Navigation Links
Universal Early Intervention a Must

AMA Vice President, Dr Choong-Siew Yong, today said the AMA’s recent call for a nation-wide early childhood// intervention program has been boosted by the findings of Griffith University and Mission Australia’s worthy Pathways to Prevention Project.

The report, released today, demonstrated that pre-school intervention programs improved children’s communication skills, reduced difficult behaviour, and strengthened family relationships.

“Projects such as this are necessary and important, but we now need to take interventions that have been proven to be effective, and make them available to all Australian children who will benefit,” said Dr Yong, a paediatric and adolescent psychiatrist.

“The Government should fully fund a national home visiting program to offer intervention to all new-born Australian babies and their families.

“There’s strong evidence that home visiting programs for parents of young children can improve child behavioural problems, cognitive development, and the management of post-natal depression, and reduce accident injury rates.

“In the longer term, these programs can improve school retention rates, reduce rates of child abuse, reduce youth involvement in criminal activity and improve older children’s emotional and social health.”

The earlier the intervention, the more cost-effective, Dr Yong said.

“Currently, different early intervention programs are run by individual States and Territories,” he said.

“Some children miss out because they’re not identified as being likely to benefit, or because they don’t live in a targeted area.

“They are much more difficult to help – and cost the system many more dollars – when problems emerge as they get older.

“If we support them from soon after birth, for example with home visits from a qualified nurse, we can stop the problems from happening in the first place.”
Source-AMA
SRM
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Early detection of prostate cancer
2. Early detection of heart attack
3. Early puberty linked to nutrition
4. Early Clue to Down Syndrome
5. Early delivery can prevent cancer
6. Early puberty more resistance
7. Early menopause- The cause
8. Early menopause- The cause
9. Early Warning System For Breast Cancer
10. Early therapy aids eyesight
11. Early detection of colorectal cancer may be hindered by coloured toilet disinfectants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... Vighter established ... same time by providing Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) course scholarships to four ... prehospital trauma education developed in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons to ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... ... According to a new study by NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham, "the ... has directed the CBO to follow. The CBO itself previously recognized Obamacare would kill ... a reduction in employer-based coverage due to the GOP reform, which is not plausible. ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... , ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... $100,000 for its innovative EcoQube Frame vertical micro-veggies garden on Kickstarter . ... for the product – with nearly 2,000 consumers (and counting) already backing the ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... , ... March 24, 2017 , ... Viewers who like ... of critical historical facts, cultural practices, goods, services, and societal issues tend to appreciate ... look into the popular practice of utilizing running events for causes around the world. ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... “End Time GPS”: a ... will interrelate. “End Time GPS” is the creation of published author, Wesley Gerboth, ... working on military munitions and space-vehicle projects. Now, at age ninety-one, he shares the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/23/2017)... , March 23, 2017 Mosaic Life Care, based in St. ... registration process across its network of 58 clinics, located in 22 cities, and its ... and innovative ways to improve the delivery of health care to its patients, including ... ... Mosaic Life Care St. Joseph Medical Center ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , March 23, 2017  Transportation Insight, a multi-modal ... end-to-end supply chain management firm with expertise serving clients ... Solutions Rick Zaffarano was named a 2017 ... Supply Chain by the only publication exclusively dedicated to ... supply chain. "Rick has brought to Transportation ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... -- As a result of diagnostic technology increasing ... allergic diseases, cutting edge developments in targeted drugs ... in which pharmaceutical and biotech companies are addressing ... both a high quality meeting and a platform ... research scholars and doctors. The event will also ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: