Welcome to the Official Website of the 2024 International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day (May 15)

Kick-off meeting for the Kangaroo Care Day and the 2023 Global Kangaroo-thon.

Watch the recording here

On March 23 is the Kick-off meeting for the Kangaroo Care Day (May 15). Ideas and the option to participate in the Global Kangaroo-a-thon will be discussed with the participants.

With Dr. Yamile Jackson (Ph.D.Engineer, founder of Nurtured by Design-The Zaky® and Kangaroo Care Awareness Day (May 15).  She will present ideas on what to engage the parents and staff, and will talk about the Global Kangaroo-a-thon and the app that was developed to facilitate it. The app was funded by the Gates Foundation and Nurtured by Design.


  • Everyone interested in this topic.
  • Parents or family members of hospitalized babies and small children. 
  • Parent organizations
  • Clinicians organizing the Kangaroo Care Awareness Day (May 15) 
  • Clinicians interested in the developmental outcomes of the patients and families. CEUs are not provided.

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  • Trabalho com a metodologia canguru há mais de 21 anos, aqui em Salvador/Bahia/Brasil.
    Uma metodologia que salva vidas e ressignifica a vida de muitas famílias.

    Bárbara Rosângela Santos Primo

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