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The maker of Huggies plans lớn invest $1 million over three years khổng lồ support initiatives to lớn improve neo-natal health and reduce infant mortality.


Ha Noi, Viet Nam, 12 December 2019 -- Kimberly-Clark, the maker of Huggies diapers, today announced its intent to partner with to tư vấn initiatives that improve sầu neonatal health outcomes in the rural mountainous and central highland provinces of north & central Viet Nam & reduce infant mortality.

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In the past 25 years, Viet Nam has achieved significant progress in improving survival rates for children under five sầu years of age, reducing from 52 to 21 deaths per 1,000 live sầu births, between 1990 and 2018. Despite this progress, infant mortality rates in the North và Central Highlands remain high and in some provinces such as Lai Chau và Kon Tum, the rates are three times higher than the national average.

The partnership, signed this morning at the UN House in Ha Noi, commits to provide targeted tư vấn to 7 provinces - Dien Bien, Lao Cai, Son La, Lai Chau, Gia Lai, Kon Tum, Dak Nong. This will include interventions to lớn help strengthen neo-natal health systems through regular trainings for healthcare workers on Early Essential Newborn Care (EENC) & Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC), and by establishing processes that improves access to lớn essential healthcare services for pregnant mothers & their babies. Kimberly-Clark và estimate that these interventions will directly benefit 265,000 newborn lives over the next 3 years and will indirectly help more than a million newborns annually.

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“Partnerships with the business community energise the important work of maternal and child health và expedite progress. That’s why we’re so pleased, today, to launch with Kimberly Clark, and its Huggies brvà, a partnership with the Ministry of Health & that will further improve sầu the health & well-being of Vietnamese mothers & their children, especially the most disadvantaged,” said Ramãng cầu Flowers, Representative, Viet Nam.

Vice Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son appreciated the contribution of Kimberly-Clark Corporation and in improving maternal and child health. “We are delighted to witness the partnership of Kimberly-Clark and to tư vấn programmes committed lớn improve maternal & neonatal healthcare in Northern and Central Highlands of Viet Nam through capathành phố building for healthcare workers at national, provincial và commune levels. This is an important contribution to the Ministry to achieve our goals towards reducing infant and child mortality”.