• Nigeria ranked 3rd on list of countries with premature births

    Nigeria ranked 3rd on list of countries with premature births

    About 15 million premature births are recorded each year, with Nigeria ranked 3rd on the list of countries with premature births with an estimated 871,000 babies born pre-term every year.

    Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, disclosed this yesterday at the occasion marking the World Prematurity and Pneumonia Day.

    Also, as part of the efforts to save Newborn lives, Federal Ministry of Health launched three policy documents relating to Newborn Health. These are: Nigeria Every Newborn Action Plan, essential Newborn Care training […]