Among other research recipients, Professor Amanda Wheeler was awarded $1,070,761 for ‘A Tiered Approach to the Diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Remote Indigenous Primary Care Settings’, that will be hosted by the Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith Sciences.
Author: Vicki Russell
Mandy Te (27 August 2019) ‘Suicide statistics a ‘symptom’ of bigger problems, Auckland foster father says’. Stuff NZ.
Cathy Dobson (27 August 2019) ‘Local agency offering new support for families impacted by fetal alcohol disorders’. The Sarnia Journal
Tim Meeks (28 August 2019) ‘Red Shoes Rock and raise awareness for FASD’.
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Newsletter (28 August 2019) ‘Reaching for a Cure: New Mexico Alcohol Research Center Receives $7.5 Million Grant to Continue Its Work on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders’.
Elena McPhee (2 September 2019) ‘Funding lacking for FASD families: expert’. Otago Daily Times, New Zealand.
Public Health Agency of Canada (29 August 2019) ‘Government of Canada announces funding to help create awareness around Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder’. Project will help reduce stigma associated with FASD in Quebec.
CBC News Canada (8 August 2019) ‘Depression is the largest factor for substance use during pregnancy, research finds’. “If we can target mental health and reduce that substance use, I think it can go a long away for improving children’s health.”
Jacquelyn LeBel and Kelly Wang (7 August 2019) Canada: ‘London police announce partnership with MedicAlert’.
Hilltops Phoenix ‘Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) is holding information sessions on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Young. August 26 – 27 2019. Details here.