Software Engineer, Disability Rights Advocate & Author Logiciel Ghana Ltd, CTO

Farida Bedwei is a software engineer who co-founded a fintech company – Logiciel, which promotes financial inclusion by building micro-banking systems for financial institutions.

Lee won Britain’s Got Talent in 2018 and the BBC New Comedy Award in 2014. Lee’s other credits include I Just Called To Say… (Sky Arts), Ability (BBC Radio 4), The One Show (BBC One), Breakfast (BBC One), This Morning(ITV), Lorraine (ITV) and Comedy Central At The Comedy Store (Comedy Central UK).

Professor of Genetics, University Paris-Descartes & President, Imagine Foundation

Arnold Munnich is Professor of Genetics at University Paris-Descartes since 1989 and the acting president of the Imagine Foundation. He studied medicine in Paris and received his MD degree in 1979 and his PhD in Biochemistry in 1988. He is board certified in Paediatrics and in Medical Genetics in 1983.

Paediatric neurologist and rehabilitation physician Université libre de Bruxelles and Inkendaal Rehabilitation Hospital.

Bernard Dan is a paediatric neurologist and rehabilitation physician based in Brussels. He is professor of neuroscience at the Université libre de Bruxelles, medical director of Inkendaal Rehabilitation Hospital, and Editor-in-Chief of Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology.

Instructional Course objectives

Understand the neuroplastic response to chronic pain in cerebral palsy (CP)
Identify clinical tools for measuring pain in CP
Have a working knowledge of a clinical pain management framework
Identify causes of chronic pain in CP including MSK
Understand a family/stakeholder perspective of the impact of chronic pain in CP

Matthieu, 30 years old, was born at 25 weeks. Due to his very premature birth, he has got a cerebral palsy with secondary deficiencies. He receives assistance from PA’s for the 24 hours care he requires.

Matthieu obtained two Masters of Arts in the fields of Human Rights and International relations, thanks to the studies he completed both at University College London and the American University of Paris. He lived in London for several years prior to coming back in France during 2015.

Learning objectives of course

  1. Identify discrete components of the guidelines
  2. Describe current processes for diagnosis and intervention of CP in your setting
  3. Identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) to implementing the guidelines in your program.
  4. Develop a process flow to adapt guidelines to your own setting

Target Audience: Neonatologists, pediatricians, therapists, nurses

Outline of the course