Welcome To PRIME Global Health


PRIME is a program bringing together a group of interdisciplinary researchers from the United Kingdom, South Africa, Bangladesh and India to address the challenges of preterm birth (PTB) in low-middle income countries (LMICs) where its prevalence is highest.

Working Together To Build Healthier Families

Improving the care for premature babies for families with limited resources.

Preventing premature birth

Better pregnancy health for mothers at risk of premature birth

Working Closely With Our Partners

Sheffield University

University Of Sheffield

The University grew out of the Sheffield Medical School (founded in 1828), Firth College (1879) and the Sheffield Technical School (1884). These three institutions came together in 1897 to form the University College of Sheffield.

Bangladesh University


We are one of the world’s leading global health research institutes. Based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, we are committed to solving public health problems facing low- and middle-income countries

Karnataka Bengaluru


Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum (JNMC) is a constituent medical school of KLE University. It is located at Belgaum in Karnataka state.

Cape Town University

Cape Town

Groote Schuur is one of Cape Town's premier tertiary academic hospitals and was officially opened in 1938. The hospital is internationally renowned as the training ground for some of South Africa's best doctors, surgeons and nurses.


To ensure sustainable impact PRIME is investing in building strong links between partner academic institutions and across policy and practice stakeholders via an ongoing programme of engagement activities, joint doctoral fellowships and postgraduate courses.

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