Posted by: APO | 10 November 2016

Minister Motsoaledi to announce government initiatives on the occasion of World Prematurity Day

South Africa will mark World Prematurity Day on 17th November 2016. According to the World Health Organization, globally an estimated 15 million babies are born preterm every year, and this number is increasing. Prematurity refers to a broad category of neonates born at less than 37 weeks’ gestation, and preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal mortality and the most common reason for antenatal… Read more on


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