Monday, November 10, 2014

Monday-Heath-World Prematurity Day 17th November!

Today on the show we spoke to Julie Gibson from the Newborn Groote Schuur Trust.World Prematurity Day is observed on 17 November each year to raise awareness of preterm birth and the concerns of preterm babies and their families worldwide.Approximately 15 million babies are born preterm each year, accounting for about one in 10 of all babies born worldwide.
Julie mentioned that in Goote Schuur hospital they will be celebrating the day is style, they urge people in the community on that day to wear something purple in support of the World Premetutiry Day. They will welcome anyone in the community thats interested in knitting caps for babies that are born premature. If you find your self in around Salt River or Observaty please make your way to the Groote Schuur hospital, she added that they will open their doors at 07h00 till 2pm.

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