The outlook for babies at risk of being born too soon has received a major boost following the announcement of new state funding.
A new WIRF study has shown that the annual cost of preterm birth to the Australian Government is approximately $1.4 billion.
A major milestone in our Artificial Womb is further matching this pioneering technology to those that will one day require it – extremely premature babies.
A new WIRF study examining the link between a woman’s bacterial signature and preterm birth is being heralded as a major breakthrough.
WIRF have partnered with Rogue Rubin to present a movie fundraiser featuring Lion Spy - An extraordinary covert operation to protect African Lions.
The 2021 WIRF Annual Gala was held on Saturday, 28 August at The Ritz-Carlton and was attended by more than 280 guests.
The latest edition of the WIRF newsletter, Delivering the Future, is out now.
A new Gift Matching Program is set to benefit babies at risk of preterm birth and women undergoing a cancer journey.
Number of babies born preterm each year worldwide.
Number of deaths due to preterm birth worldwide each year.
Reduction in the rate of preterm birth due to the WA Preterm Birth Prevention Initiative (2015 v 2013).
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