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Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies UENPS : Past, Present and Future Brussels, December 2009 Hercilia Guimarães
Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies UENPS Founded 1 th July 2006, in Vienna, is a confederation of European Societies i.e. an organisation integrating national European Neonatal or Perinatal Societies under one organisational roof.
Members of the 1 st UENPS Board President: Georg Simbruner (Áustria) Vice-President:Portuguese Neonatal Society - Hercília Guimarães G. Secretary: Slovenia Neonatal Society – Borut Bratanic Treasurer: Slowakian Neonatal Pediatric Society - Peter Krcho Italian Neonatal society – Vassilios Fanos Hungarian Perinatal Society – Gyorgy Balla Turkish Neonatal Society - Murat Yurdakok Polish Neonatal Societ - Janusz Swietlinski Estonian Perinatal Society - Heili Varendi
In the 1 st 2 years ( ) Asking societies for joint UENPS. 1st UENPS congress in Roma. Some multicenter trials were proposed by some researchers and done. UENPS registration in Roma 17 th April 2008
UENPS Executive and supervisory committees Executive Committee President: Portuguese Neonatal Society - Hercília Guimarães Vice-President: Italian Neonatal Society - Giuseppe Buonocore G. secretary: Spanish Neonatal Society - Manuel Sanchez Luna Treasurer: Bulgarian Neonatal Association - Nelly Jekova Members Hellenic Neonatal Society - Antatolitou Fani Slowakian Neonatal Pediatric Society - Peter Krcho Turkish Neonatal Society - Murat Yurdakok Lithuanian Neonatology Association - Egle Markuniene Serbian Perinatal Society - Georgios Konstantinidis Supervisory Committee Macedonian Neonatal Society - Katica Piperkova Polish Neonatal Societ - Janusz Swietlinski Estonian Perinatal Society - Heili Varendi
Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies UENPS UENPS is the Union of national societies of neonatal and perinatal medicine. It represents countries and governing bodies of each national society. The UENPS wants to collaborate with all the scientific societies. Meeting of the Executive Committee 10 th February 2009, Ordem dos Médicos Porto, Portugal
MISSION The mission of UENPS is to improve healthcare in the neonatal and perinatal medicine in the European countries. Main goals of UENPS are to improve quality in perinatal and neonatal care by integrating, coordinating and adding national and scientific societies efforts. Meeting of the Executive Committee 10 th February 2009, Ordem dos Médicos Porto, Portugal
VISION UENPS wants to promote the knowledge of the perinatal indicators and to develop recommendations, guidelines, training of the healthcare givers and any other tool to achieve the best healthcare for every newborn and surveillance of neonatal rights wherever they are born. Meeting of the Executive Committee 10 th February 2009, Ordem dos Médicos Porto, Portugal
UENPS PROGRAM Collect and share data on neonatal and perinatal Demography and Epidemiology in Europe. Promote and create, with national and scientific European societies, recommendations, standards and guidelines in neonatal/perinatal healthcare. Support, advice and work together with local and European Health Authorities. Meeting of the Executive Committee 10 th February 2009, Ordem dos Médicos Porto, Portugal
UENPS PROGRAM Organization and management in collaboration with the hosting local society of the European Congress "Global Neonatology & Perinatology", every 2 years, with World Top experts. Next congresses will be held in Istanbul 2010 and Porto Organization and support local workshops about specific topics according to the national societies. Meeting of the Executive Committee 10 th February 2009, Ordem dos Médicos Porto, Portugal
UENPS PROGRAM Favouring exchange information about training sites according to the scientific and national societies. Creation and development of the UENPS website. UENPS wants to support, collaborate and add efforts to any scientific society with similar objectives as European Foundation for Care of Newborn Infant, EuroNeoNet, ESPR-ESN, etc.. Meeting of the Executive Committee 10 th February 2009, Ordem dos Médicos Porto, Portugal
UENPS PROGRAM Promotion of multinational trials in collaboration with national and scientific societies. Collaboration with nurse and other healthcare provider organizations involved in neonatal and perinatal care. Meeting of the Executive Committee 10 th February 2009, Ordem dos Médicos Porto, Portugal
UENPS member societies (n=24) Neonatal Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bulgarian Neonatal Association Croatian Society for Neonatology and Neonatal Intensive Care Croatian Society for Perinatal Medicine Czech Peri-Neonatal Society Dutch Neonatal Society Estonian Perinatal Society French Neonatal Society Georgian Neonatal Society Hellenic Neonatal Society Hungarian Perinatal Society Italian Neonatal Society Latvian Neonatal Society Lithuanian Neonatology Association Macedonian Neonatal Society Polish Neonatal Society Portuguese Neonatal Society Romanian Neonatology Association Serbian Perinatal Society Slovakian Neonatal Pediatric Society Slovenian Neonatal Society Spanish Neonatal Society Turkish Neonatal Society Association of Neonatologists of Ukraine
UENPS partner societies (n=19) EuroNeoNet (European Neonatal Network) EFCNI ( European Foundation for Care of the Newborn Infant) AAP(American Academyof Pediatrics) PSANZ (Perinatal Society of Australian-New Zealand) National Neonatology Forum of India Guangdong Neonatal Society Guangdong Perinatal Society Shanghai Perinatology Society Shanghai Neonatology Society Henan Pediatric Society Saudi Neonatology Association Emirate Neonatal Society Egyptian Society for neonatal and Preterm Care EAN (Egyptian Association of Neonatology) USANA (United South African Neonatal Association) Vietnamese Pediatric Society Israel Neonatology Association NISONM (Nigerian Society of Neonatal Medicine) Union of Central Eurasian Neonatal Societies
Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies UENPS …so UENPS is not a new society in Europe but the Society of the European Societies understood as an integration of all societies, not for the single members of the community, and with this feeling concentrate in a single organization all of the European Societies.
Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies UENPS UENPS must be different to any other medical society in terms of we have to be over them, offering not only scientific activities but helping to the European Community about standards of Neonatal Care, rights of the newborns in our countries. Our dream is to achieve a common management of the newborn to accomplish the right of the newborn to receive the best care independently where is was born.
Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies UENPS We do not want to compete but we want to collaborate in all fields; education, research, guidelines and improve quality in perinatal assistance (better practices). We want to collaborate with all European and International Societies of Neonatology and Perinatology. They are the welcome as partner societies or Scientific Associate Members.
UENPS – EFCNI partnership To share information between societies of neonatology/perinatology and parents associations in Europe, giving possibility to develop collaboration in all fields to achieve the better quality in perinatal assistance. Examples of partnership: The Declaration of Rome (2008). International Prematurity Day - 17 th November 2009 European Parliament – 2 nd December 2009
NB Parents Family Health Authorities Professionals Scientific Societies Parents Associations
Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies UENPS Future … (step by step) To support, collaborate and add efforts to any scientific society or organization with similar objectives : EFCNI EuroNeoNet ESN / ESPR (European Board of Neonatology, Trials, Guidelines) To support, advice and work together with local and European Health Authorities. To facilitate European benchmarking To Facilitate exchange people UENPS Congresses every 2 years To facilitate the organisation of the Friendly Family Hospitals.
Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies UENPS Next year (2010) Regionalization in Europe – Portuguese example …all babies less than 32 weeks GA/1500 g must be born in a level III NICU