First Virtual Symposium
On December 9, the Seychelles Child Development Study (SCDS) organized its first virtual symposium that was attended by scientists, policy makers and other collaborators and stakeholders from Seychelles and internationally. The symposium consisted of six presentations by researchers from Seychelles, Rochester, Northern Ireland, and Sweden. Topics included the impact of COVID-19 on children in Seychelles, fish knowledge and consumption among Seychellois children, sustainable fish consumption, and recent findings and future directions of the SCDS.
Take a look at the agenda of the event.
Recorded Presentations from the Symposium
- Impact of COVID-19 on children in Seychelles - Dr. Jude Gedeon, Public Health Authority, Seychelles
- Fish knowledge and consumption amongst Seychellois children - Emelyn Shroff, Ph.D., Public Health Authority, Seychelles
- A sustainability seafood initiative for Seychelles: From the ground, up - Sheena Talma, MSc., Talma Consultancy, Seychelles
- The Seychelles Study Infrastructure Project: Building on a History of Partnerships and Scientific Innovation to Prepare for Future Endeavors - Edwin Van Wijngaarden, Ph. D., Rochester University, USA
- The importance of fish consumption during pregnancy in the Seychelles for nutrition and child development - Alyson Yeates, Ph.D., University of Ulster, Ireland
- Lessons from the Seychelles study about genetics of methylmercury - Karin Broberg, Professor, Ph.D., Karolinska Institute, Sweden