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IMPROVING HEALTH FOR VERY PRETERM CHILDREN IN EUROPE

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    Annual SHIPS/EPICE meeting


    We gathered in Porto, Portugal (21st - 23rd January 2020) to discuss the results of ongoing analyses, collaborations between research teams but also the future of the SHIPS/EPICE project.  


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    RECAP 4th General Assembly

    The EPICE/SHIPS cohort is part of the ongoing RECAP preterm (Research on Children and Adults born Preterm) project aiming to establish a platform of European cohorts of children and adults born very preterm. The 4th RECAP General Assembly Meeting on 21-23 January 2020 was organized in Porto.

    Read more about RECAP
      recap-preterm.eu
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    RECAP preterm Early Career Researchers group


    The RECAP preterm Early Career Researchers group is an international and multidisciplinary network of individuals in the early stages of their career. The principal goals are to facilitate collaborations to improve outcomes of children and adults born preterm. Rym el Rafei used this opportunity to present her results on postnatal growth among preterm infants.

    Read more here

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    RECAP preterm Winter School

    Part of RECAP preterm (Research on Children and Adults born Preterm), the SHIPS/EPICE project encourages the next Winter School. Primarily aimed at researchers who are not already involved in RECAP preterm, the Winter School will be a 5-day workshop (29 November - 3 December 2020, Castel Fürstenried, Munich, Germany) to learn about the platform and constitute future collaborative research projects that can be carried out using the RECAP preterm data. 


    Read more about it here:     Flyer     Website
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    Results in Brief

    Read the article "Results in Brief" (clic on the link) about the SHIPS project on the European Union research website (CORDIS) in six languages. 


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    Recent Publications

    MATERNAL EDUCATION AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AT 2 YEARS IN CHILDREN BORN VERY PRETERM
    Low maternal education affects expressive language delay for children born very preterm.

    BREASTFEEDING OUTCOMES IN EUROPEAN NICUs: IMPACT OF PARENTAL VISITING POLICIES
    Unit policies promoting parental presence and involvement in care may increase the likelihood of successful breastfeeding at discharge for very preterm infants.

    Read more here




  • Thank you for parents 2019Thank you to all parents who supported the SHIPS project

    Thank you messages were posted on social media by EFCNI to thank parents participating in the SHIPS project for their invaluable contribution to this research study.  By studying children's health and development and parents' experiences with health services, the SHIPS project aims to improve the quality and effectiveness of follow-up care.

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/efcni/photos/a.167596713325378/2210430429041986/?type=3&theater
    Twitter:https://twitter.com/EFCNIwecare/status/1138334509294903296
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6544100662274215938
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/Byj1cd2iQRg/


  • PRISM e learning toolNew preterm birth e-learning resource for education professionals

    Professor Samantha Johnson and the PRISM Study team developed a new free e-learning resource for teachers to help explain the impact that being born preterm can have on a child’s development and learning, as well as practical ways teachers can support them at school. The resource was co-designed with stakeholders, inclding teachers, educational psychologists, parents of children born preterm, and young adults who were born preterm themselves. This tool is now free to schools and teachers! 


    Read more about the e-learning tool
      
    www.pretermbirth.info

Contact

Address:
Hvidovre University Hospital
Kettegaards Allé 30,
DK-2650 Hvidovre