World Birth Defects Day – Every journey matters

8 million babies are born with a birth defect globally each year. March 3rd is World Birth Defects Day.  Every year, around 8 million children are born with birth defects globally. At the 2010 63rd World Health Assembly, the UN Member States agreed to promote primary prevention and improve the...

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“The basics matter…let us make sure that every child gets skin-to-skin contact from birth to Kangaroo Mother Care.”

A Q&A with UNICEF’s Fatima Gohar on KMC in humanitarian settings and emergencies. Photo caption: A trainee, left, practices proper newborn placement on Fatima Gohar (right) during a recent training on Kangaroo Mother Care in Somalia. World Prematurity Day (WPD) on 17 November raises awareness of the challenges and burden of...

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My #BornTooSoon Story – Jayme Wong

This story is part of the My #BornTooSoon Stories Blog Series, you can read the rest of the blogs here. It was originally published here.  (more…)

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