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The latest findings from the international INTERGROWTH-21st Project, that has monitored healthy, urban children from educated families across four continents from early pregnancy to 2 years of age, show that human neurodevelopment is not influenced by the colour of an individual’s skin.

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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 problems such as cerebral palsy, vision and hearing loss, and intellectual disabilities.

16th November 2017 • 0 comments

The INTERGROWTH-21st global references and z scores for head circumference, length and weight at birth of very preterm newborns are available to download below.

19th February 2016 • 1 comment

New INTERGROWTH-21st very preterm size at birth reference charts have been published in The Lancet.

19th February 2016 • 0 comments

We are delighted to announce that Sri Lanka has become the first country to adopt the INTERGROWTH-21st Preterm Standards.

11th December 2015 • 0 comments

INTERGROWTH-21st in Sri Lanka

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Drs Leila Cheikh Ismail and Jane Hirst are currently introducing the Preterm Growth Standards through a series of workshops in Sri Lanka.

10th December 2015 • 0 comments
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INTERGROWTH-21st in China

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30th November 2015 • 0 comments