Health and Healthcare

These are the world's safest – and most dangerous – places to be born

Newborn babies are given baths by a parent and nurses at a hospital in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei province August 19, 2006. CHINA OUT REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA)

Pakistan has the highest infant mortality rate, with almost 1 in 20 children dying before the end of their first month. Image: Reuters

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UNICEF says a child’s birth and first month is the most dangerous period of life. Image: REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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