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Autism In Africa, 3-5th April 2014 Accra , GhanaOak Plaza Hotel, Accra Under The Auspices Of The  International Child Neurology Association And African Child Neurology Association Program Day 1: THURSDAY 3 APRIL 8:30 Traditional Ghanaian Dancing Chair Dr Eben Badoe 09:00 – 10:00 Opening Salimatu Abdul Salam, Chief Director , Ministry of Health, Ghana 10:00-10:30 Aims for the meeting Charles Newton   Autism in Africa Mo B...
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ICNA Global Burden of Disease Seed Grants
Applications are invited from interested Project Supervisors for Seed Grant Funding under the Global Burden of Disease (GBOD) Research Trainee Fellowship program a new initiative of the International Child Neurology Association (ICNA). The Award The award consists of $ 2,000 for room and board for ~ 2-3 months plus up to $ 2,000 for roundtrip airfare. Timeline The deadline date for receipt of proposals on open competition from project supervisors is April 28, 2014. The Scoring and Selection of Grants fulfilling Criteria by Research Task Force Committee (10 point scoring s...
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The International Child Neurology Association is calling for Nominations for election of the Secretary and of the Treasurer as well as the Members of the Executive Board. Nominations will be accepted from 30 January 2014to 28 February 2014. Voting will commence on 14 March 2014 after completion of the Nominations and preparation of the ballot papers. The election will close at midnight (GMT) on 28 March 2014. (1) How do I register my Vote ? All eligible ICNA members have been send an email on March 20, 2014 by Electoral Reform Services (The Election...
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Thank you for your support through 2013. This year has been a very productive one for ICNA as we were able to organize and/or support several educational programs in Burma, India, South Africa, Lithuania and Russia. We also had a very overwhelming response for our appeal for donations. Thank you for all your support and devotion to make the International Child Neurology Association a very dynamic and truly global society. Our membership is over 1500 now and constantly growing. We are very appreciative and humbled by the support we receive from each of you and we are committed to improving our ...
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Dear Colleagues, I am writing today to ask for your support for the International Child Neurology Association (ICNA) and its activities. As you know, the work that ICNA performs is now entirely financed from funds raised. Membership is now free and has grown considerably to over 1,500 since we implemented this policy. ICNA is committed to generously helping and supporting colleagues from the developing world in their efforts to elevate standards in the practice of child neurology and neurodisability. ICNA has ambitious plans to advance this cause through educational programs in developing cou...
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The Spring-Summer 2013 issue of the ICNA Newsletter is now available for download/read online. Over the last few years it has been such a pleasure to watch how the ICNA newsletter has blossomed into a vibrant and visual display of ICNA activities.This issue is packed with updates on the numerous educational meetings, the latest on the forthcoming ICNCs (2014 and 2016), early warning of a forthcoming call for nominations to the become part of the ICNA board, and for bids for the 2018 ICNC.  On a sad note we have included obituaries for Prof Roger Brumback and Prof Otahara. Both are great l...
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Idiopathic focal epilepsy (IFE) with rolandic spikes is the most common childhood epilepsy, comprising a phenotypic spectrum from rolandic epilepsy (also benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes, BECTS) to atypical benign partial epilepsy (ABPE), Landau-Kleffner syndrome (LKS) and epileptic encephalopathy with continuous spike and waves during slow-wave sleep (CSWS) A recent study published in Nature Genetics analysed genetic material from 400 patients with IFE found heterozygous mutations in GRIN2A gene,the gene encoding the NMDA receptor NR2A subunit in 7.5 per cent of them,. In "rolandic...
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The ICNC2014 organizing committee is happy to announce that the registrations for the congress are now open.  The registration fees are based on your country of practice. ICNA members and residents enjoy huge discounts. Hence you are encouraged to join the ICNA and enjoy this and other benefits. Please note that inorder to avail of the student/resident discount, you would be required to upload your credentials during the registration process. Please hurry to make sure you sent in your registrations before the early bird discount deadline on November 1, 2013. A limited number of travel fel...
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The 13th International Child Neurology Congress will be held in the city of Foz do Iguaçu (Iguazú River Mouth), Brazil, from 4 to 9 May 2014. This is the second time that an ICNC is held in Latin America the first one being in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1992. The congress will be held jointly with the 9th Brazilian Congress of Child Neurology. As in the past congresses, the Scientific Program will be of the highest caliber, emphasizing not only the latest developments and advances in child neurology, but also a review of current standard of care in the practice of child neurology. Accepted ...
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The ICNC2014 Scientific Program Committee is delighted to announce the Plenary Speakers for the ICNC2014 to held at Iguazu Falls, Brasil from May 4-9, 2014. All world leaders in their field and engaging speakers, the plenary lecturers will be addressing a range of emerging and cross-cutting topics in pediatric neurology.

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