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NRP Research Grant, Young Investigator Award and Human Factors/Education Grant - Call for Applications
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Steering Committee is pleased to announce the availability of the 2019 Neonatal Resuscitation Program Research Grant, Young Investigator Award and Human Factors/Education Grant.  The awards are designed to support basic science, clinical, educational, or epidemiological research pertaining to the broad area of neonatal resuscitation.


Breastfeeding Protocol: Positioning and Latching
The BFI Strategy for Ontario and Toronto Public Health introduce the first of a series of revised breastfeeding protocols designed to assist health care providers with clinical care and support of families who breastfeed. The Protocols are intended to guide clinical decision making with tips and research evidence and educate health care providers with information from basic breastfeeding knowledge to complex situations and challenges.


Many pregnant women still consume alcohol despite prenatal checks: U of M study
Screening, intervention programs missing extremely high-risk population, study says. A study of Manitoba women who gave birth to children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder says current levels of prenatal care don't go far enough.The study, by the University of Manitoba, found more than 40 per cent of those women received inadequate or no prenatal care.


Health Protection and Promotion Act: Regulation 557 Communicable Diseases – General
Effective January 1, 2019, an amendment to Regulation 557 Communicable Diseases - General will come into force, which will allow parents, under certain conditions, to opt-out of the mandatory prophylactic eye treatment administered to all infants at birth to prevent transmission of Ophthalmia Neonatorum, which can be caused by sexually transmitted infections including gonorrhea and chlamydia.Aussi disponible en français.
Check with your public health unit regarding any additional information.


Screening for Chlamydia Trachomatis and Neisseria Gonorrhoeae During Pregnancy: A Health Technology Assessment
Report by the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health. The purpose of this Health Technology Assessment was to conduct a systematic assessment of the clinical effectiveness, safety, cost-effectiveness, and perspectives and experiences of pregnant persons, partners, and health care providers regarding the screening of pregnant persons for CT and GC during pregnancy.


4th Annual Global Obstetrics and Gynaecology Congress
Hosted by Pioneer Century Science June 22-23, 2019, Czech Republic.  The topics of this event will emphasize technological breakthroughs, medical innovations, reproductive health, obstetric care, maternal-fetal care, gynaecological cancers, and other challenge of global women's health.




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