Bridges for CHILD

Bridges for CHILD conference - November 2011In November 2011 in Viena (Austria) took place the first conference “Bridges for CHILD”.

It’s key topics were:

  • Raising awareness for affected children in different regions of Europe.
  • Facilitating transfer of best practices in pediatric care.
  • Pinpointing the existing health inequalities.
  • Enhancing networking and scientific exchange between the different stakeholders.
  • Establishing a cross-border healthcare network.

Among participants from the diffrent countries of Western and East Europe in the work of conference took part the representatives of iMER.

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Patients’ Stories

Pharmaceutical treatment of hypothyroidism in children As told by Dr Anna Benstein, medical director of iMER If a medical issue is clear and a correct solution is found, medicine can save a life of a person -if this person is a child, it saves a childhood! Several years ago the family of a girl with severe endocrine deficiency contacted us. Reduced function of the thyroid – otherwise known as hypothyroidism – causes systemic disorders of all organs. In children, symptoms of hypothyroidism are especially sad
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