1st International Perinatal
TOTAL Health Congress




Perinatal TOTAL Health: The First Thousand Days of Life

Innovations and Transdisciplinary Collaborations

27 - 30 June 2018

Sinaia, Romania
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SCIENTIFIC PARTNERS

ORGANIZERS

Welcome message

Welcome Message


Dear Colleagues and Friends,

Welcome to the 1st International Perinatal TOTAL Health Congress: The First Thousand Days of Life to be held in Sinaia, ROMANIA, on 27-30, June 2018.  

The main objectives of this historic Congress are to define the importance of the first thousand days of life and their lifelong health consequences; a focus on research, education and training, health systems and services, and health policies; and to highlight innovative and transdisciplinary projects that demonstrate the advantages of collaboration and integration in achieving TOTAL Health.

This unprecedented Congress is a joint initiative of our scientific partners, WONCA (the World Association of Family Doctors), the World Psychiatric Association, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Politehnica University Bucharest; and our organizing partners, the Romanian Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Romanian Neonatology Association, the Romanian Pediatrics Association, the National Society of Family Medicine, the Romanian Epidemiology Association, the Romanian Society of Public Health and Health Management.

This Congress will also be catalytic to innovative, transdisciplinary projects to emerge from it; to enhance health promotion, protection, and illness prevention; and to stimulate new initiatives that will enhance health care access, quality and sustainability of health for all. 

The scientific discourse of this congress will highlight latest research discoveries and their applications regarding the brain, genomics, microbiome, immune system; health promotion, protection, illness prevention in the perinatal period; vaccines and vaccinations and their lifelong relevance; breastfeeding, food safety for mothers and infants, the role of information, communication technology; collaborative, integrated care for achieving TOTAL Health. A Young Health Professionals’ Track (YHPT) will be part of this innovative, transdisciplinary congress.

We look forward to our robust scientific collaboration, to your participation in a memorable congress, and to welcoming you in beautiful Romania.


With best wishes,

Professor Eliot SOREL                  Professor Nicolae SUCIU  
                           Congress Presidents

Mission & Vision

for
PERINATAL 2018
  • Identify National & Global Priorities in Perinatal TOTAL Health
  • Define the benefits of Perinatal TOTAL Health integration for individuals’ and populations’ health
  • Compare evidence of best practices & lessons learned regarding Perinatal TOTAL Health
  • Improve Perinatal TOTAL Health globally through transdisciplinary, integrated collaboration among primary care, mental health, and public health
  • Stimulate Perinatal TOTAL Health educational, research, services, and policy collaborations at national, zonal & global levels 
  • Enhance access, quality and sustainability of Perinatal TOTAL Health and health for all in the 21st century