Judith Robb-McCord is the director of PCI’s Every Preemie — SCALE program funded through USAID. Judith has twenty years of international public health experience with a focus on maternal, newborn and child health. She worked with USAID in Kenya, Eritrea, Côte d'Ivoire and Ethiopia. Judith was the director of Jhpiego's Maternal & Neonatal Health Program; and was the regional director of PATH's Malaria Control and Evaluation Program in Africa. Learn more about PCI at www.PCIGlobal.org.
This year, 15 million babies will be born too soon and more than 1 million of these babies won’t survive. Here's one way to turn the tide. A #HealthyMeans guest commentary on the occasion of World Prematurity Day, by Project Concern International's Judith Robb McCord.