India Tops ‘Born to Die same Day’ List

5/14/2013
According to the humanitarian organization Save the Children charity in an annual report entitled “State of the World’s Mothers ,India tops the list of babies that die on the day they are born.India has the dubious distinction of recording the most first-day deaths of children.Every year, 3,09,000 children die on the day they are born in India. It accounts for 29% of all the first-day deaths globally, the highest for any country.India is followed on this grim list by Nigeria (89,700 deaths, or 9 percent); Pakistan (59,800, or 6 percent); China (50,600, or 5 percent); and Democratic Republic of Congo (48,400, or 5 percent).
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