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Live Auction at the Bike Show!

Lots of fun and tension as Going Going Bike auctioned an amazing array of items to raise funds for incubators and other lifesaving equipment. Tension mounted as competition grew for the Mark Cavendish signed helmet and fun was had by all bidding for some of the smaller lots. The Going Going Bike team donated their […]

Latest auction news – Idyllic heaven!

The Vietnam dream holiday is even more exotic and exciting! The 10 day tour now includes a night at the luxurious Furama Resort Danang. Furama is an idyllic haven, the resort enjoys a stunning beachfront location on one of Vietnam’s finest beaches, fringed by natural pines and coconut palms. The luxurious Furama Resort Danang is […]

Singing to Save Babies

Survive to Thrive – A Candlelit Celebration of words and music from darkness to light. In November 2010, St Martin’s-in-the-Fields hosted a choral concert organised by leading members of the British property and construction industry to raise funds for lifesaving equipment for the new neonatal intensive care unit at the Da Nang Hospital for Women […]

Neonatal Risks

The risk of newborn death is highest during childbirth and directly afterwards; almost half of all newborn deaths occur in the first 24 hours of life, and three-quarters occur in the first week. Quality care at birth is critical to avert the deaths of mothers, newborns and stillborn babies. After delivery, common conditions and illnesses […]

Solutions to Save Newborns

The debate today for the evolution of newborn care in developing world countries benefits from a century of developed world experience. Many recent reports on neonatal mortality in developing countries rightly place considerable emphasis on what can be achieved with simple basic interventions. These reports talk about the significant reductions in neonatal mortality in the […]

A Day in the Life of Nurse Lien

I am Lien, I am nurse in the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) at Da Nang Hospital for Women and Children. I graduated from nursing school 1.5 years ago. I have worked in the Da Nang NICU for one year. Working in the NICU is a very hard job but it is a great privilege […]

Pivotal Milestones in Neonatal Care

The past 150 years have seen dramatic changes in neonatal mortality and morbidity in the developed world. In the UK before the 1950s, little scientific effort was directed at the premature or seriously ill infant. There was very limited equipment, virtually no laboratory determinations and mothers were not allowed in the nursery for fear of […]

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