Regional Sections Course Reports

Managua, Nicaragua

MDS Ambassador Program – Central America XV Meeting of Neurology
Managua, Nicaragua
November 22-24, 2012

Dr. Walter S. Díaz and the Pan American Section of MDS organized the Symposium of Movement Disorders as part of the Central America XV meeting of Neurology, which was held in Managua, Nicaragua on November 22-24, 2012. It marked the first MDS-PAS meeting in the Central American region. The program was attended by 220 participants including neurologists from Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica and Panama.

This Symposium focused on continuing the medical education of young neurologists and neurologists from different countries of Central America, including internal medicine, neurosurgeons, residents and medical students of Nicaragua. The ambassador from MDS was Dr. Irene Litvan who gave three lectures: Errores más comunes en el diagnostico de la enfermedad de Parkinson, Demencia Frontotemporal y actualidades en la enfermedad corticobasal.

The organizers, Dr. Walter S. Díaz and The Nicaraguan Society of Neurology, would like to thank MDS and the Ambassador for their support in organizing this Symposium.

Contributed by Walter S. Díaz, MD
February 2013