Category: News and Updates

Nov 14

TBHI Introduces App To Support Premature Babies

A Non-Governmental Organization, Tiny Beating Hearts Initiative (TBHI) is set to unveil an App, as well as a short code that would help in educating and informing challenged parents on hospitals with neonatal services for their premature babies. This is parts of activities to mark the 2018 World Prematurity Day. The Executive Director of TBHI,…
Oct 26

TBHI set to Commemorate World Prematurity Day 2018.

November is the month to raise awareness on Prematurity. November 17 is the global day of action on Prematurity as it affects us as individuals and as a collective entity. Because Prematurity is a major factor affecting newborn and child mortality, it has become a critical point in assessing healthcare level and advancement and invariably…
Sep 3

Stakeholders’ Meeting: Event Review

On Thursday 30th of August we held a stakeholders’ meeting to discuss how to strengthen Kogi State’s healthcare system for effective service delivery to pregnant women and neonates. It was not only a wonderful outing but a hugely successful and participatory meeting where we also took the opportunity to give out consumables to the hospital…
Aug 27

PRESS RELEASE

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…
Aug 7

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…
Jun 28

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…
Jun 28

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…