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Conferences and Meetings

May 31st - June 3rd 2014

Post-Polio Health International

St Louis MO (USA)

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October 19th and 20th 2013

European Polio Union AGM & Conference



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Oct 29th 2011


The third Breathing and Sleep Symposium was held on Saturday, October 29, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, CA 92037, U.S.A.

Watch the video recorded presentations:

Breathing and Sleep Symposium 2011

Breathing and Sleep Symposium 2010

Breathing and Sleep Symposium 2009

Aug 31st to Sep 2nd 2011


The European conference about Post Polio Syndrome was held in Copenhagen from August 31st to September 2nd 2011. More than 300 people participated from 25 countries.

Half of the participants were professional health care providers and half were polio survivors and their spouses/carers.

Leading researchers and health care providers presented the State of the Art management of polio problems in many oral presentations during the conference. Many researchers exhibited their latest research results with posters.

Several orthotic companies displayed their products and polio organizations from different countries shared their experiences and work.

Please see the power point presentations

Please see the video recorded presentations from the track for polio survivors

Please see poster presentations

Please see the abstracts from the oral and poster presentations in the supplement of Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine

Aims of the conference were:

After the great polio epidemics in the last century around 700,000 people in Europe are now suffering from late effects of polio. Many survivors have a decreasing functional level because of paralysis, fatigue and pain, and the European Polio Union wished with this conference:

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