World Health Organization Warns World

Dr. Margaret Chan via Timesonline

Dr. Margaret Chan via Timesonline

World Health Organization(WHO)  says it estimates that up to 400,000 additional child deaths could occur annually due to the impact of the economic crisis is having on maternal care and child health.

Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the WHO says that “if we do not [do something about the death toll] more women will suffer or die because of complications arising from pregnancy and delivery, and more children will die because of lack of food or immunization or poor water sanitation.”

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