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Care of preterm newborn, including kangaroo mother care

This video describes the large number of preventable preterm deaths and they ways in which they can be avoided.

We’ve seen that the deaths of many preterm babies simply don’t need to happen. Estimates suggest that 70% of preterm deaths could be avoided with inpatient care, including provision of warmth, feeding support, safe oxygen therapy and prevention and treatment of infections.

In this video, Sarah Moxon explains what is needed to provide these types of care and the priority actions required to ensure that preterm deaths are avoided.

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Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action

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