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Neurological Rehabilitation and Disability Management Congress

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Be a part of the pilot congress about Neurological Rehabilitation and Disability Management in UAE and take advantage of the program delivered by prominent experts in the field of Neurology, Rehabilitation, and Disability Management.


Early Neurocritical Rehabilitation

Lifelong Care of a Brain Injury

Multiple Sclerosis

Lifelong Care of Spinal Cord Injury

Lifelong Care of a Stroke

Pediatric Rehabilitation

Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

High-Technology Rehabilitation

Reasons to Attend the Congress

Meet key experts in the field of neurological rehabilitation and disability management and increase your network within your current practice and expertise.

Take advantage of receiving exclusive access and learning opportunities from the industry players who constantly deliver medical advancements in the practice of neurological rehabilitation and disability management.

Learn from the lectures that will be delivered by experts and embrace the opportunity of asking opinions and recommendations in the practice of neurological rehabilitation and disability management.

Develop a network that will provide an avenue for potential interdisciplinary collaboration and patient referrals.

Identify Special Interest Groups and other active experts in Neurology and Rehabilitation who constantly contribute to the development of practice guidelines through research and innovative practices.


Discuss the current guidelines and practices in the rehabilitation of the conditions that affect the brain and the nervous system.

Differentiate the neurological disorders, and explain how and which of these conditions requires Neurorehabilitation while taking into consideration the advancements of delivering care.

Evaluate the impact of neurological rehabilitation and disability management in the recovery or maintenance of Activities of Daily Living of people with neurological disorders.

Explain the integral role of healthcare professionals in providing interdisciplinary care in Neurorehabilitation and disability management.

Assess the effect of neurological diseases in the national health statistics and how these results drive the healthcare experts in contributing to the development of the current guidelines for delivering more effective care.

Participation and Registration Information

Would you like to present your Abstract at NeRDiM 2019?

Abstract Submission Deadline:

23 May 2019

Do you want to expand your knowledge in the topics covered?

Are you interested to share your expertise on the topics?


Congress President

Dr. Yousif Alnuaimi

Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Zayed Military Hospital


Pain Rehabilitation

Spinal Cord Injury Treatment and Rehabilitation

Musculo-skeletal Rehabilitation

Scientific Committee Chair

Dr. Sabahat Asim Wasti

Staff Physician - Neurology, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Regional Vice-President, World Federation of NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR)-Gulf

Chair Service Development SIG and Co-Chair Ethics, SIG (WFNR)


Early Neurological Rehabilitation

Stroke Rehabilitation

Spasticity Management

Pain Rehabilitation

Complex Neurological Disability Management

Organizing Committee Chair

Dr. William Demayo

Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Consultant

Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital and Healthshield Medical Center


Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

Neurodegenerative Disease

Spasticity Management

Traumatic Brain Injury

Pain Rehabilitation


Secretary General

Dr. Mario Patricolo

Consultant Pediatric Surgeon and Medical Director, Mediclinic Al Noor Hospital

Adjunct Professor of Surgery, Mohammed Bin Rashid University

Chair-Elect of the SIG-Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus, World Federation of NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR)

Ambassador to the WFNR Vice-President for the Gulf Region

Secretary of the SIG-Ethics in Neurorehabilitation, World Federation of NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR)

Chair of the SIG-Continence and Bowel Management, World Federation of NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR)



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Endoscopic Urology

Organizing Commitee Member

Ms. Raquel Neves

Rehabilitation Nurse

Rehabilitation Unit Manager

Royal Health Rehabilitation Hospital - Al Ain


Destination Partner

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Bronze Sponsors

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