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The paper is a compendium of the talks delivered in the symposium on ‘Global Neurology: Pediatric Neurology - A Global Perspective’ in the ‘Joint 16th International Child Neurology Society and 49th Child Neurology Society meeting’ held in October 2020. The papers addresses the challenges and opportunities in practicing child neurology from differently resourced settings across the globe. The main objective of this symposium and subsequent paper is to help the readers identify changes they could make in their practice related to learning about the global situation of pediatric neurology and becoming more active in supporting international educational programs. The session/paper also proposes to help identify changes they could make in their practice related to identifying different international outreach programs, directed to improve pediatric neurological care, and finding ways to collaborate. Collaborative efforts are needed across the globe for patient care, research, funding, and seeking locally relevant solutions, keeping in mind the regional disparities and the need for different aspects of support. The growth curve of child neurology is rising across the world and young child neurologists should be ready to face the challenges, seize the opportunities and effect the change. Greater collaboration shall lead to greater knowledge and greater hope for our patients.


Global Neurology, Child Neurology, Low-income countries, Resource limited, Epilepsy, Africa

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Saini, A. G., Wilmshurst, J., Moshé , S. L. ., Guekht, A., Legido, A. ., & Vidaurre, J. . (2022). A global perspective on Pediatric Neurology: A tale of different worlds: Global Child Neurology. Journal of the International Child Neurology Association, 1(1).


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