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

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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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ICNA Educational Meeting in Tanzania Sep 19-21 2016

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This project was organized by the Child Neurology Society (CNS) in collaboration with the International Child Neurology Association (ICNA) and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) - Muhimbili Hospital. Dr. Edward Kija worked with the University and the Medical Center in the organization of this medical project. Dr. Edward Kija is the 2015 D’Souza awardee and the only Pediatric Neurologist in the country. The goal of the project was to provide support to Dr. Kija, improving the infrastructure of the EEG laboratory and providing training workshops (EEG interpretation, ketogenic diet). A Child Neurology Symposium was also organized. General...
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ICNA-CNS/ Paediatric association of Zimbabwe - Child Neurology Symposium. Harare, Zimbabwe

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This meeting was organized by the International Child Neurology Association (ICNA) and the Child Neurology Society (CNS) in collaboration with the Paediatric association of Zimbabwe The Minister of health and Pediatric association of Zimbabwe fully supported the event. The association provided audiovisual equipment, food, in addition to accommodation for all speakers. Local Situation: General Pediatricians manage multiple neurological conditions in the region. There is need for training modules on diagnosis and management of common and acute neurological disorders encountered in Pediatrics . Date of the event: September 15-17th, 2016 Location: Holiday Inn Hotel. Harare. Zimbabwe Panel of speakers from ICNA-CNS...
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