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Low-cost Infant Warmer Saves Lives

Half the Sky Movement

Just 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) when he was born in Somaliland at the Edna Adan University Hospital, Khalid was severely hypothermic and in danger of the same fate that afflicts more than 1 million infants every year when they die on their first day. However, due to a low-cost infant warmer created by the nonprofit organization Embrace -- which costs less than 1 percent of the price of an incubator -- and the excellent care provided by the staff, Khalid survived and thrived.

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