Adelina Soares Updated November 07, 2020
Epilepsy is well recognised worldwide as a common, complex neurological disorder which places a significant burden on people and society. Uncontrolled seizures severely impact a person’s independence and quality of life and place enormous costs on the healthcare system. In recognition of this challenge the province of Ontario in Canada developed a network of comprehensive epilepsy centers where people can be assessed for available epilepsy treatments including potentially curative epilepsy surgery. They also created and disseminated evidence based clinical guidelines to improve epilepsy care throughout the province. Although this was a significant achievement, unfortunately it wasn’t enough. There was...
Adelina Soares Updated September 23, 2020
Pratibha Singhi We are pleased to inform our ICNA members that, following our recent election, Prof. Pratibha Singhi has been elected as the next President Elect of ICNA. Her 4-year term as ICNA President will be from the ICNA Congress in Oct. 2022 to 2026. We wish her our sincerest congratulations and strong support. There were more votes cast in this election than in any prior ICNA election and both candidates received more votes than any previous presidential candidate. Please join me in thanking both Prof. Pratibha Singhi and Prof. Charles...
ICNA Updated October 15, 2020
It is with great sadness that the ICNA announce the passing of Kenneth Swaiman, MD, the founder and first president of the Child Neurology Society, Child Neurology Foundation, and the Professors of Child Neurology, original author and continuing editor of Swaiman’s Pediatric Neurology, and founding editor of the journal, Pediatric Neurology. IN MEMORIAM: KENNETH FRED SWAIMAN, MD (November 19, 1931 - September 18, 2020) swaiman Ken Swaiman was a visionary who has played a universally recognized, pivotal and remarkable role in the development of child neurology. He initiated the founding of the...
Survey about medical treatment in childhood epilepsy from ILAE's Paediatric Commission Medical Task Force
Adelina Soares Updated September 16, 2020
Dear Colleague, We hope you will take 10-15 minutes to answer this brief survey about medical treatment in childhood epilepsy from ILAE’s Paediatric Commission Medical Task Force. The aim of the survey is to study your current treatment practices in 6 typical early life epilepsy scenarios. Our aim is not only to show first and second line treatment preferences, but also to illustrate that we commonly use off-label drugs in childhood epilepsies.
Adelina Soares Updated October 22, 2020
Capture 2 BPNA 2021 Annual Conference 47th Annual meeting of the British Paediatric Neurology Association 6-8 January 2021 The conference will be held virtually on the 6-8 January 2021. All session will be available 30 days following the conference for those who have registered. Please click here to view the scientific programme. Bookings are now open! To find out more on prices and how to register, please click here. ...
ICNA Updated July 12, 2020
ICNC2020 is going virtual b2ap3 small jo pic clipped rev 1x20 20191104 132929 1 The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on many of our lives and practices. The demands on health care have inevitably drawn our focus away from child neurology and child health in general. The ramification of the disruption to child health will be seen for years to come. Early intervention programs have become disrupted (e.g. measles vaccination, hearing screens), delayed presentation of children with neurological diseases and interruption of standard care for many of our patients, to name a few of the consequences of...
Adelina Soares Updated July 09, 2020
image001 The 14th biennial congress of the European Paediatric Neurology Society will be held from 1st to 5th June 2021 at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, United Kingdom. The EPNS Congress provides an opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the rapidly evolving ﬁeld of child neurology including basic science, diagnostic methods and novel treatments. You can network with colleagues and industry partners all focused on providing the best possible care for children with neurological disorders. The welcoming, vibrant city...
Adelina Soares Updated June 15, 2020
Congrès National de Neurologie Pédiatrique The Tunisian Association of Child Neurology (TCNA) with its Partners, have the pleasure to invite you to participate to the 5th congress of Pediatric Neurology and 19th Days of Pediatric Neurology, on JUNE 26-27, 2020, on zoom Webinar. Eminent experts are invited from Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, France, Italy, Germany and Canada, thus giving an international scope to this event with ICNA ENDORSEMENT.
ICNA April 03, 2020
Robert Haslam Robert Henry Albin Haslam [1936 - 2020]Dr. Robert (Bob) Henry Albin Haslam C.M., M.D., FAAP., FRCPC., DLitt(hon) September 11, 1936 – March 30, 2020 Husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, teacher, mentor, researcher, clinician and internationally renowned pediatric neurologist, Dr. Robert Haslam passed away peacefully while surrounded by the love of his life, wife Barbara, along with sons Robert, David, Christopher and daughter-in-law Darlene.