|Datum:||15 oktober 2017 - 18 oktober 2017|
|Locatie:||DE DOELEN CONGRESS CENTER, Schouwburgplein 50 3012 CL, Rotterdam|
The 10th anniversary World Congress in Rotterdam will be focused on ‘Life course Health & Disease: Observations, experiments and interventions’. This congress will focus on the translational approaches by experimental, intervention and observational studies that have substantial implications for health throughout the life course in high, middle and low income populations.
The congress programme is focused on the fetal and developmental origins of NCDs across the life course. Main NCD related outcomes of interest include allergies, asthma and COPD, bone health and osteoporosis, brain development, cardiovascular disease, cognitive impairment, mental illnesses, obesity, preterm birth, stunting, type 2 diabetes and metabolic disturbances.
A HEALTHY START BUILDS A BRIGHT FUTURE
The International Society for Developmental Origins of Health and Disease was set up to promote research into the fetal and developmental origins of disease and involves scientists from many backgrounds.
THE AIMS OF THE DOHAD SOCIETY ARE TO:
DOHaD World Congresses are organized every two years. Experts address many challenges that currently impact the health of mothers, babies in the womb, infants, children and adolescents, and explore solutions, interventions and policies to optimize health across the life course. Previous meetings were organized in Mumbai, Brighton, Toronto, Utrecht, Perth, Santiago, Portland, Singapore and Cape Town.