Venezuela 2017: Durmiendo Mejor C.A.

Delegate: Durmiendo Mejor C.A.

Affiliations: Medical Director

Activities:

  1. Aprendiendo a dormir (Sleep learning) was an activity that took place in a public school in a populated neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela. With certain activities, we teach the parents and the kids the best way to access a restorative sleep, and explain to the families and the teachers, how the children can improve their academic performance with healthy sleep hygiene.
  2. Press interviews. Celebrating the World Sleep Day, I participated in several activities (lectures and radio interviews) in order to teach the benefits of good sleep in improving the quality of life. the interview can be heard in: http://atusaludenlinea.com/2017/03/31/beneficios-dormir/
  3. Sleep Yoga (Yoga para dormir). It took place in a Caracas National Park Called “Parque del Este”. With Yoga Master Gisela Piña, we teach in a free-of-charge class, the benefits of a good sleep hygiene and the practice of yoga to reach a deep and restorative sleep. April 2, 2017.

Location: Caracas, Venezuela

Date: March 16, 2017 & April 2, 2017

Submitted by: Dr. Claudio Cárdenas /Lic. Diosmary Rodriguez

Short Bio: Durmiendo Mejor is a sleep educational corporation, who has the mission to teach to the patients, families and individuals, the benefit of a good sleep for a healthy life. The mission in Durmiendo Mejor is offer to the Venezuelans and the Hispanics population accessible information regarding sleep and its benefits. It also manages Sleep Medicine courses for sleep technicians and medical professionals. It was founded in Caracas, Venezuela in 2011, and since that date, thousands of persons follows the “#SueñoTips” (SleepTips) on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. http://durmiendomejor.com/

Dr. Claudio Cárdenas, MD, is Founder and President of the Academia Venezolana de Medicina del Sueño, Member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (#307-308) and Secretary of the Directive Board of the Federación latinoamericana de Sociedades de Sueño (FLASS). As a Neurologist and Neurophysiologist he manage the Sleep Lab in Servicios Respiratorios K-26 in San Bernardino, Caracas, Venezuela.