HUG project leader CHRISTIAN KORFF, ,
Department, division DEPARTEMENT DE L'ENFANT ET DE L'ADOLESCENT / /
e-mail christian.korff@hcuge.ch, ,
Country partner Vietnam
Project partner abroad Pierre Jallon, ,
Department, division NEUROPEDIATRIE / /
Institution HOPITAL NHI DONG 2 / /
e-mail pjallon@gmail.com, ,
Starting date 10/01/2015
Ending date 17/01/2015
Nhi Dông 2 Hospital(Grall) in Saïgon is one of the biggest pediatric centers in Southeast Asia. Numerous patients with epilepsy are treated there on a daily basis. Expertise in pediatric epileptology remains however insufficient. in Vietnam, despite an estimated prevalence of up to 10% in certain regions of the country (Jallon, RMS, 2006). To our knowledge, no pediatric neurologist with specific education in the field works in Vietnam. An important proportion of epileptic children does not have access to basic care.