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25 November 2020

World Prematurity Day 2020: “Together for babies born too soon – Caring for the future”

As we have been doing since 2008, EFCNI and its friends, supporters, and partner organisations celebrated World Prematurity Day on 17 November and used the day to raise awareness for...
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25 November 2020

Delivering transformative action in paediatric pain: a Lancet Child & Adolescent Health Commission

Pain is a feeling every child and adolescent, will experience in their lives. Yet, unrecognised, undertreated, or poorly managed pain in childhood can have long-lasting negative consequences such as chronic...
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25 November 2020

Starker Start für kleine Helden 2020 – ein besonderes Jahr

Der Monat November neigt sich dem Ende zu und damit auch unsere Aktionen rund um Starker Start für kleine Helden. Auch im Jahr 2020 widmeten wir den Welt-Frühgeborenen-Tag am 17....
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20 November 2020

Online training helps preemies

An international team of researchers has now found that computerised training can support preterm children’s academic success. In their randomised controlled study “Fit for School”, the researchers compared two learning...
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20 November 2020

Recorded video of LSHTM-Charité Global Health Lecture is out now!

On World Prematurity Day EFCNI chairwoman Silke Mader gave a presentation at the Global Health Lecture of LSHTM-Charité  - a lecture focusing on the effects of COVID19 on deliveries and...
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20 November 2020

Silke Mader hosted a plenary session at the UENPS Congress

On 19th of November the digital UENPS Congress, EFCNI chairwoman Silke Mader hosted the plenary session FAMILY CENTRED CARE: THE WORLD EXPERIENCE, where she was also presenting on the topic...
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12 November 2020

“Stay close to your parents” – how a German association supports parents of preterm babies in times of pandemic

The association "Das frühgeborene Kind" e.V. with its nationwide network of self-help initiatives and counselling centres for families with preterm born infants is a contact and placement centre in Germany...
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29 October 2020

Neonatal intensive care, patient safety and quality improvement: What? When? Where? Who? And How?

A guest article by Dr Cynthia van der Starre Ever since the release of the landmark report “To Err is Human” by the Institute of Medicine in November 1999, the...
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27 October 2020

Medical Training in times of Covid-19

The article “SARS-COV-2 epidemic and medical training: Unnecessary risk or indispensable duty” by Schwindt et al covers the pressing question on how to handle and safely conduct life-saving medical trainings...
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26 October 2020

Österreichischer Verein „Kleines Knöpflein – früh(chen) benäht“

In passender Kleidung die Welt entdecken – das ist für Frühchen gar keine so leichte Aufgabe und stellt ihre Eltern oft vor die Herausforderung Strampler, Bodies und Mützchen in der...
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