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Tuesday, 6 February 2018

31 thousand newborns died on the first day

Due to immature births, birth problems and infections, 62 thousand newborns (birth to 28 days) in Bangladesh every year. In this, 50 percent (31,000) newborns die within one day after birth. 88 percent of newborn deaths are due to inborn premature birth due to infections, respiratory problems and short weight. But these causes are preventable.

Today, the first light on Tuesday, 'Save each newborn will be saved', the keynote speech of the Round Table Conference, said the information provided by Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council President Pediatrician Mohammad Sahidulla. He said that 19 percent of newborns die after 7 to 28 days after birth. 73 percent of the newborn's total mortality is happening at home. 60 percent of the deaths of children under the age of five are newborn deaths. Because of adolescent maternity, newborns increase the risk of death.

The Round Table Conference was held in the Prothom-alo office of Karwan Bazar in collaboration with United Nations Children's Fund-UNICEF. Talkers in the meeting told that the body of the newborn was wiped, bathing late, feeding mother's breast within one hour of birth, low birth weight and immature born with a newborn baby (Kangaroo Mother Care), avoiding navel infection, rapid breathing problems It is possible to reduce the rate of death of newborns by focusing on certain issues, including the need for newborns. For this, to ensure delivery and quality service to the hospital or health care center. Each newborn has to be counted.
State Minister for Health Zahid Malik said in the roundtable meeting as the chief guest, the maternity of the girl is not desirable anyway. These mothers are born with little weight. And 45 percent of newborn deaths are due to this. Mothers awareness and empowerment are important in preventing the death of newborns. If you can overcome the discrimination between village and city and the rich and poor in getting services, it will be possible to prevent the death of newborns. If you reduce the number of births, it will be possible to reduce the rate of infant mortality in 24 hours.

Health Minister Zahid Malek also said that there is a lot of problems including lack of adequate manpower, lack of adequate management, lack of budget, lack of adequate machinery, quality services in the health sector. The need to coordinate the work of government, private and donor groups to overcome these problems. He called upon the Awami League to include the issue of reducing the rate of infant mortality in election manifesto to various political parties.

Directorate of Health Director Abul Kalam Azad said 55 percent of maternal deaths and 73 percent of newborn deaths were reported after the birth of the special guest in the roundtable. Presently three thousand community clinics have been provided with normal delivery. The government has started the process of recruiting 65,000 Multipurpose Health Volunteers. Allocations made in different sectors, including the allocation of 350 crores directly to the newborn sector, are adequate. Proper use of budget, attitude of professional services, coordination between government and non-government work, and prevention of newborns is possible if people are aware.

In the roundtable, the co-editor of the first light of the first light, Abdul Kaiyum, was present.
General Secretary of Bangladesh Pediatric Association MA AK Azad Chowdhury, Chairman of Newborn Department of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, MA Mannan, UNICEF Health Manager, Ziaul Matin, UNICEF Chief Health Maya Vendantant, Primary Health Care Director Khaleda Islam, Professional Association of Obstetricians and Gynecological Society of or Ladesera (ojiesabi) Secretary General Feroza Begum, Department of Health (Newborn and Child Health) MCH Services Unit, Program Manager, Farid Uddin Ahmed, the United Nations Population Fund technical officer Mohammad Abu Sayeed. Hasan, Save the Children, Newborn and Child Health Mamani, HSS Project Program Director, Sabbir Ahmed, Assistant Scientific Officer of International Diarrheal Research Center, Ahmad Ehsanur Rahman, Director of Midwifery Directorate at Nursing, Zahra Khatun. Round Table Conference has said, 'Every Child Elite Campaign' is being run in 10 countries including Bangladesh.

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