16 November 2012

Partners mark World Prematurity Day with action and new commitments

Partners from a multitude of sectors are marking the second World Prematurity Day (WPD) in over 44 countries to bring the world’s attention to preterm birth, the leading cause of neonatal mortality and now the number two cause of child mortality globally. Read the press release, view Born Too Soon commitments on preterm birth in support of Every Woman Every Child; use the #WorldPrematurityDay and #BornTooSoon hashtags to join the global conversation on Twitter; and like WPD on Facebook.