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LDS Charities neonatal training in Africa

Donations to the Humanitarian Aid Fund support Maternal & Newborn Care and other humanitarian initiatives approved by Church leaders. More Information

900,000 babies die each year because they can’t breathe at birth. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints volunteers train in-country medical personnel who in turn train others to assist with resuscitation of newborns with breathing difficulties.

nrt-map Note: Dark areas on the map represent those countries receiving Neonatal Resuscitation Training aid.

Last year, the Church provided neonatal resuscitation training to 16,473 people in 9 countries. People in 94 countries and territories have been helped since 2003.

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