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Midwives Leading the Way with Quality Care

Today, on the International Day of the Midwife, we acknowledge and applaud the valuable contributions of midwives around the world to support maternal and newborn health. This year’s theme is “Midwives leading the way with quality care”, and when 15 million babies around the world are born preterm – before 37 weeks of pregnancy are [...]

By |2018-05-05T01:07:18+00:00May 5th, 2018|Global, Malawi|0 Comments

Every Preemie Partners with University of Malawi College of Medicine and MaiKhanda Trust to Assess Innovative Family-Led Care Model

In Malawi, 120,000 babies are born preterm (less than 37 weeks of gestation) each year, and over 5,000 children under 5 die due to direct preterm complications. Malawi has the highest rate of preterm birth in the world. In addition to these babies who are born too soon, 14% of babies are born too small [...]

By |2018-04-04T14:26:36+00:00April 4th, 2018|Implementation Research, Malawi|0 Comments

PCI Secures Private Donation to Benefit Fragile Newborns, Mothers in Malawi

Nine health facilities in the Balaka District of Malawi recently received supplies that will transform the quality of care for more than 2,000 preterm and low birth weight (LBW) babies and their mothers. The shipment—which included special feeding cups, wraps for skin-to-skin contact, hospital gowns, bed linens, and baby hats and socks—was made possible through [...]

By |2018-04-04T14:29:18+00:00July 14th, 2017|Malawi|0 Comments

Happy Father’s Day from Every Preemie

Today, as we celebrate Father’s Day, we would like to acknowledge the contributions made by fathers in caring for their early/small newborns. Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely (before 37 weeks of gestation) and complications of premature birth is the leading cause of death for children under 5 globally. This is a staggering [...]

By |2018-04-04T14:29:28+00:00June 16th, 2017|Global, Malawi|0 Comments