Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) has published a guideline providing evidence-based recommendations on measurement of alcohol consumption in pregnancy and consensus-based recommendations on identification of children at risk of FASD, criteria for diagnosis and use of FASD as a descriptor, the medical assessment, physical examination, sentinel facial features, neurodevelopmental assessment, the multidisciplinary assessment team, special considerations in the neurodevelopmental assessment, and management and follow up of children and young people affected by PAE. More information here. Posted 27 May 2019
27 & 28 June 2019
WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland
Built upon the success of the first World Health Organization (WHO) Forum on alcohol, drugs and addictive behaviours held in 2017 in Geneva, the Second Forum is envisaged to bring a new impetus to international activities led or implemented by WHO in reducing the health and social burden associated with substance use and addictive behaviours.
9 & 10 Sep 2019
The purpose of the event is to improve the care of people with FASD. The conference will be addressed to parents and guardians of children with FASD, psychologists, pedagogues, doctors, representatives of education, science, social welfare and justice as well as students, among others psychology, pedagogy and medical direction. The program on Monday is in English, on Tuesday in Polish.