ICNA Educational Meeting 2016 held in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Under the auspices of International Child Neurology Association (ICNA), the Institute of Paediatric Neurodisorder and Autism (IPNA) in Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) has successfully organized two-day long “ICNA Educational Meeting”. The meeting was held on 5-6 November 2016 which took place at Hotel Ocean Paradise in the city of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The theme of the event was “Towards Better Service in Child Neurology and Development”. organized by Prof. Pratibha Singhi in association with Prof Shaheen Akhter, project directorof the Institute of Paediatric Neurodisorders and Autism (IPNA) under Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), and her team. The...
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ICNA Educational Meeting Myanmar October 28-29 2016

Prof Pratibha Singhi was invited as ICNA speaker during the 17th Myanmar Pediatric and Medical Specialties Conference held in Yangon on the 28th and 29th Oct 2016. The local organizer was Prof Kyaw Linn.This meeting is held biennially and it is organized by Myanmar Pediatric Society (MPS) in association with other allied medical specialties such as preventive and social medicine, rehabilitation, radiology, mental health, pathology, microbiology, pharmacology, physiology and biochemistry. This conference was attended by 340 Pediatricians and other specialists in and around Myanmar. Dr Singhi spoke about Auto-immune CNS disorders with particular emphasis on Autoimmune demyelinating encephalomyelitis ADEM and...
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59th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Child Neurology

We are pleased to announce that the 59th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Child Neurology will be held from June 15(Thu.) – 17(Sat.), 2017 at the Osaka International Convention Center (Grand Cube Osaka). I am greatly honored to be appointed President of this distinguished Meeting, and preparations are underway to ensure the fruitful Meeting will contribute to further advances in child neurology. The major programs of the plenary sessions will be “Talk on Down Syndrome -Support over a Life Time-” and “Current Status in Japanese Children with Learning Disorder”. In the above plenary, “ Talk on Down Syndrome...
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ICNA/SBNI Symposium on Zika Virus Brazil October 14 2016

On October 14th, ICNA organized the Zika Symposium during the 11th Brazilian Congress of Child Neurology and 2nd Meeting of the Cono Sur Societies. Three specialists in the field presented updated information about Zika Virus: Dr. Marilisa Guerreiro and Dr. Vanessa Van der Linden, from Brazil and Dr. Silvia Tenembaum, from Argentina. Dr. Guerreiro presented the history and the current distribution of the infection around the world. Dr. Van der Linden shared with the audience her extensive experience on Zika Virus congenital infection. Dr. Tenembaum presented the latest knowledge about the association of Zika Virus infection and Guillain-Barré syndrome. The...
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ICNA/Bogota/ASCONI educational meeting Sept. 30-Oct.1, 2016

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A regional ICNA educational meeting was recently held in Bogota, Colombia, on September 30th and October 1st, 2016. This meeting was organized as a joint collaboration with the Colombian Association of Pediatric Neurology (ASCONI). The local organizing committee included Dr. Maria Fernanda Lengua, current president of the ASCONI, with the excellent logistic support of Drs. Blanca Rodriguez, Martha Piñeros, and Pilar Guerrero. The conference was held at the Sonesta Hotel in Bogota, and was attended by most of the ASCONI members, over 95 colleagues who travelled to Bogota from all over the country. The conference program included 4 sessions with...
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