Peru 2019: Asociación Peruana de Medicina del Sueño

Delegate: Darwin Vizcarra

Affiliations: Asociación Peruana de Medicina del Sueño

Short Bio: Association of workers interested in research of Sleep Medicine, and committed to improve general population awareness of sleep disorders.

Activity: Like every year, APEMES organized an event to celebrate the World Sleep Day. In this opportunity, the conference was held at the Lima Chamber of Commerce. It was open to public in general as well as physicians, and it consisted of 2 brief lectures about age-related changes in sleep as well as the most common disorders in the elderly population. There was also a discussion of the subject from the point of view of different specialties, with the participation of a geriatrician, a psychiatrist, a cardiologist, a neurologist, an odontologist, and an endocrinologist.

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Día Mundial del Sueño Tríptico

Location: Lima Chamber of Commerce

Date of Activity: March 15th, 2019

Submitted By: Maria Claudia Alzamora