The 2nd Oman Neurology Conference

The second Oman Neurology conference organized by the oman neurology society and the oman epilepsy society in cooperation with Nizwa hospital discussed eleven various papers, dealing with neurological diseases and the development of neurology management with large participation from specialists in the field.
The conference, held at the Nizwa Inter city hotel, included three scientific sessions, discussed a number of scientific papers in neurology and various neurological diseases.

The first session, under the title "headaches and epilepsy", discussed five papers on diagnosis, treatment of epilepsy and the challenges and difficulties. facing medical and surgical treatment methods, in addition to addressing headache diseases and methods of treatment among children and adults, and with the advancements and modern treatment methods in this field
The second session dealt with three working papers on multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases diagnosis, methods of treatment and addressed these disorders in children.  The last third session "neurological disorders" presented three topics discussing neuromuscular ( myopathies) diseases in oman and their types, comparing their spread with different countries of the world, and discussed common movements disorders, their ways of diagnosis and treatment.

The conference discussed also neurological complications of coronavirus such as strokes and others
Dr. Ahmed bin Saif Al-Qasabi, consultant neurologist, movement disorders specialist and a member of the organizing committee of the conference, said: the organization of the conference in Nizwa came to provide the opportunity for health care staff  in nearby provinces to increase and gain more knowledge of common neurological diseases, which enhances the speed of diagnosis and care provided by primary care physicians, and to transfer them to a specialized hospitals when necessary.