Amu 8pm News 6 June 2023

A new survey by the National Statistics Authority in collaboration with UN International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) shows that 24 newborn babies die in every 1,000 births in Afghanistan and only 33.7 percent of women give birth in hospitals.

The survey has been conducted in 34 provinces of the country and 338 districts and has cost $3 million, according to Faqir Mohammad Ziar, Taliban’s chairperson for the National Information and Statistics Authority (NSIA).