MENA Angelman Association launched in Dubai
MENA Angelman Association launched in Dubai DUBAI, 30th August, 2023 (WAM) -- Under the honorary presidency of Sheikha Aisha bint Obaid Al Maktoum, the MENA Angelman Association, which represents the first association concerned with Angelman syndrome in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, was launched. Angelman syndrome is a rare genetic disease that mainly affects the nervous system, causing developmental delay, speech impairment, and intellectual disability, in addition to behavioral disorders, movement disturbances, and epilepsy. Because of the rarity of Angelman syndrome, most healthcare providers and the majority of society have very limited knowledge about this syndrome. From here, the MENA Angelman Association set its first goal, which is to spread awareness and knowledge about this syndrome among health care providers and all segments of society, believing that raising the level of knowledge will enable the

Published on: 02 September 2023 Source: