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August 31, 2013
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Child mortality: Malnutrition a major cause

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Pankaj Karmakar MALNUTRITION has emerged as a severe threat to children’s health in Bangladesh as it indirectly contributes to 50 percent of total child mortality in the country, experts say. Around half of the children aged below five in Bangladesh … Continue reading

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Critically ill children are being treated at Tangail district hospital. photo: unicef/khokon

August 31, 2013
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Pneumonia still remains a serious affliction

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STAFF CORRESPONDENT WHEN Arif Mollah’s three-years-old son Bayejid contracted suffered from pneumonia last year, he initially thought that Bayejid’s difficult breathing was due to a seasonal flu that could be cured through homemade remedies. As Bayejid’s condition became severe in … Continue reading

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August 31, 2013
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ANNOUNCEMENT

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UNICEF is conducting an opinion survey of Bangladeshi children aged from 12 to 17 years to collect their opinions on children’s socio-economic rights. Please join the opinion poll and express your opinion: log in “http://unicef.cominfo24.com/index.php”

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August 31, 2013
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DECLARATION

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Bangladesh reiterates its commitment to end preventable child deaths by 2035 through strengthening previous successes achieved for reducing child mortality. The country has declared its determination to give all out efforts to reduce under-five mortality to 20 per 1000 live … Continue reading

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