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August 27, 2018. Tiny Beating Hearts Initiative, an organization which Centres around prevention of prematurity, advocacy to reduce prematurity and deaths arising from complications of prematurity and support for premature babies will be holding a stakeholders meeting on Thursday August 30, 2018 on the the theme Strengthening the Kogi State Healthcare System to Deliver Effective […]

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BURDEN OF PREMATURE BIRTHS IN NIGERIA|by Sole Oyebade

THE BURDEN OF INFANT DEATHS IN NIGERIA WAS AGAIN BROUGHT TO THE FORE RECENTLY AS EXPERTS’ FINDINGS REVEALED THAT NO FEWER THAN 700,000 PREMATURE BABIES ARE LOST EVERY YEAR IN THE COUNTRY. The deaths, due to premature related complications, places Nigeria second after India on the global neonatal mortality ratio of babies that die within […]

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Stakeholders Make Case For Pre-mature Babies In Nigeria

Issues relating to the plights of pre-mature babies and the challenges they are having to go through were brought to the fore at an event to mark this year’s world Pre-mature Babies Day. The event which had the founder, Tiny Beating Heart Initiative( TBHI) and Chief Press Secretary to Kogi State Government, Hon Petra Onyegbule […]

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TBHI Donates Neonatal Items To Kogi Hospital

Neonatal items worth thousands of naira have been donated to the neonatal ward of the Specialist Hospital, Lokoja. Presenting the items yesterday in Lokoja, the Founder of Tiny Beating Hearts Initiative (TBHI), Mrs. Petra Akinti Onyegbule said the items were to be used strictly for premature babies. Mrs. Onyegbule maintained that premature babies come with […]

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CPC Boss applauds Kogi Gov’s CPS initiatives on preemies

Written By Halimat Isah The DG,  Consumer Protection Council (CPC) Barr Tunde Irukera, has applauded the commitment of the founder, Tiny Beating Hearts Initiative (TBHI), Mrs Petra Akinti Onyegbule towards cushioning challenges related to premature birth in Kogi State. Irukera gave the applause on Wednesday when he received the TBHI team led by the founder […]

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NGO Launches Advocacy Project for Premature Babies in Kogi

Tiny Beating Hearts Initiative (TBHI), an NGO in Kogi, on Thursday said the organisation has launched an advocacy project aimed at reducing preterm-related issues in the state. The Founder/Executive Director of the organisation, Mrs Petra Onyegbule, disclosed this in Lokoja during an advocacy visit to the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs […]

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I was heartbroken! Onyegbule, CPS to Kogi governor, tells her preterm baby story

*Says child did not look like a human being when she gave birth to her Mrs Petra Akinti Onyegbule, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, is the Executive Director, Tiny Beating Heart Initiative, TBHI, a non-governmental organisation, NGO, that deals with issues surrounding premature babies. In this interview, Onyegbule shares the […]

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Woman Delivered Of Premature Quadruplets in Kogi State

A case of preterm birth of a set of quadruplets was recently recorded in Kogi state.. The mother Mrs Amina Yesufu and her babies are currently being taken care of at Rehoboth Hospital, Lokoja, the capital city.. Read the full update below; As shared by Petra Akinti Onyegbule, the Senior Special Assistant on Electronic Media […]

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