Welcome to the 1st International Congress on Perinatal TOTAL Health: 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