In an article for ITV News, Save the Children's Justin Forsyth talks about the charity's new project which could save scores of young lives.
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Newborns freezing to death in hospital incubators, patients opting to be knocked out with metal bars for lack of anesthesia, surging cases of polio.
A new report published by charity Save the Children paints a dire picture of Syria's collapsing healthcare system.
The report, issued by charity Save the Children, said some 60 percent of Syria's hospitals have been damaged or destroyed since the start of the three-year-old conflict and nearly half of its doctors have fled the country.
In Aleppo, one of the worst-hit cities, only 36 of its 2,500 doctors remain.
The report says increasing numbers of children are suffering and dying from diseases that would have been previously treated or prevented.
Up to 80,000 children across the Syria have contracted polio, even though the illness was eradicated across Syria in 1995.
Over 140,000 people have died in the war, which started as a peaceful protest movement against President Bashar al-Assad and degenerated into civil conflict.
Britain's decision to resettle some of the "most vulnerable" Syrian refugees has been welcomed by Save the Children, as it was "consistent with the UK Government's leadership".
Speaking from Jordan, Karl Schembri told Daybreak the UK had provided "generous humanitarian aid" to the millions of Syrian refugees who had fled to neighbouring Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.
However, he warned the amount Britain would re-home was just "the tip of the iceberg", adding that it should take in thousands, not hundreds.
Celebrity waxworks at Madame Tussauds have been given a festive makeover in support of Save the Children.
Wax figures of Usain Bolt, Albert Einstein, Kate Winslet, Sir Richard Branson and Boris Johnson saw their usual attire replaced with loud Christmas jumpers to show their support for the charity's 'Christmas Jumper Day: Make the world better with a sweater' campaign.
People are being encouraged to wear a Christmas jumper on Friday 13 December and give £1 or more to Save the Children.
Save the Children Chief Executive Justin Forsyth is urging the UN Security Council to act over the humanitarian crisis in Syria with as much urgency as chemical weapons in the country.
Save the Children ambassador Myleene Klass, who travelled to Manila, Philippines, to see how breastfeeding was saving lives, told ITV News "misinformation" was behind the breastfeeding decline in the developing world.
Celebrities Victoria Beckham, Myleene Klass and Donna Air have tweeted their support for the Save the Children breastfeeding campaign, they wrote:
Save the Children ambassador Myleene Klass travelled to Manila, Philippines, where her mother is from, to find out how breastfeeding is saving lives.
Brendan Cox from Save the Children has said, that the empowerment of women is one of the main reasons, why women do not breast feed.
Speaking to Daybreak he said in many cases women are not allowed to make the decision, with the husband making the decision for them.
A report out today has highlighted the fact that fewer women are breastfeeding in developing countries.
Save the Children say that by feeding a child within the first hour of it being born, it can boost the baby's immune system and even "save lives".
The number of breastfeeding mothers in East Asia and the Pacific has fallen from 45% in 2006 to 29% in 2012.
The charity said that lives could be saved if mothers breastfed within the first hour after birth.
– Justin Forsyth, Save the Children chief executive
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