Delegate: Roxana Marisol Carrillo Solano MD
Affiliation: Clínica y Laboratorio del Sueño del Instituto Salvadoreño del Seguro Social
Short Bio: Medical doctor, Internal medicne and in Sleep Medicine specialist. Head of the sleep disorders clinic at the Salvadoran Institute of Social Security. Staff member of the sleep and epilepsy clinic in El Salvador.
Published Papers: 1- Pourquoi certains somnambules sont-ils somnolents ? Article in Médecine du Sommeil 12(1): 51-52 · March 2015 DOI: 10.1016/j.msom.2015.01.089 2- Sleepiness in sleepwalking and sleep terrors: A higher sleep pressure? Article in Sleep Medicine · January 2016 DOI: 10.1016/j.sleep.2015.11.020 Others (collaborations): Adrenergic reactions during N3 sleep arousals in sleepwalking and sleep terrors: The chicken or the egg? Article in Journal of sleep research. October 2019 DOI:10.1111/jsr.12946
Activity: 1-"Insomnia at the pandemic era" International collaboration Webinar in alliance with the Mexican Society for Sleep Research and Medicine given by Dr. Guadalupe Terán (President of SOMIMS)
2-"Sleep disorders in childhood"given by child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr. Mario Salmán.
These 2 virtual activities were transmitted to the mediacal and paramedical sttaf of the Salvadoran Institute of Social Security.
3- World Sleep Day Activity at Tin Marín children's museum in San Salvador: The multidisciplinary team prepared a guided tour at the museum, first bringging the Sleep Laboratory replica to the Museum Hospital, then we taught parents and children to make a healthy lunch box at the museum's kitchen and finally the theather play "El pueblo de los dormilones" (The Sleepers town) based on a tale by Sara Beltrán (Technician in Neurophysiology and sleep).
4- Yoga session with Shanti Yoga performing Yoga for children.
The main objective of all activities was create awarenes to a new generations of children and young people with their families, sowing the seeds of the pillars of a healthy life, quality sleep for a healthy mind and a better world.
As a tradition, we designed "the World Sleep Day pin" a distinctive alluding to this year's motto and gave it to the children who came to the museum in their pajamas.
5- Media Tour
World Sleep Day TV interview in the "Salud TV Show"
Sleep troubles in El Salvador, TV News report
Newspapers reports about the "sleep Lab"
6- Social Security informative Videos for patients on social networks.
7- Sleep Medicine Virtual conferences for the last year University students of the Evangelical University of El Salvador.
Location: Instituto Salvadoreño del Seguro Social, Museo de los niños Tin Marín, Universidad Evangélica de El Salvador.
Date of Activity: March 17th, 18th, 19th and 31th
Submitted by: Roxana Marisol Carrillo Solano MD