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1,404 women die (27 every week) from cancer of the ovary, uterus or cervix.

New research achieves 8% reduction in rate of preterm birth

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A unique Western Australian-based research program aiming to significantly reduce rates of preterm birth across the State is set to benefit the millions of infants and families worldwide who will potentially suffer from this condition.

In a world first, the whole-of-population, whole-of-state program, The Western Australian Preterm Birth Prevention Initiative, has successfully lowered the rate of preterm birth across WA by 8 per cent with the results this week published in the prestigious medical journal, The American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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