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Chornobyl – Polissia – Pregnancies – Children. A presentation made by Prof. Wladimir Wertelecki (OMNI-Net Ukraine) in 2016 in Lviv. It is dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant accident – in Ukrainian [IONIZING RADIATION, BECQUEREL, CS-137, CESIUM, NTD, MICROCEPHALY, EPIDEMIOLOGY].

Congenital malformations in Rivne Polissia and the Chornobyl accident. A presentation made by Prof. Wladimir Wertelecki at the Helen Caldicott Foundation Symposium “The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident”, New York Academy of Sciences, 2013 – in English with French subtitles [IONIZING RADIATION, BECQUEREL, CS-137, CESIUM, NTD, MICROCEPHALY, EPIDEMIOLOGY].

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders – perspectives. A lecture delivered in 2013 by Dr. Kenneth Warren (Director of the National Institute of Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse) – in English with Ukrainian translation [FAS, FASD, PREVENTION, AMELIORATION, EDUCATION, PUBLIC HEALTH].

Folic acid flour fortification initiative. A story shown in a nation-wide transmission by Channel 24 (Ukraine, November 23, 2016) – in English and Ukrainian [PREVENTION, NTD, SPINA BIFIDA, PUBLIC HEALTH].

Intrauterine vascular disruption as a cause of birth defects. A presentation made in 2016 by Dr. Kenneth Jones (author of Smith’s Recognizable Patterns of Human Malformations, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Dysmorphology/Teratology, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA) – in English with Ukrainian translation [IUGR, TWIN, VANISHING, DEFORMATION, REVIEW, PLACENTA].

Joseph Warkany – foundations of Teratology. A series of interviews with Joseph Warkany (Austrian-American pediatrician known as the “Father of Teratology”) – in English [EXPERIMENTAL, TERATOGENESIS, NUTRITION, DIET, CRETINISM, IODINE, GOITER, ENVIRONMENT, ECOLOGY].

Neonatology – Teratology – Ukraine. A lecture of Prof. Wladimir Wertelecki (OMNI-Net Ukraine) for neonatologists and concerns the importance of early detection of developmental disabilities in children (2015, Chernivtsi, Ukraine) – in Ukrainian [NEWBORN, INFANT, MALFORMATIONS, DEFORMATIONS, SYNDROMES, DYSMORPHOLOGY, ANTICIPATORY, CARE, PREVENTION, FOLATE, FOLIC ACID, ALCOHOL].

Neural tube defects in Ukraine. In this video made in 2001, Profs. Yuriy Orlov, Ihor Baryliak, Dr. Halyna Skyban tell about the burden of neural tube defects in Ukraine – in Ukrainian [NTD, SPINA BIFIDA, PREVENTION, FORTIFICATION, FLOUR, FOLATE, FOLIC ACID].