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24 February 2021

FINE trainings in Hungary: How to train medical staff in times of a pandemic

A guest article by Livia Nagy Every year more than 8,000 newborns begin their lives in premature intensive care units of different levels in Hungary. The pillars of family-centred care...
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24 February 2021

High Accolades for Asociatia Prematurilor in Romania

We are so pleased to hear that our partner organisation in Romania, Asociatia Prematurilor (The Romanian Association of Premature Babies), has been awarded the Civil Solidarity Prize by the European...
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23 February 2021

Welcome to the EFCNI network, The TAPS Support Foundation

We are happy to announce that a new parent organisation has joined our network: The TAPS Support Foundation from the Netherlands! The TAPS Support Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness...
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02 February 2021

RECAPpreterm Cohort Platform will soon be accessible

RECAPpreterm is a research project developing a unique data platform that will allow researchers to find and use data from very preterm and very low birth weight cohorts to answer...
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26 January 2021

Expert Roundtable on Safe Parenteral Nutrition

How to take care of safe parenteral nutrition - a life-saving treatment for preterm or severely sick infants   EFCNI hosted two digital roundtables on parenteral nutrition with the aim...
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22 January 2021

Queen Elizabeth II honours Inga Warren

Inga Warren from NIDCAP Federation International has been appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen's New Year's Honours for her services to preterm born...
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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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