Neonatal project sees 50% fewer deaths in a year
There has been a 50% reduction in the number of infant deaths at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) in the first year of implementation of a Neonatal Intensive Care Services project between the Ministry of Health and Dr Narendra Singh’s Guyana Help the Kids (GHTK) organisation.
A release from the Government Information Agency (GINA) said this was revealed on Tuesday by Dr Singh, founder of GHTK, at a seminar, titled ‘Neonatal network – saving our babies’ held at the Resource Centre of the GPH.
According to Dr Singh, the partnership was developed by the government and GHTK over a year ago, to ensure safer delivery for mothers, healthier childhood for infants and to reduce infant mortality (children under 5 years). Under the project the Ministry of Health is constructing neonatal units outfitted with …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.