Young EAP Events
Young EAP / ESPNIC trainee events at the EAPS Congress in Paris were a success. Many young professionals participated in the Young Networking Event and Fun Run along the Seine.
During the Spring Meeting in Sofia, the newly appointed Young EAP officials were introduced to EAP members. Their biographies can be found here. Several new Young EAP projects are now being developed, including the EAP Scientific Grant and the Young EAP Leadership Programme, and were discussed during the Spring Meeting. Finally, the Sofia meeting also hosted the second Young EAP Webinar, during which Dr. Sarah Dalton and Professor Laurents Stassen shared their experience on how to involve and train residents to reduce low value care and be good stewards of limited health care resources. Young EAP webinars can be viewed here.
Young EAP is a proud supporter of the European Immunization Week and calls for more training on vaccine confidence.
European Summit on Prevention and Management of Chronic Respiratory Diseases has taken place on March 23, 2018 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Two members of Young EAP participated in Summit, Ivanna Romankevych (Ukraine) and Tomas Alasevicius (Lithuania). The summit brought together specialists in the field of treatment and prevention of chronic diseases in children and adults, politicians, specialists in the field of environmental protection. The partners of the event were the European Forum for Research and Education on Allergy and Respiratory Diseases (EUFOREA), the Society for Allergic Rhinitis and their Effects on Asthma (ARIA), the WHO Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (WHO GARD), the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI ), European Respiratory Society (ERS), European Rhino Society (ERS), European Academy of Pediatrics (EAP / UEMS-SP), European Association of Patients with Asthma and Allergies (EFA), Health Committee of the Lithuanian Sejm (Parliament), MI Lithuanian Health Care Institution, Vilnius University Medical Faculty, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, WHO and other medical societies. The focus of the Summit participants was on the negative impact of environmental pollution on the human body, in particular on the respiratory tract. The ways of solving problems related to the formation and progression of chronic respiratory diseases were discussed. The emphasis was put on the need to unite efforts at the level of the world community in the fight for clean air for the people of the planet Earth and our descendants.
Andreas Trobisch, Member of Young EAP, Austria, has participated in the ESPID Course (European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases) in Iceland, Reykjavik and he shares his experience with us: ” I had the honor of attending the ESPID Course on Pediatric Infectious Diseases held in Reykjavik, Iceland in February 2018. The course was conducted interactively in small groups and a broad spectrum of subjects was discussed in depth this way. I definitely recommend this course to anybody interested in pediatric infectious diseases. For more information visit their website“
During the Swedish annual paediatric conference in Västerås, Sweden the Junior Paediatric Association of Sweden (BLU) organised a workshop on 25/4 where we discussed educational matters and presented the vision and mission of Young European Academy of Paediatrics (YEAP). Henriette Loizos, president of BLU, member of YEAP and junior doctor in paediatrics, Karolinska University hospital, Stockholm