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  • Discovery
  • Development
WIRF is one of Australia's leading organisations that is dedicated to improving the health of women and infants.
  • COVID-19 and pregnancy

    Important information for all pregnant women and families about the impact of COVID-19 on their health and that of their babies.

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    COVID-19 and pregnancy
  • Professor Newnham our 2020 Senior AOTY

    WIRF's Professor John Newnham has been named the 2020 Senior Australian of the Year.

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    Professor Newnham our 2020 Senior AOTY
  • WIRF 2019 Spring Gala

    An incredible line up of guests descended onto Fraser's for our flagship event at which an astounding $182,000 was raised to support WIRF's critical work.

    See the Gala highlights here
    WIRF 2019 Spring Gala
  • WIRF's 2019 in Review

    2019 has been a huge year for WIRF. Have a look at our Top Stories for 2019 and how they're positioning us for greater success in 2020.

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    WIRF's 2019 in Review
  • Help us to continue to make a real difference

    Please help us with our efforts to save babies and women in WA and beyond.

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    Help us to continue to make a real difference
  • A record of research excellence

    Our research and programs have directly contributed to a number of improved clinical practices and health outcomes.

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    A record of research excellence
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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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Women and Infants Research Foundation
Carson House, King Edward Memorial Hospital
374 Bagot Road, Subiaco, WA 6008

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Email: info@wirf.com.au

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