ILAE Neonatal EEG course- 6-8 March 2020

A 3 day residential EEG course (EEG in the First Year of Life- from newborn to toddler) will be held from 6-8 March 2020 in Kerala, India.    The content covers normal maturational aspects, abnormal EEG patterns and graphoelements in neonates and infants as well as the range of seizures and epilepsies encountered in day to day practice in the first year of life. It consists of a standardized teaching module with lectures and practical workshops during which EEG examples will be reviewed by participants in small groups under the supervision of a faculty tutor. The course is targeted at neurologists...
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New book - Neuromuscular Disorders in Children

Dear Members,

This is to inform you that Mac Keith Press have recently published the book Neuromuscular Disorders in Children: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Management edited by Nicolas Deconinck and Nathalie Goemans, which could be of great interest to you:

The book critically reviews current evidence of management approaches in the field of neuromuscular disorders (NMDs) in children. Uniquely, the book focusses on assessment as the cornerstone of management and highlights the importance of a multidisciplinary approach.

From the Foreword

“Neuromuscular Disorders in Children… is consistently patient-centred, will help readers learn about the latest classification and treatment options for these diseases, and hopefully influence their attitudes and decisions caring for patients with NMDs. With broad distribution, this book will help to improve the fate and quality of life of many patients suffering from NMDs, as well as their families.”

Rudolf Korinthenberg MD, Professor Emeritus of Neuropaediatrics and Muscular Disorders

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International Pediatric Stroke Organization

Dear Members,

The   International Pediatric Stroke Organization (IPSO)  has recently been incorporated as a global non-profit organization dedicated to pediatric stroke and cerebrovascular disease. It consists of physicians, surgeons, psychologists, nurses, therapists, and scientists.  


We invite you to consult the  letter attached herewith  (IPSO.pdf) and website for more details  :  

All are welcome to express potential interest by joining the working group:  

Please share this information with your colleagues and networks interested in pediatric cerebrovascular disease.

This specifically includes  specialties other than pediatric neurology  (NCC, interventional, radiology, neurosurgery, hematology, rehab, etc).   



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Congratulations Dr. Greg Powell

  T he ICNA is very happy to hear that Dr. Greg Powell has been awarded an Order of Australia in the        Queen´s   Birthday Honours list for ´distinguished service to the international community of Zimbabwe in the field of   paediatrics as a  clinician and mentor´.  Dr. Powell, MD, FRCP, FRACP is an Australian trained paediatrician who has lived in Zimbabwe since 1977. He   was a Senior Lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe Medical School Department of Pediatrics from 1977 until  2001.  Dr.  Powell’s academic interests have centered on childhood disability and children in institutional care. He   established  the ...
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