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First Embrace

Hanoi launches WHO “First Embrace” to save lives at birth

Health

Hanoi launches WHO “First Embrace” to save lives at birth

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) kicked off the “First Embrace” campaign in the National Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital in Hanoi on July 17 to promote immediate skin-to-skin contact between mother and child to save thousands of newborn lives in the country.

WHO launches campaign to save newborns in Vietnam

Health

WHO launches campaign to save newborns in Vietnam

The World Health Organization (WHO) launched its “First Embrace” campaign in Vietnam on July 14, highlighting simple steps that will save thousands of newborn lives and prevent hundreds of thousands of complications each year from unsafe or outdated practices in newborn care in the country.