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Third Conference of the MENA Initiative: Future Directions in Developmental Disabilities: Prevention, Screening, and Treatment

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - Thursday, April 29, 2010
Doha, Qatar

The goals of the meeting were to enhance prevention, screening, and treatment of developmental disabilities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and to develop partnerships for building regional resources that will support patient treatment and research collaboration. This included expanding the conditions that had been addressed in the previous conferences to include neurosensory and neurodevelopmental conditions in addition to metabolic conditions.

Contact: Danuta Krotoski, krotoskd@mail.nih.gov

Co-funding Institute(s):
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Office of Rare Diseases Research