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International Birth Defects Information Systems Rebirth, Renewal, And Human Development (Section A)
Mission: Amelioration, Prevention and Genetic Counseling concerning Birth Defects, Genetic Disorders, Congenital Malformations, Anomalies and Developmental Disorders
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  • Establish a birth defects surveillance system based on international standards.
  • Contribute to the better care and prevention of birth defects.
  • Contribute to the creation of a Ukrainian Alliance for the Prevention of Birth Defects.

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REBIRTH, RENEWAL, AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
A HUMANITARIAN FORUM
April 25, 2006
Kyiv , Ukraine

SECTION A: The consequences of Chornobyl and other catastrophes: Lessons learned, insights gained, awareness of the patterns and tendencies

Moderators:
- Dr. Angelina Nyahu, Doctor of Medical Studies, President of the Association "Physicians of Chornobyl"
- Alexander Kuzma, Executive Director, Children of Chornobyl Relief and Development Fund

"The Chornobyl catastrophe - A lesson for the present and the Future "

Dr. Angelina Nyahu, Doctor of Medical Studies
President of the Association
"Physicians of Chornobyl"
Ukraine

"The Cardio-vascular health of children and adults following Chornobyl and Hiroshima "

Dr. Steven Lipshultz,
Chairman of Pediatrics, Miller Medical Center, University of Miami (Florida)
USA

"The Threat to rebirth, fertility and regeneration "

Professor Olha Tymchenko,
Institute of Hygiene and Medical Ecology (AMS)
Ukraine

"Women's Health as an indicator of Societal Values "

Dr. Lyudmyla Porokhnyak-Ganovska,
Chief Medical Adviser, Zhinocha Hromada
Ukraine

"The Influence of Chornobyl on the genetic health of future generations and Prevention of Birth Defects "

Dr. Wolodymyr Wertelecki,
Chairman of Medical Genetics,
University of South Alabama (Mobile)
USA


"Lessons of Chornobyl for perspectives of society development"

Dr. Mykola Omelyanets, DMS,
National Commission on After- Radiation Protection of Population of Ukraine
Ukraine

"Lessons of Chornobyl and the impact of secrecy and informational distortion "

Dr. Andriy Serdyuk,
Director of Institute of Hygiene and Medical Ecology of Ukraine
Ukraine

"Chornobyl Disaster: implications for health"

Dr. Anatoly Cheban CMN,
Institute of Radiation Medicine,
Vice-President of the Association "Physicians of Chornobyl"
Ukraine

"Perspectives of international assistance at disasters"

Dr. Semen Shapiro,
Director, Israeli Center of Health of New Repatriates,
Israel

"Children and disasters"

Professor Gennady Sushkevych,
International Relief Fund for Children affected by War & Disaster
Russia

"Military Medicine in Response to the Chornobyl catastrophe "

Volodymyr Pas'ko,
Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine
Ukraine

"Challenges to the Recovery of the Marshall Islands

Lemeyo Abon,
Elma Coleman,
Members of the United Church of Christ
ERUB Atomic Survivors' Organization

"Lessons from the reconstruction of the Balkan region"

Michael Durkee,
Assistant Director, NATO's Office of Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response
USA

"The Lessons of Chornobyl: looking into the future"

Professor Eduard Pazukin,
Kurchatov Institute
Russia

"A look into the future "

Dr. Irene Labunska,
Biochemistry Laboratory,
Greenpeace International
United Kingdom

"Protecting Children's Health and Expanding our Vision for environmental health programs"

Dr. Olha Horishna, DMS,
Environmental Research Center
Ukraine


American Medical Association