CHICOS kick-off meeting in April
On 26th and 27th April the CHICOS kick-off meeting will be held at CREAL.
This new FP7 funded project aims to improve child health across Europe to develop an integrated strategy for a cohort of mother-child research in Europe. The study officially started in January 2010 and is coordinated by Dr. Martine Vrijheid, Associate Professor at CREAL.
Special guests are Dr. Antoni PlasËncia Taradach, Public Health Director of the Health Department of the Generalitat de Catalunya, and Dr. Marco Martuzzi of WHO-Europe. They will introduce the meeting with views of local and international needs of health policy makers and the role of child cohort research, following with a panel discussion on the policy-research interface.
Partner countries include Denmark, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain and the United Kingdom. All are working to develop a broad set of policy recommendations for relevant research key areas of child health.