Why in news?
- No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their future, according to a recently released report by a Commission of more than 40 child and adolescent health experts from around the world.
- The Commission was convened by the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and The Lancet
Country wise comparison
The index shows that children in Norway, the Republic of Korea and the Netherlands have the best chance at survival and wellbeing, while children in the Central African Republic, Chad, Somalia, Niger and Mali face then worst odds