- Premature birth and birth defects affect 23 million babies worldwide.
- More than 4 million die from preterm birth and birth defects.
- Working with local and global partners, we can make a difference.
Since its establishment in 1998, March of Dimes Global Programs has conducted partnership projects in 33 countries across Central and South America, Africa, the Middle East, South-eastern Europe, Asia and the Western Pacific region. For more information on current projects, please see "In depth."