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World Prematurity Day 2017

by March of Dimes category: Cause

“15M babies are born preterm each year & nearly 1M will not live to their 5th birthday. #worldprematurityday http://thndr.me/xTmZ6x

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This campaign ended on November 17, 2017 at 7AM

World Prematurity Day 2017

To end preventable child deaths by 2030, we must focus attention on preterm birth—the leading cause of death for children under age 5. There are 15 million babies born preterm each year – and over 1 million deaths of children under 5 years from related complications. We have solutions to prevent and treat preterm birth complications. Now is the time to scale up quality care to all women and newborns for them to survive, thrive and transform society.

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March of Dimes
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The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.

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