News

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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26 October 2020

New campaign material available

With our Zero separation campaign, launched in July, we want to raise awareness for the importance of infant and family centred developmental care also with regards to COVID-19-precautions. Especially in...
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06 October 2020

Optimal practice in neonatal parenteral nutrition: The role of quality improvement and risk management in providing high-quality parenteral nutrition

An interview with Professor Nicholas Embleton In some infants, parenteral nutrition is the only way to provide the necessary nutrients for days or weeks. Being an invasive procedure, it also...
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18 September 2020

Tackling bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) to improve preterm health

World Prematurity Day (WPD) on 17 November has become a symbol for the challenges of preterm birth and for improving the situation of affected infants and their families. On this...
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06 September 2020

Every Newborn – an action plan to end preventable deaths

On 3 September, the Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP), a comprehensive, multi-partner initiative, launched its roadmap with their  new 2020-2025 targets to end preventable stillbirths and newborn deaths in a...
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