January 2012 – The West African country of Mali has passed legislation to require fortification of wheat flour with iron, zinc, and several B vitamins including folic acid. An estimated 4.7 million people are likely to receive more nutrition from their staple foods with this action.
Call for abstracts for IF's International Conference “Finding Our Way”. 14-15 June. Stockholm, Sweden
The Swedish Association for Children and Young People with Disabilities (RBU) will host IF’s 23rd International Conference on 14-15 June, 2012 in Stockholm. Call for abstracts is now open. Interested applicants can submit abstracts for presentations and posters in clinical research, care and updates on services of clinical programs. The abstracts should be submitted no later than February 1, 2012 and should be written in English or Swedish.
Call for abstracts for the European Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery. 1-5 May. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
The Scientific Committee of the 23rd ESPN Congress welcomes the submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentation. There will be also joint sessions with the Japanese, Korean and Brasilian Societies for Paediatric Neurosurgery. The abstracts' submission deadline expires on January 2011. Distinguished specialists from different backgrounds will address issues of multidisciplinary interest, such as hydrocephalus, dysraphia, peripheral nerve surgery, neuro-oncology, craniofacial malformations, etc. To access the Congress’ abstract submission webpage, click HERE. For more information about the Congress program, click HERE.