In May 2010 the International Child NeurologyAssociation will meet on African soil in Cairo. It is a fittingevent to launch the African Paediatric Neurology Association (APNA).
A new guideline from the American Academy of Neurology and the Child Neurology Society finds botulinum toxin type A to be an effective treatment for spasticity, muscle tightness that interferes with movement, in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy, but poses some risk. The guideline is published in the January 26, 2010, issue of Neurology
The Joint Meeting of the 9th International Child Neurology Con- gress (ICNC) and the 7th Asian and Oceanian Congress of Child Neurology (AOCCN) was held in Beijing, People’s Republic of China, from September 20 to 25, 2002. There were 1137 participants from 72 countries and regions attending.