EUROCAT - European Surveillance of Congenital Anomalies
1979, as Concerted Action on Congenital Anomalies and Twins, by DG-XII 'Science and Technology' of E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC), following 1975-1976 feasibility studies. 1991, status changed from research project to surveillance service under the coordination of DG-V 'Employment, Industrial Relations and Social Affairs, Health and Safety'. Subsequently changed name to European Registration of Congenital Anomalies. Serves as a B-XB3548 - WHO Collaborating Centre for the Epidemiologic Surveillance of Congenital Anomalies.
Provide essential epidemiologic information on congenital anomalies in Europe; facilitate early warning of teratogenic exposures; evaluate effectiveness of primary prevention; assess impact of developments in prenatal screening; act as an information and resource centre regarding clusters, exposures or risk factors of concern; provide a ready collaborative network and infrastructure for research related to causes and prevention of congenital anomalies and treatment and care of affected children; act as a catalyst for the setting up of registries throughout Europe collecting comparable, standardized data.
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Annual Registry Leaders Meeting; Steering Committee; Working Groups.
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