World Prematurity Day 17th November 2017

We would like to highlight WHO World Prematurity Day. Premature birth is a very serious health problem. Worldwide, 15 million babies are born preterm and more than a million die as a result. Babies who survive often have lifelong health ... Read more


Next phase of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project launches

The next phase of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project, known as INTERPRACTICE-21st, has now begun. INTERPRACTICE-21st aims to promote optimal postnatal growth of preterm infants until 6 months post-term Read more

10th Anniversary of the Carlos Slim Awards Ceremony in Health 2017

The Carlos Slim Foundation Awards were created aiming to recognize individuals and institutions committed to health improvement of the Latin-American population. Two members of the INTERGROWTH-21st Consortium, Professors Jose Villar and Cesar Victora, are recipients of the prestigious, individual Carlos ... Read more

Read more news stories from INTERGROWTH-21st here.

This website provides clinicians and researchers access to the INTERGROWTH-21st Global Perinatal Package. This package is comprised of new, globally-validated standards and practical training resources. To download the standards please use the download links to the right of this page.


These standards are paired with an expanding Training Toolkit and a rich body of literature on our methods.


Policymakers may be interested in learning our progress with dissemination so far, and the implications of our new standards for health policy.



A selection of INTERGROWTH-21st-related news articles from around the world and information regarding press inquiries is available on our Media page.





(English) Introducing the INTERGROWTH-21st Project (Low Bandwidth) from Maternal Health Task Force