FASD Issues & Information
Aug 2016:FASD costs in lost productivity: The New Zealand Medical Journal have just published a paper by economist Dr Brian Easton and colleagues estimating the cost of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder on lost productivity in the New Zealand economy as being between $49million and $200 million each year. The paper is free access online
Dec 2015 - “To help inform the proposed FASD Action Plan for Aotearoa, the Government has just released an FASD discussion document ‘Taking Action on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)’. Consultation will be open until the 26th of February 2016. For further information and a copy of the discussion document click here
8 Oct 2014: FASD in New Zealand: A Time to Act - Call to Action Consensus Statement September 2014 Consensus Statement based on information shared at the FASD Symposium and the FASD Policy and Research Roundtable hosted by the University of Auckland’s Centre for Addiction Research and Alcohol Healthwatch on 5th and 9th September 2014. It identifies areas of priority to prevent FASD and to address the gaps in service delivery to those affected by FASD
2007 Briefing Paper: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in New Zealand - Activating the Awareness and Intervention Continuum ( PDF)
2007 Briefing Paper: Executive Summary-Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in NZ Briefing Paper(PDF)
2003 Briefing Paper: Alcohol Health and Safety Advisory Statements(Warning Labels) in New Zealand (PDF)
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Feb 2012: Alcohol and Pregnancy Resource for Health Professionals www.akoaotearoa.ac.nz/projects/pact
Mar 2017: Fostering Kids Podcast: To hear the Carecast -FASD click here
Presentations:May 15, 2009 Presentation ALAC Conference - FASD Finding The Fit
Research & Reports:
Babies & Booze: Youth Social Media Launch (Video Clips)
Alcohol Healthwatch, Well Women and Family Trust and The Rotary Club of Parnell launches the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Youth Social Media Campaign. The You-Tube campaign videos can be viewed on www.youtube.com/user/FASDNetworkNZ or by clicking the images below