New Delhi: 3rd May 2012
India recorded the highest number of deaths of preemies, or babies born before time, in 2010. India ranked worst in a global report card ‘Born Too Soon’, published jointly by the World Health Organization and Save the Children, as records suggest that 35 lakh children were born preterm in the country in 2010. Of these, more than 3.03 lakh children died due to complications associated with being born before time.
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