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Worlds tiniest 1 pound newborn baby boy has successful heart surgery

Worlds tiniest 1 pound newborn baby boy has successful heart surgery

A baby boy born weighing just over one pound has become the world’s ‘tiniest baby’ to have undergone a successful heart surgery. The yet-to-be named baby was born prematurely at 28 weeks just the size of a palm at a government-run hospital in Udaipur in the western Indian state of Rajasthan. He was too fragile […]

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Baghdad hospital fire kills 11 newborn babies

Baghdad hospital fire kills 11 newborn babies

Aug 10, – Health ministry spokesman Ahmed al-Rudeini told press the blaze at the Yarmuk hospital in west Baghdad was started by an electrical fault just after midnight (2100 GMT Tuesday). A fire tore through the maternity ward of one of Baghdad’s largest hospitals Wednesday, killing at least 11 premature babies, medical and security sources […]

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Highest Court says Egypt legislature illegally elected

Highest Court says Egypt legislature illegally elected

June 3, CAIRO (AP) — The Supreme Constitutional Court also ruled that a 100-member panel that drafted the new constitution was illegally elected. The immediate impact of the ruling is limited. The Islamist-dominated upper house of parliament, called the Shura Council, will remain in place until elections are held for a lower house, likely early […]

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Efforts to improve maternal and newborn child health in Africa

Efforts to improve maternal and newborn child health in Africa

May 2, – More than 50 government, civil society, academic and United Nations experts came together for a meeting coordinated by the African Union (AU) in partnership with UN Women from 24 to 26 April in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to review key frameworks and initiatives on maternal and newborn child health and recommend actions for […]

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