National World Prematurity Day 2014


 
Publication: Berita Harian (BM)
Headline: Malaysia catat 12.3 peratus kelahiran bayi pramatang

Summary:
Article resulting from the World Prematurity Day 2014 celebration.
The article talks about Malaysian prematurity statistics: 12.3% of 500,000 preterm births
It states that preterm birth is one of the leading causes of death in the world.
The article states that the YSAS had [before this] donated 2 ambulances amounting to RM1.3M to be used by Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital and Sungai Buloh Hospital to transport babies.
The article also mentions about the celebration of World Prematurity Day to raise awareness about prematurity, its impacts and to reduce the risks of preterm births.
Also mentioned are ways to prevent deaths associated with prematurity e.g. Kangaroo mother care.
‘Early Birds’ as an initiative by AbbVie and in partnership with neonatologists and organisations such as the PSM, and the objective of the campaign were also mentioned.
The article also mentions that the event was attended by 200 children who were born premature and their parents.
 
Quotes were taken from Dato’ Dr Azman and Dr See Kwee Ching.
<Source: Newswire / Bernama>
Publication: Sinar Harian (BM)
Headline: 12.3 peratus kelahiran adalah bayi pramatang

Summary:
Article resulting from the World Prematurity Day 2014 celebration.
The article talks about Malaysian prematurity statistics: 12.3% of 500,000 preterm births
It states that preterm birth is one of the leading causes of death in the world.
The article states that the YSAS had [before this] donated 2 ambulances amounting to RM1.3M to be used by Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital and Sungai Buloh Hospital to transport babies.
The article also mentions about the celebration of World Prematurity Day to raise awareness about prematurity, its impacts and to reduce the risks of preterm births.
Also mentioned is premature babies require more specialised care compared to full term babies.

Quotes were taken from Dato’ Dr Azman and Dr See Kwee Ching.
<Source: Newswire / Bernama>
Publication: The Malay Mail (Eng)
Headline: Perak gets high-tech neonatal ambulances

Summary:
The article focuses on the ambulances donated by the YSAS.
It mentions that the donation marked an important milestone in the establishment of a national network of well-equipped neonatal and paedriatric ambulances in Malaysia.
The article states that the ambulances were slated to be operational by end of next year.

Quotes were taken from Dato’ Dr Azman and Dr See Kwee Ching.
The article also quotes Datuk Dr Amar Singh about his message to pregnant mothers.
Publication: The Sun (Eng)
Headline: Ignorance cause of premature births

Summary:
The short article talks about Malaysian prematurity statistics: 12.3% of 500,000 preterm births.
It states that preterm birth is one of the leading causes of death in the world.

Quotes were taken from Dato’ Dr Azman.
<Source: Newswire / Bernama>
Publication: Bernama (Online)
Headline: 12.3 Per Cent Babies Born Premature In Malaysia Yearly

Summary:
The short article talks about Malaysian prematurity statistics: 12.3% of 500,000 preterm births.
It states that preterm birth is one of the leading causes of death in the world.
The article also mentions about the celebration of World Prematurity Day to raise awareness about prematurity, its impacts and to reduce the risks of preterm births.
The article also mentions that the event was attended by 200 children who were born premature and their parents.

Quotes were taken from Dato’ Dr Azman and Dr See Kwee Ching.
Publication: Malay Mail Online (Online)
Headline: Preemies comprise 12.3pc of babies born annually in Malaysia

Summary:
The short article talks about Malaysian prematurity statistics: 12.3% of 500,000 preterm births.
It states that preterm birth is one of the leading causes of death in the world.
The article also mentions about the celebration of World Prematurity Day to raise awareness about prematurity, its impacts and to reduce the risks of preterm births.
The article also mentions that the event was attended by 200 children who were born premature and their parents.

Quotes were taken from Dato’ Dr Azman and Dr See Kwee Ching.
<Source: Newswire / Bernama>

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