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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Welcome Message

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

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

Our innovative and unprecedented congress focuses on the first thousand days of life, inclusive of the intrauterine period, and their lifelong health consequences. This historic event will highlight transdisciplinary projects that demonstrate the advantages of collaboration and integration in achieving TOTAL Health and the catalytic role of the perinatal period.

This is a joint initiative of our scientific partners, the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA), the World Psychiatric Association, the World Association of Social Psychiatry, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Politehnica University Bucharest, Victor Babeș University of Medicine and Pharmacy, and several organizing partners led by the “Alessandrescu- Rusescu” National Institute for Maternal and Child Health, the principal organizer.

The scientific program will highlight plenary sessions, symposia and workshops on the latest research discoveries and their applications regarding the baby brain connectome project, genomics, microbiome, immune system; health promotion, protection, illness prevention in the perinatal period; vaccines and vaccinations and their lifelong relevance; breastfeeding, nutrition health protective and promotion aspects; the role of information, communication technology; access, quality and sustainability of global health systems and their performance; collaborative, integrated care for achieving Perinatal TOTAL Health. A Young Health Professionals’ Track (YHPT) will be part of this innovative, transdisciplinary congress. Masterclasses with world recognized experts shall be one of several distinct features of our congress.

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

With best wishes,

Professor Eliot SOREL                  Professor Nicolae SUCIU  
                           Congress Presidents

Mission & Vision

  • 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