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World Prematurity Day 2019 – A big campaign for small babies

“Born too Soon: Providing the right care, at the right time, in the right place” Worldwide, about 15 million babies are born preterm every year. That means approximately a baby out of 10 is a preterm baby and the numbers are rising. With the complications resulting from preterm birth being the leading cause of death among children under 5 years of age, which account for 1 million deaths per annum, preterm birth is a global, pressing issue. It puts emotional and…
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World Prematurity Day 2019: Global claim out now

On 17 November, we will once more unite for World Prematurity Day. For the third time, the global community will celebrate jointly along with the common motto: Born too Soon: Providing the right care, at the right time, in the right place. We warmly invite you to share this year’s global claim and join this worldwide campaign.  This year, we will highlight the importance to ensure high-quality care for every baby, to provide nurturing care for the best start in…
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World Prematurity Day 2018 celebrated by Baxter

Baxter celebrated World Prematurity Day in a dozen countries, engaging hundreds of employees. They set up a global neonatal symposium, launched a campaign where colleagues shared their NICU story, and organised fundraising events in their branches worldwide. Selection of regional and local activities: Switzerland: On November 20, Baxter EMEA celebrated the 10th Anniversary of World Prematurity Day. Cristiano Franzi, SVP & President EMEA, opened the…
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