The Toll of Newborn Deaths in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa

September 9th, 2023 | Posted By: Heidi Cortez | Posted in News, Vill-Angel Medical Clinic | Tagged , , , , ,

Neonatal mortality (NNM) (deaths per live births within the first 28 days of life) remains a severe problem worldwide. Despite advancements in improving infant and under-five mortality, neonatal mortality has not seen the same improvements. Thousands of babies under 28 days die every day from preventable causes. According to UNICEF, most of these deaths occur in rural sub-Saharan Africa.   It is estimated that 30 million babies will… Read More