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Information about NTD among births and termination of pregnancy between January 2007 and December 2017 has been, or will be sought from all Australian states and territories. The study is being undertaken in two stages.  The first stage used the data available in December 2013, comprising data from...
Status: Current
The National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit (NPESU) in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) is undertaking the National Maternity Data Development Project (NMDDP) which consists of component projects that aim to develop a nationally consistent and...
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Since the first in-vitro fertilization (IVF) baby, Louise Brown, was born in 1978, assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment has been increasingly used as treatment for most causes of subfertility.The International Committee Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technologies estimated that more...
The Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network (ANZNN) is a collaborative network that monitors the care of high risk newborn infants by pooling data to provide quality assurance for this resource consuming care. The network was established in 1994 under the recommendation of the National Health...
Whilst overall a rare disease, Indigenous peoples have disproportionately high rates of rheumatic heart disease (RHD). This study explores the prevalence and distribution of RHD in pregnancy in Australia and New Zealand. It details current management, diagnostic and referral process and risk...
Social and Cultural Resilience and Emotional Wellbeing of Aboriginal Mothers in Prison (SCREAM) The ‘Social and Cultural Resilience and Emotional Wellbeing of Aboriginal Mothers in Prison’ (SCREAM) project is a National Health and Medical Research Council study aimed at improving health outcomes...
Perinatal mental health is a relatively new field encompassing ‘the emotional wellbeing of parents and infants from conception to the first two years post-partum’ There is limited local information about the relationship between parental mental health and birth. Population based data is...
The Australasian Maternity Outcomes Surveillance System (AMOSS) known as ‘AMOSS’ is a national surveillance mechanism designed to study a variety of rare or serious conditions in pregnancy, childbirth and  the post natal phase. Through translating the findings from these studies into reliable...
Assisted reproductive technologies (ART), such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF), play an increasing significant role in the treatment of infertility, with almost one child in every Australian class room now conceived using such technologies. Due to the higher incidence of twins and triplets after...
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