On the 16th of November 2020, the Eve of World Prematurity Day, in collaboration with the THL, KEVYT, the University of Turku, the University of Oulu and the PremLife project, the Developmental Psychology Research Group from the University of Helsinki hosted a live stream event from the Think Corner stage. VIEW THE EVENT
The event was moderated by TV/music personality Mikko Kuustonen. The event included a presentation on the history of neonatal care for preterm borns in Finland by Sture Andersson, MD, PhD from HUS. Researcher Jani Erola, PhD from the University of Turku discussed about the educational trajectories of preterms. Heli Kauppinen, a parent representative from KEVYT, the Finnish society for parents of preterms, also gave her perspective. The event ended with a panel discussion which also included Professor Katri Räikkönen, PhD, Docent Kati Heinonen, both from the University of Helsinki as well as Eero Kajantie, MD, PhD from the THL/ University of Oulu.