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Alcohol and Pregnancy Conference

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Start Date 09-09-2009 End Date09-09-2009
Venue European Parliament Brussels
City Brussels Country Belgium
Category Society

Event Profile
Alcohol and Pregnancy Conference is a unique opportunity for Public authorities and experts to learn more about alcohol use and the complexities rising out of the abuse of alcohol in women. Generally, alcohol taking mothers can have serious implications such as physical, mental, behavioural and or learning disabilities on their new born babies. It will be a nice sharing experience for the attendees to discuss the different policy options to curb its incidence. At this Alcohol and Pregnancy Conference, the EU commission will convey a strong warning to the states about the alcohol related abuse.
The topics of importance at Alcohol and Pregnancy Conference are:
  • Talk from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Foundation of the Netherlands
  • Risks associated to prenatal exposure to alcohol
  • Dimension of the problem: alcohol consumption among pregnant women
  • What can be done? Recommendations on effective measures to tackle the problem
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Belfast Trust, Northern Ireland
  • Examples of good practices
  • The experience of the Association of Swedish Midwives
  • Learning from other countries experiences like Sweden, Spain and Poland
  • Evaluation Study of the French experience with the pictogram- Evaluation of the UK labeling voluntary agreement

Visitor Profile

The expected visitors at Alcohol and Pregnancy Conference are:
  • Researchers
  • Experts
  • Associations
  • Public Authorities
  • Representatives of EU Member States

Organizer
Eurocare


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