Delegate: Somnath Maity
Affiliation: Institute of Sleep Science
Short Bio: Somnath Maity
Director, Technical Head of Level 1 Sleep Lab & Myofunctional Specialist
Institute of Sleep Science
Activity: Press Conference Organised by Institute of Sleep Science
World Sleep Day is an internationally recognized awareness event bringing researchers, health professionals and patients together to recognize sleep and intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep, including medicine, education, social aspects. It is organized by the World Sleep Society and aims to lessen the burden of sleep problems on society through better prevention and management of sleep disorders.
This year a press conference has been arranged on 16th March, a day prior to World Sleep Day, at Calcutta press-club on the following topics.
1. When Snoring becomes an Alarm in Children?
(Sleep-related problems are frequently encountered during childhood developmental stages. Approximately one-fourth of children have some form of sleep problems, with daytime sleepiness being extremely prevalent)
2. Why Insurance Company Should Pay more attention to Obstructive Sleep Apnea?
(Obstructive Sleep Apnea is considered mother of many diseases. Insurance coverage of OSA will help to prevent downstream complications.)
The meet was arranged by Institute of Sleep Sciences, Kolkata.
Date of Activity: 16th March 2023
Submitted by: Somnath Maity