The Observatory for Children's Education and Health, in collaboration with the Pediatric Outcomes imProvement through COordination of Research Networks (POPCORN), a Canadian pediatric platform, is looking for a statistician for a pan-Canadian research and administrative data analysis project. If you are interested in this position,...

This week, April 1 (12-1 p.m.), the conference will be given by Professor Marie-Claude Geoffroy. The presentation is called “Canadian Youth Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Do We Know? What can we do ?"Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020,...

Tutoring is currently considered by the Government of Quebec as one of the pivotal measures to prevent and correct the learning delays that children will have experienced following the Covid-19 pandemic. Although it is an attractive and complementary support measure for the preventive action of...

Although COVID-19 has affected children less directly than adults, a number of children have still required hospitalization either for acute illness or for childhood multisystem inflammatory syndrome. Our pan-Canadian research group conducted a prospective study to identify the risk factors associated with the need for...

OPES' webconference Understanding the extent to which children have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 provides important information for decisions about school closures and other interventions, including vaccination. Dr. Zinszer presented the results of her studies at the first OPES webconference. Watch it by clicking here (in french)...

UdeMNouvelles A plan to reduce inequalities in the development of children caused by the pandemic: this is the heart of an article by Sylvana Côté published in the “Canadian Journal of Public Health”. (In french only) Click here to read the article from UdeMNouvelles...

La Presse The Observatory for the education and health of children pleads for a “monitoring system” of the effects of the pandemic on young people. Click here to read the article from La Presse (french only)...

Frontiers in psychiatry A new systematic review and meta-analysis by Dre. Eve-line Bussière explored the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of children aged 5–13 years-old, while highlighting the specific difficulties experienced by children with neurodevelopmental issues or chronic health conditions. For more...