WHO urges 'immediate action' after cough syrup deaths
More than 300 children, mostly under five years old, died of acute kidney injury last year, in deaths that were associated with contaminated medicines, in Gambia, Indonesia and Uzbekistan.
Indian maker of cough syrup linked to Uzbekistan deaths halts production
Uzbekistan's health ministry says at least 18 children died in Samarkand city after consuming Marion Biotech's Dok-1 Max syrup.
Uzbekistan says 18 children dead after consuming India-made syrup
A batch of the syrup contained ethylene glycol, which the ministry said was a toxic substance.
Logistics, trust issues behind high dropout rate among Orang Asli children
Many parents are still traumatised by the incident in 2015, in which a number of Orang Asli children got lost and died in the jungle after running away from school.
UK govt admits antibiotic shortage
Family doctors and parents have reported difficulty finding antibiotics to treat Strep A, which typically causes a sore throat and fever and flu-like symptoms.
Children of India's burning coalfields dream of a fire-free future
Daily coal production in Jharia this year jumped to 100,000 tonnes, up from an average of 80,000 tonnes until 2021, local mining officials say.
US State Department 'deeply troubled' by report on Nigerian army killing children
Nigerian military leaders say the report is an insult to Nigerians and part of a foreign effort to undermine the country's fight against the insurgents.
Yemen war has killed or maimed over 11,000 children, says UN
About 2.2 million Yemeni children are acutely malnourished, one quarter of them aged under five, and most are at extreme risk from cholera, measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases.
Political campaigns, for 18 and above only?
Parents say that campaign speeches are often far from children-friendly.
Young boy rescued from Indonesia quake rubble after two days
The rescue revived hopes that survivors could still be pulled alive from the wreckage days after the strong tremor that hit the West Java town of Cianjur, killing at least 271 people.
Many schoolchildren among 252 dead in Indonesia quake
Hundreds of people were injured in the quake and officials warned the death toll was likely to rise.
Ukraine's prosecutor general says over 400 children killed in war to date
The UN has said at least 16,295 civilians have been killed since Russia's invasion, which Kyiv and Western leaders have denounced as an act of unprovoked aggression.