Large Gaps Found in Diagnostic Resources for Neurologic Conditions Between High and Low-Income Countries

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From Neurology Today Diagnostic testing for neurologic conditions is least available in the lowest-income countries, according to the results of a survey sent to neurologists around the world presented here at the AAN Annual Meeting in April. And even if tests are available, they are often not very accessible or affordable, according to the findings from researchers at the University …

Discussion of Utility, Fairness, and Risk With Medical Ethicist Nir Eyal

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Source: Harvard College of Effective Altruism | Melody Y. Guan, November 2014 Nir Eyal is Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine in the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School and at the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He is a co-editor of the Oxford University Press series Population-Level Bioethics and …

The Bhutan Epilepsy Project wins Neuro Film Fest

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The film showcasing the Bhutan Epilepsy Project has received the Grand Prize at the American Academy of Neurology’s Neuro Film Festival, which took place during the AAN’s 67th annual meeting this April. From American Academy of Neurology: WASHINGTON, DC – The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American Brain Foundation are pleased to announce the winning entries to the 2015 Neuro Film …

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The SoundMind Project is a network of physicians, patients, artists, and philosophers who are working to build self-sustaining medical models by leveraging digital technology, utilizing their community's cultural assets, and encouraging participation among patients and providers within existing healthcare systems. Our headquarters is in Philadelphia, PA and we place a strong emphasis on involvement in our local community. We are ...

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The Volunteer Grant Writer will be responsible for seeking out, writing, and winning grant proposals from public, private, and government sources; ensuring that The SoundMind Project is represented professionally and accurately in all written materials; working closely with our development director to highlight The SoundMind Project’s operational strength’s and unique mission in all proposals; tracking status of all grant proposals and preparing reporting with project timelines for Executive Director

Launch of the report “Dementia: a public health priority”

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The World Health Organization reminds us that Neurological complaints are a global health priority and cause significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Yes, we are right on that. Launch of the report “Dementia: a public health priority”   The report “Dementia: a public health priority” has been jointly developed by WHO and Alzheimer’s Disease International. The purpose of this report is to …

Collaborations with the Center for the Rehabilitation of the Paralyzed

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 This is the hospital we are working with in Bangladesh - they have a very innovative approach to disabilities and we are excited to get involved. Occupational Therapy (OT) is a health care profession that provides services to people whose ability to function in daily life has been disrupted. Purposeful activity, therapeutic exercise, special equipment, skills training and environmental modifications ...