South Asia has a high infant mortality rate compared with other regions. In India, especially, the number of infant deaths accounts for 21%* of the global total. In this program, Takeda is working in partnership with World Vision in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Afghanistan. The program will build the capacity of 1,400 community health workers to reduce preventable deaths among mothers and children by providing some 500,000 people with knowledge and services related to healthcare over ﬁve years.
Source：Levels & Trends in Child Mortality
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India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan