Born Too Soon: The Global Action Report on Preterm Birth
2 MAY 2012 - NEW YORK
In the press
Born Too Soon: The Global Action Report on Preterm Birth has garnered exciting press coverage and Blogs from around the world following the launch---from the New York Times, The Guardian, BBC and The Hindu Times to mention a few. Find a few highlights below--or download the Press Coverage Reports in pdf format, also found below.
#BornTooSoon Global TweetChat Relay reaches millions
According to the Twitter tracker, Tweetreach, the Relay reached a total of 6, 461,878 people through 6,756 Tweets coming from some 2,792 individual contributors -- an astonishing record! The #BornTooSoon Global TweetChat Relay took place as a rolling, seven-hour Conversation on Twitter #borntooson. Led by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH), Save the Children, the United Nations Foundation (UNF), March of Dimes, the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS) and the Healthy Newborn Network (HNN). PMNCH started off the first hour with @joylawn answering questions---Dr Joy Lawn is an MNCH expert and one of the authors of the Report.
- Highlights of the #Borntoosoon Hour-long Tweet Chat with Dr Joy Lawn
- Link to full story: #Borntoosoon TweetChat Relay reaches millions
15 May 2012: Born Too Soon news clipping
9 May 2012: Media Report: 15 million babies born too soon
4 May 2012: Media Report - Born Too Soon Launch
75% of deaths of premature babies are preventable, says report
U.S. Lags in Global Measure of Preterm Births
15 Million Babies Born Too Soon
More than one in ten babies worldwide born prematurely
As preterm births soar globally, U.S. ranks 130 of 184