Conflict, Climate Change And Covid Threaten The Health Of Women, Children: PMNCH

Conflict, climate change and Kovid threaten the health of women, children: PMNCH

At least one crore 80 lakh children did not receive a single dose of DTP in 2021.

New Delhi:

The UN’s PMNCH organization said that the health of women, children and adolescents around the world is threatened by conflict, climate change and Kovid-19. It underlined that it is necessary to listen to the voice of the citizens at the highest level of government. The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) Accountability Breakfast, an organization associated with the health and well-being of women, children and adolescents, said in a statement that data from the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF shows that 2021 alone In 2014, 25 million children did not receive basic vaccinations against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP).

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The statement said that in 2021 at least one crore 80 lakh children did not get a single dose of DTP. It said that most of these children live in low- and middle-income countries, with the highest numbers in India, Nigeria, Indonesia, Ethiopia and the Philippines. According to this, 274 million people will need humanitarian aid and protection in 2022. This number is much higher than the figure of 235 million people a year ago.

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