Delegate: Iranian Sleep Medicine Society
Affiliation: Iranian Sleep Medicine Society, Baharloo Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Short Bio: The Iranian Sleep Medicine Society was established in 2006. It aims to promote sleep health in the community, train sleep medicine specialists and technicians, and conduct researches in the field of sleep health and sleep disorders.
Activity: For World Sleep Day 2023, the Iranian Sleep Medicine Society, in cooperation with the Occupational Sleep Research Center (OSRC) and the Iranian Center of Neurological Research (ICNR), organized a conference in Tehran, Iran.
The conference featured lectures by physicians from different specialties, such as occupational medicine, anesthesiology, pulmonology, neurology, psychiatry, otorhinolaryngology, and pediatrics. Each specialist provided a unique perspective on the significance of sleep health and its relationship to their respective medical disciplines. This allowed for a multifaceted and comprehensive understanding of sleep health from various aspects. Through these presentations, attendees gained insight into the intricacies of sleep health and its impact on well-being from the perspective of different medical specialties.
Panelists were Dr.Arezu Najafi, Dr. Shahram Samadi, Dr. Mahnaz Amini, Dr. Shabnam Jalilolghadr, Dr. Gholamreza Bayazian, Dr. Reza Erfanian Azimzadeh Khosravi, Dr. Mashiyat Mohammadzadeh, and Dr. Shirin Tehrani-Tarighat.
Speakers were Dr. Khosro Sadeghniat, Dr. Zahra Banafsheh Alemohammad, Dr. Besharat Rahimi, Dr. Leila Emami, Dr. Hassan Taherahmadi, Dr. Hamed Amirifard, Dr. Fatemeh Kashaninasab, and Dr. Reihaneh Heidari.
Pasargad Teb IRSA, Persian Ideal System, Vala Darman Amirkabir, and Ehya Darman Pishrafte, companies with sleep-related products, sponsored this conference. These companies were given the opportunity to introduce their products to the interested physicians who attended the conference.
The event successfully raised awareness among physicians from different fields and made them understand the importance of sleep in overall health. It was a great opportunity for physicians to exchange their knowledge and ideas about sleep health and its significance in various medical fields.
Location: IKHC, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
Date of Activity: 2 March 2023
Submitted by: Atefeh Behkar