Delegate: Prof. Nato Darchia and students of Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Affiliations: Research Center – Tengiz Oniani Laboratory of Sleep-Wakefulness Cycle Studies
With support of Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia and SCOPES project- #IZ76Z0_165492 we have prepared and printed 2 leaflets in Georgian based on the WSD 2017 toolkit – one for adults and one for children. Leaflets contain some basic information on the importance of sleep for health, well-being and safety, as well as 10 commandments of healthy sleep habits. Students of the Sleep Research Center at Ilia State University will distribute those leaflets at different parts of the city – at metro stations, shopping malls, supermarkets, etc. Lectures on the importance of sleep will be given at public schools of Tbilisi, the capital, and at some regional schools. Seminars with the slogan of this year will be carried out at Ilia State University by members of the Research Center.
Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
Date: 16/03/2017 – 24/03/2017
Submitted by: Nato Darchia
Prof. Nato Darchia, PhD, Dr.Sci., is working at Research Center – Tengiz Oniani Laboratory of Sleep-Wakefulness Cycle Studies, Ilia State University, Tbilisi Georgia. She is involved in sleep research since 1991. More recently, within the framework of the Institutional Partnership Project with University Hospital of Geneva, Program SCOPES, SNSF (Dr. Katerina Espa-Cervena, MD)Prof. Darchia actively promotes sleep science and sleep medicine in Georgia and focuses on sleep-health relationship.