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Posted 28 November 2017

Deaths during childbirth reduce by half, report reveals

The rate of deaths during childbirth more than halved between 1993 and 2015 - representing a reduction of around 220 intrapartum (during labour) deaths per year - according to a report by a team of academics including Professor Sara Kenyon at the University of Birmingham.

Posted 27 September 2017

Birmingham scientists awarded RCGP Research Paper of the Year

Dr Rachel Jordan and Professor Peymane Adab, from the University of Birmingham's Institute of Applied Health Research, won the prize for category two, which included papers from ophthalmology, respiratory health and renal research areas.