Nigerian music legend, 2face Idibia was recently in Ghana to raise funds for premature babies in the country. The singer, who recently had his book ‘A Very Good Bad Guy’ written and launched partnered with ‘LittleBigSouls’, an international charitable organisation, to hold a fundraising event at Alisa Hotel, Ghana, on Saturday, November 14.
Themed, ‘African Royalty,’ the 4th annual fundraising event, dubbed ‘Angel Ball’ wants to raise money to complete the Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) centre at the Tema General Hospital and also to set up a new KMC centre of excellence. Speaking with 233livenews at the airport on Friday, 2face called for more support for preemies in the country saying that the lives of preterm babies can be saved with the right medical support and adequate financial commitment….
According to the co-founder of LittleBigSouls, Edith Uyovbukerhi, the objective of the event is to ‘do more to save our babies by promoting and focusing on low-cost interventions to particularly KMC.’ She added that ‘We still need critical care equipment for our NICUs, for babies too tiny and too sick and we continue to make that a focus of our fundraising.’ ‘Kangaroo Mother Care’ is a low-cost intervention which encourages skin to skin contact between new mothers and preemies as a proven way to improve breathing, body temperature, feeding and bonding in the stable newborns….
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