Tag: World Prematurity Day

HSA offers free screenings for preterm babies

HSA offers free screenings for preterm babies

| 17/11/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of the Health Services Authority’s (HSA) commemoration of World Prematurity Day today (17 November) it is offering free developmental checks for all preterm babies born before 34 weeks, and who are not yet 18 months old and not receiving regular therapy. The purpose of the global initiative is to raise […]

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Early care essential in premature births

Early care essential in premature births

| 16/11/2017 | 0 Comments

Dr Sara Watkin writes: Today (17 November) is World Prematurity Day and here in Cayman we punch well above our meagre size in terms of the standard of care provided to preterm infants born on the island. Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely worldwide and in Cayman we definitely have our fair share. […]

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HSA offers free developmental checks for preemies

HSA offers free developmental checks for preemies

| 11/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In honour of World Prematurity Day, an observance celebrated annually on 17 November, a local mother has decided to show her gratitude to the Health Services Authority’s (HSA) neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with a donation for the purchase of new equipment. Jennifer Collins, a director with Carne Group, said each month […]

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