New research programs that are positively impacting the health of women and newborns have been unveiled at the 2023 Stars Symposium.
WIRF has announced $185,000 in funding support for new WA research projects into key areas of women’s, maternal, and newborn health.
Stanford University have published the top 2% most widely cited scientists globally with WIRF’s Professor Matt Kemp making the list.
Lyfe Languages is a pioneering new program that is connecting communities, generations and health through language.
Personal stories of preterm birth, as told first-hand by families of premmie babies, are key to raising awareness of preterm birth and its far reaching impacts.
WIRF’s Preterm Voices Campaign empowers our powerhouse premmies to tell their own unique stories.
WIRF's Deb Portughes has been named to an expert advisory panel which will guide WA's first Health & Medical Research Strategy.
Lyfe Languages is a pioneering new program is connecting communities, generations and health through language.
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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