Dr. Sawsan Hussein Daffa

Special Around 25,000 babies born prematurely in Saudi Arabia per year 

Around 25,000 babies born prematurely in Saudi Arabia per year 

  • Approximately 15 million babies are delivered preterm worldwide each year, accounting for about one in 10 of all babies born
  • Dr. Sawsan Hussein Daffa, consultant neonatologist and head of pediatrics at Aya Specialist Hospital, said that nearly four percent of the total yearly births in Saudi Arabia were preterm
By MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·