These country profiles, create by Every Preemie-SCALE, provide information on preterm and low birth weight prevention and care for 23 countries. These profiles were launched on 17 November 2015 for World Prematurity Day.
This report presents the latest internationally comparable maternal mortality ratio (MMR) estimates, including trends from 1990 to 2015. The estimates are important for measuring progress on the Sustainable Development Goals and working towards ending preventable maternal deaths.
To mark World Prematurity Day on 17 November 2015 MamaYe have produced this Factsheet on Preterm Birth in Nigeria. It summarises the latest evidence on prematurity and the interventions most needed to prevent it and care for preterm babies.