Kangaroo Care in Kenya



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AllAfrica
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AllAfrica
Publication Date:
8 February 2013
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In Kenya, as across Africa, the death rate of newborn babies is tragically high. But at Kenyatta General Hospital, here in the capital city of Nairobi, medical staff are using a low-cost, natural intervention with encouraging success - Kangaroo Care.



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