Two key reports from 2019 relating to World Prematurity Day include:
 The report “Nurturing Care for Small and Sick Newborns: Evidence Review and Country Case Studies” (bit.ly/2Vxgr9r) aims to summarize the evidence and best practices on nurturing care approaches for small and sick newborns focusing on core elements of developmentally supportive care, which is disease-independent but vital to promoting healthy growth and well-being.
 The report “Survive and thrive: transforming care for every small and sick newborn” (bit.ly/care4everynewborn) calls for investing in quality inpatient neonatal care and designating facilities for specialized and intensive newborn care. Governments, health professionals, parents and other partners are encouraged to join this movement in supporting continued investment in health systems that respond to the needs of the most vulnerable to achieve the vision of a better world for every mother and newborn.

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