THARPARKAR: On Sunday, the toll of children dying of malnutrition in Tharparker region rises as four more succumbed to death in the past 24 hours.
According to the Sindh health department, the deaths took place at Civil Hospital, Mithi. The deceased included two infants.
The latest deaths have taken the death toll in Tharparker to 35 in ongoing month.
The health department also states, every year 1,500 children die due to malnutrition, infections and lack of proper medical facilities in the remote region.
A report released by the United Nation’s Children Fund in April stated that Pakistan is among countries with the highest infant mortality rates, with 22 infants dying before turning one month old.