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Economic costs of stillbirth

Project Status In Progress
Organisation Lead Monash University
Lead Investigator Emily Callander
Program Area Data To Drive Change
Topic Understanding Stillbirth
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Relatively little is known about the costs of stillbirth. In comparison a great deal is known about common chronic diseases and their costs to society – the value of health resources used, and the costs to individuals in terms of out of pocket fees. Not knowing these costs for families who experience stillbirth makes it difficult to demonstrate the efficiency of stillbirth prevention activities – the real savings that can be made by preventing stillbirth. For this project we have initially quantified the costs of stillbirth between 2012 and 2015; next we will be assessing how these costs have changed over time.