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All these countries have also some of the highest fertility rates in the world. It maybe a brutal statement but less infant mortality may only mean more starving children and desperate young adults later.
Pakistan, for example, will add 100 mln people in next 30 years, reaching 300mln. The estimates include about 200k emigrating every year. Welcome to UK!
How long before we get to Malthusian crisis?