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Sleep Medicine pp 133-139 | Cite as

Sleep Medicine Around the World (Beyond North American and European Continents, and Japan)

  • Sudhansu ChokrovertyEmail author
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Abstract

Sleep medicine is at the forefront of neuroscience in the North American continent and Western Europe, but that is not the state of science in sleep medicine in most of the other regions of this planet. There has been an increasing awareness about the importance of sleep and its disorders in these regions driving the professionals to achieve the highest standard of patient care, education, and research in this field. The mission and vision of the scientific community to enhance the standard of sleep medicine around the world are outlined in this section.

Keywords

Sleep medicine in Latin America Sleep medicine in Asia Sleep medicine in Africa Sleep medicine in Australia and New Zealand World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) World Sleep Federation (WSF) World Sleep Day (WSD) World Congress on Sleep Apnea (WCS) International Pediatric Sleep Association (IPSA) 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.JFK New Jersey Neuroscience InstituteEdisonUSA

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