The Southern African Spinal Cord Association

EVENTS

ANNUAL SCI DAY

The International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) decided to observe ‘Spinal Cord Injury Day’ on 5th September every year with the intention of increasing awareness amongst the general public.

Spinal cord injury (SCI) and the resultant paralysis has devastating physical, mental, social, sexual and vocational consequences for the injured. And it isn’t always bad luck that causes spinal cord injuries.

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EVENT REPORTS

PAST EVENTS

On March 29th, 2017 representatives from 14 countries gathered in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for the second conference of the Africa Spinal Cord Injury Network (AFSCIN).

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AFSCIN website: www.afscin.org
ISCOS website: www.iscos.org.uk (International Spinal Cord Society).

UPCOMING EVENTS

ISCoS 2020



ISCoS 2020 – the 59th International Spinal Cord Society Annual Scientific Meeting
Date: 2-4 September 2020
Location: Yokohama, Japan
Venue: Pacifico Yokohama
Website: www.iscosmeetings2020.org

ISCoS 2020 will attract Spinal Cord Injury professionals with interest and activity in prevention, research, management and/or rehabilitation of persons with spinal cord lesions. In recent years the annual meeting has become more interdisciplinary and brings together a varied group including neurologists, neurosurgeons, nurses, traumotologists, physical therapists, social workers, occupational therapists orthopaedic surgeons, psychologists, sports therapists and urologists. The educational programme will encourage these delegates to share knowledge and experience as they research the new innovations within their fields.

Abstract submission is now open and closes on 14 February 2020. To submit an abstract please click here.

SASCA Congress 2021