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Newborn survival rate in U.S. ranks surprisingly low

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A 20 year analysis of newborn death rates around the world published in PLoS Medicine showed that the number of newborn deaths in the United States ranked 41 out of 45 among industrialized countries, equal with Qatar and Croatia. The World Health Organization and Save the Children conducted the study, which also showed that the number of infants who […]

UN Peacekeepers accused of abusing children

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A leading UK charity is claiming that children in post-conflict areas are being abused by UN peacekeepers and aid workers. After research in Ivory Coast, southern Sudan and Haiti, the charity proposed an international watchdog be set up. Save the Children said it had sacked three workers for breaching its codes, and called on others […]