According to a recent report released by WHO titled Survive and thrive: transforming care for every small and sick newborn, it is crucial for the world to transform care for every newborn baby, in order to achieve the global target of health for all. Reducing neonatal mortality to 12 per 1,000 live births and under-five … Continued
Harnessing the power of parents, families and communities is one of five strategic objectives of the Every Newborn action plan.
Every tenth child in the European Union is born premature and much more could be done to prevent and properly manage the impact of prematurity through the life course of a child, family and society.
Preterm birth is the world’s largest killer of newborn babies, causing more than 1million deaths each year. 75% could be saved without expensive, high technology care.