WFN/AFAN e-learning Day on Neuropathies

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SPEAKERS


Times all indicated in CENTRAL AFRICAN TIME (CAT) (= GMT/UCT+2)

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10:00 - 10:10 Opening Remarks - Introduction Wolfgang Grisold (Austria) - President, WFN
Augustina Charway-Felli (Ghana) - President, AFAN
10:10 – 11:25 Session 1 Moderator: Andreas Steck (Switzerland)
10:10 - 10:40

Anatomy and physiology update of the peripheral nervous system

Wolfgang Grisold (Austria) President, WFN
10:40 - 11:10 Clinical phenomenology of peripheral
nervous system disease
Brian Callaghan (USA)
11:10 - 11:25 Q&A  
11:25 - 11:40 Coffee Break Coffee icon  
11:40 – 13:55 Session 2 English Moderator: Saara Neshuku (Namibia)
French Moderator: Agnon Koffi Balogou (Togo)
11:40 - 12:20 English: CIDP and its variants
Français : Neuropathies dysimmunitaires
English: James B. Dyck (USA)
French: Jean-Marc Léger (France)
12:20 - 13:00 English: Genetic Neuropathies
Français : Neuropathies génétiques
English: Davide Pareyson (Italy)
French: Djamila Mahmoudi (Algeria)
13:00 - 13:40 English: Neuropathies in Infectious disease
Français : Neuropathies d'origine inféctieuse
English: Suzaan Marais (South Africa)
French: Lala Bouna Seck (Senegal)
13:40 - 13:55 Q&A (15 min)  
13:55 - 14:35 Lunch Break Lunch icon  
14.35 – 16:25 Session 3 Moderator: Alfred K. Njamnshi (Cameroon)
14:35 - 15:05 Toxic neuropathies in cancer patient Roser Velasco Fargas (Spain)
15:05 - 15:35 Emerging Concepts in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Eva L. Feldman (USA)
15:35 - 16:05 Common compression neuropathies not to miss Imen Kacem (Tunisia)
16:05 - 16:20 Q&A (15 min)  
16:20 - 16:35 Coffee Break Coffee icon  
16.35 – 18:00 Session 4 Moderator: Lenon Gwaunza (Zimbabwe)
16:35 - 17:05 Work-up for diseases of the peripheral nervous system Helmar C. Lehmann (Germany)
17:05 - 17:35 Diagnostic tools in the management of peripheral nervous system disease - appropriate use Gordon Smith (USA)
17:35 - 18:00 Closing Remarks / Panel discussion + Q&A