Bollywood stars pledge for children's survival, development

Last Updated: Sat, Feb 09, 2013 05:11 hrs

Bollywood actors and goodwill ambassadors of Unicef Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Sharmila Tagore pledged to work for children's survival and development.

A three-minute audiovisual (AV) of the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) released here Friday featured Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Sharmila Tagore emphasing on the need to give every child a chance to live and reduce the mortality rate.

It also reiterated the need for better health facilities and nutrition for children under the age of five.

The AV was released as part of "Call to Action for Child Survival and Development", a three-day summit, in the presence of Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad.

The summit has been organised by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in partnership with Unicef Feb 7-9.

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