Africa: Simple Interventions Could Save Most Premature Babies
More than a million premature babies die worldwide each year, but the majority could be saved if a range of existing inexpensive treatments and procedures were made more widely available.
SciDev.Net, 2 May 2012
More than a million premature babies die worldwide each year, but the majority could be saved if a range of existing inexpensive treatments and procedures were made more widely... read more »
Stunningly small A newborn lies on his mothers chest. Low birthweight babies often weigh less than two pounds about five pounds lighter than the average for healthy babies in high-income countries.
World Health Organization, 2 May 2012
Each year, some 15 million babies in the world, more than one in 10 births, are born too early, according to the just released report Born Too Soon: The Global Action Report on... read more »
Daily Trust, 9 March 2012
At least 10 premature babies die every week at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), the Chief Medical Director of UCTH, Dr.Thomas Agan has said.read more »
Vanguard, 22 April 2012
The last time she was pregnant, Nana developed pregnancy induced hypertension, but she was lucky because she lived to tell the story. When she first became pregnant, Nana hadn't a... read more »
Least developed countries must improve women's access to education and family planning if they are to achieve sustainable development, says a report. Read more »