Delegate: Insituto Salvadoreño del Seguro Social
Affiliations: Doctor in charge of the clinic of Sleep Disorders at The Salvadoran Social Security Institute, San Salvador, El Salvador
Activity: The activity consist in a series of medical conferences based in the awareness of the sleep troubles and the importance of good sleep to a healthy life. This activity will be address to medical and paramedical personnel at the Policlinico Arce Hospital in San Salvador in late March 2017.
We will count with several specialist from different areas as ORL, Neurology, Psychiatry, among others. The programed subjects are: Sleep apnea and Cardiovascular risk, Is Snoring a normal feature?, Epilepsy and sleep, Non Pharmacological treatment of Insomnia, Use of the sleep scales in diagnosis approach of sleep troubles. As well, some patients with sleep troubles will tell their experiences with their conditions for the awareness among medical personnel.
Medical doctors and nurses from all over the country will be invited so they can spread this information with the moto of “Sleep Soundly, Nurtures Life.”
The press department of the Salvadoran Social Security Institute will cover the event so they can socialize it later by Internet at their Facebook page and the internal information network.
Location: Policlinico Arce Hospital, Salvadoran Social Security Institute, San Salvador
Date: March 29th, 2017
Submitted by: Roxana Marisol Carrillo Solano MD
Short Bio: Medical doctor graduated from Evangelical University, San Salvador, El Salvador, 2006.
Internal Medicine Fellowship at The Salvadoran Social Security Institute, San Salvador, El Salvador, 2006 – 2008.
Sleep Medicine fellowship at the Sleep Disorders Unit with Pr. Isabelle Arnulf, Pitié-Salpêtrière University Hospital, Paris, France 2013 – 2015.
Doctor in charge of the clinic of Sleep Disorders at The Salvadoran Social Security Institute, San Salvador, El Salvador from November 2015 to this date.
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