2nd African Epilepsy Congress - 'Epilepsy in Africa: Bridging the gap"

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The 2nd African Epilepsy Congress (AEC) will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, on 22nd - 24th May 2014. This congress is built on the scientific foundations established through the 1st African Epilepsy Congress, held in Nairobi, June 21st - 23rd, 2012. The 2nd AEC is a significant scientific event for the epilepsy community in Africa and farther afield. The programme comprises plenary sessions, topical lectures, interactive sessions, as well as sessions of particular interest to people with epilepsy, their families and carers. We very much look forward to welcoming you to Cape Town next May. http://www.epilepsycapetown2014.org/ Congress Announcement  [PDF]...
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Inviting bids to host ICNC2018

You are invited to submit a letter of intent to enter the bidding for the next ICNC in 2018. We request a short letter from the key local medical organiser (not the conference management team). The letter should be sent to the secretary of the ICNA ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) Selection of who will be invited to make a formal bid is initially based on attempts to encourage equity in allocation of ICNA Congresses to each of the six geographical regions and your capacity to hold a meeting for up to 1500 delegates. You will be informed in February 2014 whether you...
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ICNC2014 Travel Grants and Bursaries

The following applicants have been selected for the Travel Grant Awards for ICNC2014 Dr. Sangeetha Yoganathan,  Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India Dr Narayan Chandra Saha,  Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka. Bangladesh Dr Puneet Jain,  Lady Hardinge Medical College , Delhi, India Masiel Barrantes,  Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru Dr Aye Mu Saan,  Yangon Children Hospital, Myanmar Dr Alpha D. Mallillin,  Philippine Children's Medical Center, Philippines The ICNA offers travel awards to provide financial assistance for travel costs associated with the International Child Neurology Congresses. The award consists of a grant of upto USD 2500 to support their travel costs (to be...
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World Federation of Neurology (WFN) Grants-in-Aid 2013

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The 2013 Grant-in-Aid competition will begin accepting letters of intent on April 15th, 2013 (Deadline May 15th) General: The WFN will award grants for specific educational or applied research projects in neurology and the applied neurosciences as part of it activities as a registered charitable organization and its mission to "foster quality neurology and brain health worldwide" Aim: To provide funding for low cost, high impact educational and outcomes research projects. Please note: Projects to provide healthcare, basic science and ongoing research proposals are not eligible. Eligibility: Neurologists of Member Societies Criteria: Relevance: How does the project directly address the mission...
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Jan-Mar 2013 issue of Epilepsy News Africa

The ILAE Commission on African Affairs have published the Jan-Mar 2013 issue of Epilepsy News Africa. Comments, News of epilepsy and related topics are welcome. For further information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or the editor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or their website @ www.Africaepilepsy.org . click here to download the newsletter in PDF