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UNICEF reports about 20, 210 babies born in Nigeria on Jan. 1, 2018

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reports that around 20,210 infants were conceived in Nigeria on the New Year’s Day.

The births are the biggest populace of babies on the planet on Jananuary 1, 2018.

UNICEF likewise said almost 386,000 infants would be conceived worldwide on New Year’s Day, representing somewhere in the range of 90 percent in less populated areas.

Over half of these births are thought to happen in nine nations, as indicated by UNICEF.

These are: India, 69,070; China, 44,760; Nigeria, 20,210; Pakistan, 14,910; Indonesia, 13,370; United States, 11,280; Democratic Republic of Congo, 9,400; Ethiopia, 9,020; and Bangladesh, 8,370.

While many children would survive, some would not make it past their first day, UNICEF lamented and Stefan Peterson, UNICEF’s Chief of Health, said on Monday that the UN kids’ office was testing countries around the globe to ensure more babies survive their first days of life.

“This New Year, UNICEF’s determination is to help give each youngster over 60 minutes, over a day, over a month – more than survival,” Peterson said.

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