Category: Research

EUFASD News 15 May 2022

The Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland (Scotland) – FASD is becoming more of a concern for community nurses and midwivesIn March 2022, the Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland conducted an online survey about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). This was a Year 1 activity of Healthier Pregnancies, Better Lives (HPBL) – a QNIS programme supported by Cattanach and […]

EUFASD News 24 Apr 2022 (USA) – One drink can hurt your child for a lifetime: Stacey ReidWhile our nation tries to make sense of a pandemic, a chronic health disorder continues unabated and practically undetected. Yahoo News (USA) – New Orlando clinic helping identify, support children with fetal alcohol syndromeA first of its kind clinic in Central Florida is helping […]

EUFASD News 27 Mar 2022

EUFASD (Ukraine) – Supporting Ukrainian families and carers of children with FASD in EuropeThe EUFASD Alliance and the member organizations are deeply concerned about the welfare of refugees from Ukraine, in particular children who may be affected by FASD. EUFASD – EUFASD 2022–Call for Abstracts is Open!The sixth European Conference on FASD will take place on September […]

The fate of children – landmark FASD study

ABC News (Australia) – Researchers return to find out fate of children involved in landmark FASD study Ten years after a groundbreaking study revealed record-high rates of FASD in outback Australia, researchers have returned to the Kimberley to see how the children are coping in adulthood.

Taking action on FASD rates among Maori

(1 Dec 2020) Taking action on FASD rates among Maori Clinical neuropsychologist Sarah Goldsbury (Ngati Porou me Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti) has received a Clinical Research Training Fellowship worth $260,000 from the Health Research Council (HRC) to carry out research on Maori whanau experiences of neuropsychological assessment for FASD. Gisbourne Herald, NZ