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The 5th Iranian International Headache & 1st Joint Headache-Pain Congress
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - Fri, 13 Oct 2017

WELCOME

Welcome address by President of IHA

Dear Friends and Colleagues,  

On behalf of the Iranian Headache Association (IHA), I am delighted to welcome you to the 5th headache and first headache and pain congress that is held on 11-13 October 2017 in Tehran, Iran.

The congress is supported by the Iranian Neurological Association, and International Headache Society.

Globally, headache has been reported as the 7th cause of disability. This scientific meeting provides the most updated information on most primary and some secondary headache disorders through different lectures and workshops. Regarding the general subject of pain, it has an impact on all branches of medicine and, as a result, research into its causes has evolved as an exciting area in the mainstream of science.

During this international meeting, attendees will have an excellent opportunity to learn more about the diagnosis and management of headache and pain disorders, new developments in the science of headache medicine and the care of headache and pain sufferers.

Also, there will be a chance to become familiar with Iranian customs and visit Tehran, a beautiful city with diverse attractions.

We appreciate your participation in IHAC2017.


Mansoureh Togha, MD
Professor of Neurology
IHA President and Congress Chair Person

Welcome address by President of INA

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the scientific committee, it is my great pleasure and honor to invite you to join the International Iranian Headache and Pain Congress 2017 (IHA 2017), to be held on October 11-13, 2017 in Tehran, Iran.
provides updated information on the most primary and some secondary headache disorders and pai management through different teaching courses and workshops. It also offers the opportunity to build relationships with international colleagues and clinicians from different countries. IHA 2017 provides an international community with an advanced scientific program to share the latest information regarding recent and future research of this debilitating disorder.

Hossein Pakdaman, MD
Professor of Neurology

President of Iranian Neurological Association (INA)


 

 

                      

Congress Chair Person : Prof. Mansoureh Togha

Mansoureh Togha M.D. is a Clinical Professor of Neurology at The Tehran University of Medical Sciences, where she teaches medical students and neurology residents. She has co-authored more  than 100 articles and posters. She has had more than 100 lectures in different national congress and seminars. She has been received Avicenna, Hakim Jorjani award as one of the best university teachers in the field of education. She is the editor of headache section of Iranian Journal of Neurology. She has co-authored 5 books on different neurological topics.

 



 Vice Chair : Dr. SeyedMohammad Hassan Paknejad

 

He is a certified neurologist from Tehran University of Medical Sciences. He has been working in headache field at multidisciplinary pain clinic (Shefa Neuroscience center) and headache department since 2008. Now he is an associate lecturer in Alborz university of medical sciences. He has had many lectures in different national congress and seminars. He has also co-authored many articles and 2 books.  

 

 

President of INA : Prof. ​​Hossein Pakdaman

 

Hossein Pakdaman graduated in Neurology from the Pennsylvania and Henry Ford University (1976). He is Professor of Neurology affiliated to Shahid Beheshti University School of Medicine (since 1990), President of Iranian Neurological Association (since 1991), and Director of Iranian Neurological Board Examination (since 1978). Also, he has published more than 40 papers in international journals and is Chairman of Iranian Journal of Neurology (since 1998) and Head of Brain Mapping Research Center.

       

KEY DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

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Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Abstract submission deadline

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Advance registration open

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Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Advance registration closes

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

The scientific programme of the 5th headache and first headache and pain congress provides updated information on the most primary and some secondary headache disorders and pain management through different teaching courses and workshops. It also offers the opportunity to build relationships with international colleagues and clinicians from different countries. This event provides an international community with an advanced scientific program to share the latest information regarding recent advances in the field of headache and pain in addition, it presents future research trends and directions. By focusing on demanding and challenging topics in this field, it is anticipated that those can contribute to all specialists in better diagnosis and management of headache disorders.

We are delighted to invite you from all over the world to this annual congress and hope for a pleasant and an unforgettable experience.

IRANIAN HEADACHE ASSOCIATION

Headache disorders are the most frequent brain conditions among the general population affecting the majority of people. IHA (Iranian Headache Association), is a subdevision of Iranian neurological association that is a national, nonprofit organization. IHA has sought to improve the life of those affected by headache in Iran. It dedicates its efforts to changing of information and ideas concerning the causes and treatments of headache and related painful disorders. Teaching of key players such as neurologists, general practitioners and all those involved in headache management about the diagnosis and treatment of headache disorders is focused. 

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