Dr. Carlos Acevedo, IBE Vice-President Latin America reports on an important regional workshop held in August in Chile.
A regional workshop titled Organic Mental Disability was held in Santiago de Chile from 19th to 21st August, in which the main issues were intellectual disability, dementia and epilepsy.
The workshop was organized by:
World Health Organization (WHO)
Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO)
Chilean Ministry of Health
Rostros Nuevos (New Faces), a non governmental organisation (NGO)
Attendance numbers reached three hundred, with delegates representing different areas related to disability.
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