Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely – more than one in ten of all babies around the world. Nearly all these deaths can be prevented by providing the right care, at the right time, in the right place. This flyer highlights the importance of basic Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services in ensuring the right place for quality service delivery to save newborn lives. ”Every birth should be supported by a safe pair of hands, washed with soap and water, using sterile equipment, in a clean environment“……by Henrietta H. Fore, UNICEF Executive Director