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ICBD 2020: 9th International Conference on Birth Defects and Disabilities in the Developing World

Feb 23 - 26, 2020   |   Colombo, Western Province  Sri Lanka
Specialties : Genetics   |   Pediatrics
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ICBD 2020: 9th International Conference on Birth Defects and Disabilities in the Developing World is organized by Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) and will be held from Feb 23 - 26, 2020 at Cinnamon Grand Colombo, Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka.

Who should attend?
Health care providers, policymakers, researchers, donors, parent-patient organizations, other NGOs and youth volunteers from across the world interested in strengthening reproductive, maternal, newborn and child and adolescent health, with a focus on the prevention of birth defects, preterm birth and associated disabilities.

ICBD 2020 Topics:
Professionals, policy makers, researchers and students working in the areas related to the theme and topics of this conference are invited to submit abstracts for consideration. The conference will be organized around the following topics, with the focus of each being on the presentation of successful best practices/models of prevention and care of birth defects and premature birth around the world:

• Life course approaches for prevention of birth defects, stillbirth and preterm birth by addressing lifestyle, infections, nutrition and contraception
• Counting birth defects: Surveillance, newborn screening, pathological evaluations and ensuring data quality
• Programs and services for improving the health of women and girls before, during and after pregnancy
• Diagnostic strategies, including genetic testing for birth defects, across the life cycle
• Treatment options and care arrangements for individuals with birth defects and disabilities
• Ensuring continuation of services from pediatric to adult care for individuals with birth defects
• Reorienting healthcare system to integrate prevention and care of birth defects
• Use of information and communication technology, media and social networking for improving birth outcomes
• The role of civil society, parent/patient organizations for birth defects prevention, advocacy and services
• Education of healthcare workers for improving the quality of maternal and newborn health services
• Networking and partnerships for birth defects related research, prevention and care
• National policies and programs for the birth defects prevention and care
• Strategies to reduce mortality and improve physical and developmental outcomes of children with birth defects
• Eliminating stigma and discrimination against persons with birth defects and disabilities
• Policy and practice implications of recent scientific and epidemiologic research related to birth defects and preterm birth
• Food fortification policies and programs for prevention of birth defects
• Addressing maternal and newborn health in humanitarian settings for improving birth outcomes
• Reducing exposure to harmful and teratogenic substances, including alcohol, drugs and medications for improving birth outcomes

Registration Desk

Contact No. : +94 11 268 9545
Email:
icbd2020@slma.lk
Abstraction date:
May 31, 2019

Registration

Registration Type Last Date Price
High-income Countries professionals - Early Fee 31 Dec,2019 USD 400.00
Low or Middle-income Countries General - Early Fee 31 Dec,2019 USD 150.00
Sri Lankan Participants General - Early Fee 31 Dec,2019 USD 75.00
High-income Countries students - Early Fee 31 Dec,2019 USD 250.00
Low or Middle-income Countries - Rate for students and professionals affiliated with a not-for-profit institution from a low- or middle-income country - Early Fee 31 Dec,2019 USD 100.00
Sri Lankan Participants - Students of health professions: Total of 150 first come, first serve basis -Early Fee 31 Dec,2019 USD 25.00
Sri Lankan Participants Professionals - Professionals employed by the government, academic institutions or not-for-profit organizations - Early Fee 31 Dec,2019 USD 50.00
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Venue Address

Cinnamon Grand Colombo
77 Galle Rd
Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka

Official Hotels

  

Cinnamon Grand Colombo,

77 Galle Rd,

Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka 00300,

+94 112 437 437

  

Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo,

117 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawath,

Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka ,

+94 112 491 000

  

Hotel Galadari,

64 Lotus Rd,

Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka 00100,

+94 112 544 544

  

Mandarina Colombo,

433 A2,

Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka 00300,

+94 112 550 660

  

Fairway Colombo,

7 Hospital St,

Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka 00100,

+94 112 153 153

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