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About Brain Health

Asociatia Pacientilor cu Afectiuni Neurodegenerative

Event Date + Time:
March 15, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - March 19, 2021 @ 4:30 pm

Event Location:
Balea, 3, Bucharest, Romania

Venue Name:
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About This Event

Event Description:

The workshop ‘About brain health’, organized by the Association of Patients with Neurodegenerative Conditions (APAN Romania), will take place in the context of the International Brain Awareness Week (Brain Awareness Week 2021). The event will make a brief review of what neuroscience represent, the importance of sleep, nutrition and exercise for good brain function, but also current details about telemedicine, teleradiology and digital health.

The purpose of this series of webinars is the personal development of the general public but especially of the patients as well as the representatives of the patient associations in the field of neurology in Romania, put to the benefit of the organization and implicitly of the patient they represent.

15 March, 18:30 About neuroscience
What we know about how the brain works (anatomy, functions, basic concepts about how your brain works and learn to better control the best performing equipment in the known Universe.)
* Paul Olteanu, Mind Architects

16 March, 18:30 Sleep, nutrition and exercises for the brain
General information about maintaining a healthy lifestyle in general but particularly for the brain health.
*Dr Irina Oane, neurologist SUUB
*Claudia Neagos, nutritionist specialised in neurodegenerative conditions
*Drd Himena Zippenfening, neurorehabilitation specialist

17 March, 18:00 Brain diseases
6 most represented brain diseases by patient associations in Romania (epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, stroke, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis and brain cancer), problems they face (research, high treatment costs, multidisciplinary and complex teams, therapeutic options etc.). The patient (the center of the multidisciplinary team, understands and documents about the condition, is aware of the social implications, asks questions and negotiates therapeutic options etc.). Challenges for the future in neurological disorders. Barriers and challenges related to access to medical services in a timely manner.
*Epilepsy – Ileana Stefan, executive director, Asociația Pacienților cu Epilepsie din România
*Alzheimer’s – Raluca Sfetcu, board member Romanian Society of Alzheimer
*Stroke – Dr Răzvan Radu, neurolog SUUB
*Parkinson’s – Emilia Zagavei, president Sufletul lalelelor
*Multiple Sclerosis – Cristina Vlădău, vicepresident APAN România
*Brain cancer – Alina Comănescu, president Sănătate pentru comunitate

18 March, 18:00 Mental health
Anxiety and depression. Run after happiness. The new standard for the modern times? Psychos Institute Bucharest
*Psih. Irina Mălălina Manea
*Psih. Irina Uricariu
*Psih Claudia Popescu-Tănase, president Psychos Institute Bucharest

19 March, 15:00 Digital health in the neurology field
The pandemic time changed the medicine and new innovative solutions are arriving. It is the future brighter for the neuro care?
*Moderator – Dr. Ion-Gheorghe Petrovai, FreshBlood, EITHealth Romania.
*MedicAI – tele radiology and integrated telemedicine, Mircea Popa, founder and CEO MedicAI
*Atlas – menthal health app, Mihai Bran funder and CEO Atlas
*The Human Link – Alzheimer app and gadget, George Georgescu CEO, Connected Medical Devices

Webinars consist of a theoretical lecture followed by an interactive session of Q&A.

Type(s) of Event:

Conference/Forum, Lecture/Briefing, Online/Virtual, Press Briefing, Social Media Campaign

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Organizer's Details

Organizing Institution(s):

Asociatia Pacientilor cu Afectiuni Neurodegenerative

Sponsoring Institution(s):
FENS, Roche
Contact Information:

Name: Cristina Vladau

Phone: +40 722495786



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