Blum RW, Boydon J, Erulkar A, Kabiru C & Wilopo S (June 2019) ‘Achieving Gender Equality Requires Placing Adolescents at the Center. Journal of Adolescent Health (June 2019) Volume 64, Issue 6, Pages 691–693. Authors write: To achieve gender equality, we need to redefine the problem as a “gender,” not women’s and girls’, issue. And the […]
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Jamilah Edwards (15 May 2019) Opinion: Pushing progress for treating fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Jamilah Edwards is the executive director of the Calgary Fetal Alcohol Network.
ANSIRH (May 2019) ‘Policies targeting alcohol use in pregnancy harm instead of help‘. University of California.
Jim Bell (9 May 2019) Yes, it’s possible to screen for FASD, experts say. Numatsiaq News Canada
National Indigenous Times (7 May 2019) OPINION: ‘Funding football programs is not suicide prevention’ This article was first published in The Australian on the 19th April as ‘Sick Heart of a Generation’. It has been republished here with the permission of Dr Tracy Westerman. Dr Tracy is a proud Njamal woman from the Pilbara region of […]
Maria Isabel Acosta Lopez (7 May 2019) How does alcohol consumption affect non-drinkers? Medical News Bulletin
Svetlana Popova, Shannon Lange. Kevin Shield. Larry Burd & Jürgen Rehm (4 Mar 2019) ‘Prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder among special subpopulations: a systematic review and meta‐analysis’. Addiction Authors findings: FAS and FASD prevalence rates were collated for the following five subpopulations: children in care, correctional, special education, specialized clinical and Aboriginal populations. The […]
National Post (Apr 2019) ‘Canadian study identifies five most vulnerable groups for FASD’. The study identified five high-prevalence groups: children in care; people in correctional service custody; people in special education services; people using specialized services for developmental disabilities or psychiatric care; and Indigenous populations.
Vanessa Hvartin (Apr 2019) ‘Why the most common developmental disability in Canada is misdiagnosed or missed — and the devastating results’. Calgary Herald
Vanessa Hvartin (Apr 2019) ‘A broken system’: adoptive families say child welfare agencies are failing on FASD’. National Post