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10th Excellence in Pediatrics conference - Prague 2018

Each year, leading pediatric specialists from around the world gather for the Excellence in Pediatrics conference, which focuses on monitoring the latest trends and challenges in child and adolescent health. 

This year, its 10th, the conference is being held in Prague from the 6-8th December and was organised in collaboration with the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study and the WHO Collaborating Centre for International Child and Adolescent Health Policy.

Dr Joanna Inchley, HBSC's International Coordinator, delivered an opening keynote which reviewed the latest trends and evidence in adolescent alcohol use, with a talk titled: 'Adolescent Alcohol Use: What Do We Know and What Can We Do?'. 

The conference attracts over 1000 delegates from over 85 countries and includes more than 90 scientific sessions across 5 parallel tracks (each focusing on a paediatric sub-speciality) in an inspiring mix of interactive formats, seminars and workshops from internationally renowned speakers. The programme includes an adolescent medicine track which features presentations and updates from 20 members of the HBSC study, including:

Alberto Borraccino (Italy)
Alina Cosma (Netherlands)
Andras Kolto (Ireland)
Anna Dzielska (Poland)
Carolina Catunda (Luxembourg)
Claire Martine van Duin (Luxembourg)
Colleen Davison (Canada)
Dorota Kleszczewska (Poland)
Emmanuelle Godeau (France)
Fiona Brooks (England)
Inese Gobina (Latvia)
Jan Pavelka (Czech Republic)
Jelena Gudelj Rakic (Serbia)
Jo Inchley (Scotland)
Joanna Mazur (Poland)
Marina Melkumova (Armenia)
Michal Kalman (Czech Republic)
Petr Badura (Czech Republic)
Sophie Walsh (Israel)
Zdenek Hamrik (Czech Republic)
Zuzana Puzova (Czech Republic)

All accepted contributions for the 10th Excellence in Pediatrics Conference are included in the abstract book, published by Cogent Medicine and available for free online.

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[06-12-2018 to 29-02-2020]

 


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