News

08 June 2020

A new milestone – combining the knowledge of medical experts and parent representatives. Survive and Thrive: transforming care for every small and sick newborn is now available.

The WHO and UNICEF report is a milestone: it describes, key findings in aspects of newborn care, which require a high amount of attention. 94 experts from 16 countries worked...
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04 June 2020

Expert Roundtable on Human Milk Regulation in the EU

On 3 June, a group of interdisciplinary and international high-level experts in the field of human milk joined our digital roundtable on “Human Milk Regulation”. The aim of the meeting...
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04 June 2020

Webinar Series on Transforming care for newborns till August 2020 (WHO, UNICEF)

“Survive and Thrive: Transforming care for every small and sick newborn” is the title of the successful webinar series by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)...
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04 June 2020

NeonaTEL: A call centre for parental support during the COVID-19 pandemic, established by the Romanian parent organisation Unu si Unu

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic parents are in need of special support. They have questions which should be answered on daily basis. EFCNIs partner parent organisation Unu si Unu established a...
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04 June 2020

Current times ask for creative solutions! GLANCE Chair Committee has its first digital meeting

As the pandemic makes face to face meetings currently impossible, we were delighted to have the chance to e-meet the GLANCE Chair Committee digitally. “A global alliance, representing the stories...
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25 April 2020

Act early! Screen early! Our campaign for pre-eclampsia awareness

May is the month of Pre-eclampsia awareness For the third time, EFCNI engages in the pre-eclampsia awareness month of May, by organising its international campaign Act early! Screen early! With...
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23 April 2020

Meet the GLANCE Chair Committee

EFCNI is honoured to announce the first GLANCE Chair Committee (link opens on GLANCE website). It is a geographically diverse Committee which follows a multi-stakeholder and interdisciplinary approach. The following...
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23 April 2020

Retinopathy Of Prematurity: Keep up the screening process, even in difficult times – An interview with Professor Doctor Andreas Stahl

In times of self-isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, concerned parents are often uncertain whether they should take their babies to screening and follow-up appointments. Retinopathy of Prematurity is an eye...
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22 April 2020

The little hero’s house – a holistic follow-up concept from the Netherlands

A guest article by Dr Angelique Haringsma and Hiltje Heyman The idea was born along the football field. Our sons were in the same team and we were not only...
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24 March 2020

COVID-19 – Possible risks during pregnancy: An interview with Doctor Dietmar Schlembach

Doctor Schlembach, does it make sense to test every pregnant woman for corona? No, that is not necessary. Screening recommendations vary from country to country, so please check the recommendations...
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