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The IHE Conference on Legal Issues of FASD has led to a Bill introduced to the House of Commons of Canada

April 21, 2014

The Consensus Statement from IHEs conference on Legal Issues of FASD has been used extensively in the preparation of a Bill recently introduced to the members of the Parliament to be considered during their second session.

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International Charter on Prevention of FASD available in Multiple Languages

April 7, 2014

The International Charter on Prevention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, originally published in the Lancet Global Health, is now translated into French and Portuguese.

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2014 Canada Gairdner Awards Honour Top Medical Discoveries

March 27, 2014

Congratulations to Gairdner Foundation Board Chair Dr. Lorne Tyrrell, who is also the Chair of the IHE Board

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International Charter on FASD Prevention published in The Lancet Global Health

February 27, 2014

Charter ratified at First International Conference on FASD. Prevention demands action on preventable global crisis

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Canadian Consensus Development Conference on Surveillance and Screening for Antimicrobial-Resistant Organisms (AROs)

January 14, 2014

Registration for the IHE Consensus Development Conference on Antimicrobial-Resistant Organisms (AROs) is NOW OPEN.

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Consensus Statement on Legal Issues of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Available!

November 29, 2013

The Consensus Statement from the Consensus Development Conference on Legal Issues of FASD is now available online.

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2nd FASD in Ghana Conference Announcement & Call for Proposals

November 12, 2013

Following the successful launch of the premier international conference on FASD in Accra in May, 2013 to stimulate and create a national awareness on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Ghana, the Ghana Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (GOFAS) in collaboration with Ministry of Health, Ghana are pleased to announce the second Conference with a focus on Prevention of FASD and ARND (Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder).

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IHE Research Associate Gus Thompson Wins Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

October 3, 2013

Angus Thompson, Ph.D., has received the 2013 Alexander Leighton Award in Psychiatric Epidemiology, from the Canadian Psychiatric Association and the Canadian Academy of Psychiatric Epidemiology.

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"Alberta Deserves Praise as Leader in FASD Strategy"

September 24, 2013

Premier Alison Redford gave a keynote speech at the official opening of IHE’s First International Conference on Prevention of FASD.  Edmonton Journal provincial affairs columnist Graham Thomson comments on the conference and the Alberta Government’s leadership in the field: 

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FASD Jury Calls for Changes to Legal System

September 20, 2013

Edmonton - The first ever Consensus Development Conference on Legal Issues of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) wrapped up today with the release of the distinguished Jury's draft Consensus Statement. More than 300 delegates heard two days of expert evidence and then listened this morning as the draft statement was read aloud.

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