Category: International News

EUFASD News 25 September 2022

University of Salford – UK registers remarkable presence at the EUFASD 2022 conferenceThe much-awaited 6th European FASD conference was held in Arendal, Norway from the 12th to 14th September, after two years of delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.https://hub.salford.ac.uk/fasd/2022/09/22/uk-registers-remarkable-presence-at-the-eufasd-2022-conference/ Government of Yukon (Canada) – Statement from Minister of Health and Social Services on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder […]

EUFASD News 14 Sep 2022

Nordic Welfare Center – How to strengthen the focus on children affected by prenatal alcohol exposure to help them lead a good life?The primary focus of this report is the post-pregnancy period and the support and follow-up for children born with prenatal alcohol exposure, and their families.https://nordicwelfare.org/en/publikationer/how-to-strengthen-the-focus-on-children-affected-by-prenatal-alcohol-exposure-to-help-them-lead-a-good-life/ Government of Northwest Territories (Canada) – September is FASD Awareness […]

EUFASD News 29 Aug 2022

The Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland – Supporting Community Nurses and MidwivesThis is the sixth and final blog in the series presenting key elements from Professor Moira Plant’s forthcoming report. So, what do health professionals want?  More initial education, continuing professional development and other training around alcohol, preconception/interconception health, pregnancy and FASD would be great place to […]

EUFASD News 8 Aug 2022

The Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland (Scotland) – FASD ACROSS THE LIFESPAN: BEHAVIOURAL PROBLEMSThis is the fourth blog in the series presenting key elements from Prof Plant’s forthcoming report. While the last blog looked at the physical problems experienced by people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, this blog explores some of the behavioural problems.https://www.qnis.org.uk/blog/women-alcohol-pregnancy-fasd-3/ Scoop (New Zealand) […]

EUFASD News 24 July 2022

The Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland (Scotland) – Women, Alcohol, Pregnancy and FASDIn this first blog of six, Professor Moira Plant shares highlights from her report to be published this summer.https://www.qnis.org.uk/blog/women-alcohol-pregnancy-and-fasd/ National Geographic – The overlooked toll of drinking alcohol while pregnantEstimates suggest up to 5 percent of people in the U.S. have fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Here’s […]

EUFASD News 10 Jul 2022

Brock University – Brock research exploring the gut’s link to mental health in children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum DisorderNew Brock University-led research is exploring the role gut health plays in the mental health of youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).https://brocku.ca/brock-news/2022/07/brock-research-exploring-the-guts-link-to-mental-health-in-children-with-fetal-alcohol-spectrum-disorder/ CTV News – Quebec study finds alcohol and pregnancy something men should be careful about tooWhile […]

EUFASD News 26 Jun 2022

CBC (Canada) – Support for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder welcomed, but families say more needs to be doneA woman who has a child with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder says a recent funding announcement gives other families some reason for hope.https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/fasd-new-brunswick-funding-1.6489193 The Scotsman (Scotland) – FASD Scotland: ‘I felt like the worst parent in the world’ – ‘hidden’ […]

EUFASD News 12 June 2022

EUFASD – EUFASD 2022 Registration is OpenWelcome to EUFASD 2022! in the charming town of Arendal in Southern Norway! The first Regional Competence Center for children with prenatal alcohol/drug exposure in the Nordic countries is proud to host this exciting cutting-edge conference for the first time in Norway.https://www.eufasd.org/EUFASD2022/index.php University of Eastern Finland (Finland) – Pregnant women’s drinking […]

EUFASD News 29 May 2022

NZ Herald (New Zealand) – Neurological disabilities at the centre of appeal for teenage killer Haami HanaraLawyers of teenage killer Haami Hanara say his diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder could be the key to determining if he was fit to stand trial for the 2018 murder of Kelly Donner.https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/neurological-disabilities-at-the-centre-of-appeal-for-teenage-killer-haami-hanara/MZUFVMJVTGKAT3K5PK24ZHE6GU/ BC Gov News (Canada) – B.C. improves […]

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 […]