Premature Births in the Spotlight in Nigeria
According to latest figures from the World Health Organisation Nigeria is number three on the top ten countries with the highest number of preterm births with 773,600.
Guardian, 21 November 2017
Nigeria is placed third among the ten countries with the highest number of preterm births with 773,600, according to latest figures from the World Health Organisation (WHO). Read more »
Preterm infants are babies born before the 37th week of pregnancy. (file photo).
Namibia: Born Too Soon
Namibian, 22 November 2017
SOME people say the delivery or baby ward is a happy place compared to the rest of the hospital, because there you often find happy parents and even happier grandparents. Read more »
New Era, 20 November 2017
Prematurity is the leading cause of death among children under the age of five. This was said during Namibia's first commemoration of World Prematurity Day at Oshakati Intermediate… Read more »
Monitor, 20 November 2017
A new report released by Save the Children, a non-governmental organisation, has revealed that 226,000 children born every year in Uganda are below the normal 37 weeks of… Read more »
Like any mother, Jacinta Ochieng wanted nothing more than to take her children home, all five of them, even though their birth had surprised her- she thought she had been carrying ... Read more »