Covid-19 pandemic could increase child mortality in Cambodia by 35 per cent, report warns

Covid-19 pandemic could increase child mortality in Cambodia by 35 per cent, report warns

Lenio Capsakis, Head of Health Policy at Save the Children, said: “This pandemic could reverse many of the gains we’ve seen over the past decade in child and maternal survival. The  health – and, in some cases, the lives – of millions of children are on the line. “Budgets are tightening, essential services including critical routine vaccinations […]
Cancer surgery delays could lead to 5,000 deaths, study warns

Cancer surgery delays could lead to 5,000 deaths, study warns

Delays to cancer surgery will lead to almost 5,000 deaths, a study has warned, amid growing fears about the broader impact of the coronavirus crisis. Analysis of Public Health England data by the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) found that patients could have to...