Advanced Paediatric Neurology Course, Karachi 2017

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From left ro right: Dr. Abdul Latif Khuhro and Dr. Rahat Naz ( Department Medical Education  Jinnah Sindh, Medical University

Educational Meetings

Date
November 2017
Country
Type of meeting
Collaboration
ICNA, CNS and NICH (Karachi)
Host / Organizer
Dr. Jamal Raza ( Director,  National Institute of Child Health. Karachi, Pakistan. Professor - Head of Pediatric Department)

The symposium was held at Karachi, Pakistan from November 17-18/2017 and consisted of didactic lectures delivered in a practical format. The meeting was hosted by National Institute of Child Health (NICH) Karachi, supported by the ICNA and CNS. Dr. Jamal Raza ( Director,  National Institute of Child Health. Karachi, Pakistan. Professor - Head of Pediatric Department) coordinated the meeting, which was deemed a success with over 80 participants including paediatric and adult neurologists. The local team expressed their interest in collaborating with ICNA and CNS to organize more educational events and training opportunities (for e.g training local EEG technicians e.t.c) in future.

Panel of speakers and speaker affiliations:
1. Mubeen Rafay MD (Associate Professor. University of Manitoba)
2. Abdul Latif Khuhro MD (Associate Professor. Epilepsy/ Sleep Center. Nationwide Children’s Hospital - The Ohio State University)
3. Dr. Shahnaz Ibrahim (Professor of Pediatric Neurology Agha khan University Hospital)
4. Dr. Khalid (Pediatric Neurology Agha khan University Hospital))


Topics covered:

1. How to interpret the results of EEG
2. Approach to neuromuscular disorders
3. Stroke
4. Review of local cases
5. Panel Discussion for All Day Topics
6. Cerebral Palsy/ Spasticity
7. Neonatal seizures
8. Sleep disorders in children
9. Leukodystrophies
10. Developmental delay
11. Pediatric Epilepsy syndromes
12. New seizure calcification
13. Medically resistant epilepsy
14. Tics and movement disorder

 

Photos

Dr. Shazia Kalsoom ( Pedaitric Neurology Fellow)
Dr. Abdul Latif Khuhro (Nationwide Children’s Hospital- The Ohio State University)
Profesor Jamal Raza (Director,  National Institute of Child Health. Karachi, Pakistan. Professor - Head of Pediatric Department)
Dr. Mubeen Rafay (University of Manitoba)

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