Fighting cerebral palsy in Africa Cerebral palsy aff ects children across Africa. Prevention is difficult since we know little about its aetiology in African countries, and efforts to help those affected are hampered by a lack of resources. But individuals and organisations are rising to the challenge. Adrian Burton reports.
The 11th Pan Arab Child Neurology Conference (PACNA) in collaboration with 19th Annual Conference of Egyptian Society of Child Neuro-Psychiatry (ESCNP) & International Child Neurology Association (ICNA), African Child Neurology Association ( ACNA ) and Both Saudi Epilepsy Society & Saudi Pediatric Neurology Society and 3rd Alexandria Pediatric Neurology Dept. will be held in Palestine Hotel, Alexandria, Egypt from April 1 - 3, 2015 Programme PDF
The Sudanese Association of Paediatricians in association with the International Child Neurology Association (ICNA), the African Child Neurology Association (ACNA) and the Sudanese Society of Neuroscience is happy to announce the ICNA educational meeting to be held in Khartoum, Sudan from 28-30 January 2015. The meeting will be held under the kind patronage of His Excellency the Khartoum State Minister of Health. The scientific programme comprising of plenary lectures and workshops. A Nile cruise and trip to the pyramids are also planned as part of the social programme. The International faculty will consist of: Jo Wilmshurst [South Africa] Charles Newton [UK & Kenya]...
The 2nd African Epilepsy Congress (AEC) will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, on 22nd - 24th May 2014. This congress is built on the scientific foundations established through the 1st African Epilepsy Congress, held in Nairobi, June 21st - 23rd, 2012. The 2nd AEC is a significant scientific event for the epilepsy community in Africa and farther afield. The programme comprises plenary sessions, topical lectures, interactive sessions, as well as sessions of particular interest to people with epilepsy, their families and carers. We very much look forward to welcoming you to Cape Town next May. http://www.epilepsycapetown2014.org/ Congress Announcement [PDF]...