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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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INTERGROWTH-21st in China

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Chinese translations of the INTERGROWTH-21st Fetal and Newborn Lancet articles are now available for download.二十一世纪国际胎儿、新生儿生长发育项目(INTERGROWTH-21st) 柳叶刀文章的中文翻译本现在可供下载。

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New INTERGROWTH-21st Postnatal Growth Standards charts for individual measurements of length, weight, head circumference, as well as a combined standards chart for length, weight and head circumference are now available for download here.

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The first international stnadards for monitroing the growth of preterm babies have now been published in the Lancet Global Health (October 2015). 

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The EMPOWER Program (EMpowering Progress in Obstetric and Women's hEalth Research)  is now accepting research proposals related to preeclampsia and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy from young investigators in low resource settings. Letters of Intent are due November 15, 2015. Thereafter, projects deemed feasible will be invited to submit full applications by April 15, 2016. The grant recipient will be announced in October 2016 at the World Congress of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (ISSHP).

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New INTERGROWTH-21st Fetal Growth Standards charts for measurements of head circumference (HC), bi-parietal diameter (BPD), occipito-frontal diameter (OFD), femur length (FL) and abdominal circumference (AC) are now available for download.

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