3. Health and development of the "digital child"
What are the effects of digitalisation on health and development in early childhood? This workshop will examine the health and developmental problems associated with digitalisation in early childhood and will look at the risks and benefits of digitalisation from the perspective of paediatricians.
Georg Soldner, Paediatrician, Deputy Head of the Medical Section at the Goetheanum
Physician, specialising in paediatrics. Cofounding member of an anthroposophic medical group practice in Munich, Germany, since 1994, with an emphasis on treating children with chronic diseases. Member of the Board of the Physicians' Association for Anthroposophic Medicine in Germany 1993-2011 and head of Academy of Anthroposophic Medicine (GAÄD) since 2013. Many years of experience in lecturing and publishing, including his main work “Individual Paediatrics” together with H.M. Stellmann, and serving as editor-in-chief of the Vademecum of Anthroposophic Medicines. Deputy head of the Medical Section of the School of Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum since 2016.
Christine Saahs, Paediatrician
Christine Saahs, born 1977 in Krems, Austria. Medical studies in Vienna and Graz. Specialisation in Pediatrics in the Filderklinik and the University Hospital St. Pölten, Austria. Different Trainee Programms in Austria, Germany, Spain and the United States.
Studies of Anthroposophic medicine since 1995 in Austria and the Eugen Kolisko Academy in Germany.
Neonatology Intensive care in the University Hospital St. Pölten. Anthroposophic pediatric office in Krems and Horn since 2009.
Member of the board of the Austrian anthroposophic medical association, of the board of IVAA and of the board of EPHA.