March 3 is the first World Birth Defects Day (video in Ukrainian)

Congenital malformations (CM) are the leading cause of infant mortality in the developed world. That’s why 12 leading world health organizations have declared March 3, 2015 to be the first annual World Birth Defects Day. The purpose of this Day around the world is to improve public awareness of the causes of CM, to introduce CM primary prevention programs, to expand the network of information resources and services directed at care of patients and their families.

The following video is in Ukrainian:

Updated: 2020/09/11 — 12:48