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Neonatal Health: Are Nigeria’s newborns being left behind?

Hussein (not real name) was born preterm at 27 weeks, weighing about half a kilogram (0.5kg). Hussein’s mother did not get to see her son until 12 hours after his birth, and when she did, he was covered in tubes, fighting for his life in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with the help of […]

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World is failing newborn babies, says UNICEF

Situation in Nigeria is improving but progress is very slow Global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high, particularly among the world’s poorest countries, UNICEF said today in a new report on newborn mortality. Every year, 2.6 million newborns around the world do not survive their first month of life. One million of them die […]