167 infants die of preventable mortality causes, WHO warns

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that an estimated 167 infants die every day in Afghanistan due to preventable causes.

WHO said in a tweet on Monday that fast action was needed to improve the health of mothers and children. 

On Sunday, WHO said that 20 million people in Afghanistan are at risk of malnutrition and infectious diseases.

WHO has furthered warned that an estimated 17.6 million people in Afghanistan are in need of “life-saving” medical help.