Jacquelyn LeBel and Kelly Wang (7 August 2019) Canada: ‘London police announce partnership with MedicAlert’.
Category: International News
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a diagnostic term used to describe impacts on the brain and body of individuals prenatally exposed to alcohol. FASD is a lifelong disability. Individuals with FASD will experience some degree of challenges in their daily living, and need support with motor skills, physical health, learning, memory, attention, communication, emotional […]
Catherine Whitnall (4 August 2019) ‘Support crucial as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder rates climb’. Ontario, Canada. MyKawartha.com
World Health Organisation (2 August 2019) ‘Nationwide campaign aims to educate women in Ukraine on the harm of alcohol consumption during pregnancy’.
Sarah Rogers (2 August 2019) ‘Quebec to launch new developmental screening program for young children’. The government has committed $48 million to deploy the province-wide initiative in 2019-20, with an annual contribution that’s set to increase to $88 million by 2024, the government said in a press release. Nunatsiaq News.
Shiva M Singh (29 July 2019) ‘Alarming Ontario drinking statistics obligates reappraisal of the impact of alcohol on newborns.’ CMAJ
Hillel Aron ‘Alcohol Causes Cancer. Should There Be a Warning Label on Bottles and Cans?’ Fair Warning.
BioSpace (24 July 2019) ‘Government of Canada supports projects to address and prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Canada’. Source: PHAC
Leslie Young (2019) ‘Women, young adults visiting the ER for alcohol-related issues in growing numbers.’ Global News VIDEO m
Kate Kyle (July 2019) Yellowknife, Canada. ‘You’re not alone: New program helps foster kids with FASD prepare for life on their own’. CBC News