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Mission, Vision and Values

Through our mission and vision, PREBIC aims to optimise newborn health and long-term development for mothers and children.


The Preterm Birth International Collaborative (PREBIC) aims to advance understanding of the scientific foundations of preterm birth through global networking in order to improve pregnancy and birth outcomes.


The core beliefs of PREBIC are to advance scientific knowledge to prevent preterm birth through open, global collaborative research based on the principles of open communication, trust and honesty.

PREBIC, through its collaboration with the WHO, will develop networks for global sample collection for PTB research and assist WHO to develop and promote global public policy for PTB prevention.

PREBIC aims to mobilise existing resources to advance preterm birth prevention research.


The PREBIC community aims to:

Develop global collaborative research into preterm birth

Create a community of researchers to increase our understanding of the mechanisms leading to PTB

Stimulate scientific enquiry to enhance our understanding of the mechanisms leading to preterm birth

Create scientific guidelines for global collaborative research in preterm birth

Engage international collaborative research to prevent preterm birth

Facilitate collaborative using transdisciplary approaches to improve knowledge into preterm birth

To expedite preterm birth research by combining the resources of multiple research groups across multiple geographic populations

Encourage young researchers to work in international collaborative multidisciplinary teams to advance knowledge to prevent preterm birth

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