World Sleep Day

World Sleep Day is an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep, including medicine, education, social aspects and driving. It is organized by the World Sleep Day Committee of the World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) and aims to lessen the burden of sleep problems on society through better prevention and management of sleep disorders.

For more information please visit www.worldsleepday.org.

 

World Sleep Day – Distinguished Activity Awards

2012:
– Spanish Sleep Society, Teresa Canet (Spain)
– Dr. György G. Németh (Hungary)

2013:
– Bolivian Society of Internal Medicine, chapter La Paz, Ximena Alvarado (Bolivia)
– Portuguese Sleep Association, Marta Gonçalves (Portugal)
– CENC Sleep Medicine Center, Professor Teresa Paiva (Portugal)

2014:
– Australasian Sleep Association & Sleep Health Foundation, Sarah Biggs
– Federal Almazov Medical Research Centre, Lyudmila Korostovtseva & Irina Zavalko
– Italian Association of Sleep Medicine, Liborio Parrino
– Sleep Apnea Treatment Centers of America, Dr. Jeff Silveira, Founder of SATCOA

Honorable Mention:
– (Austria) Austrian Research Association, Brigitte Holzinger
– (Bolivia) Bolivian Society of Internal Medicine,  Ximena Alvarado
– (Canada) Glenn Legault & Lawrie Oliphant
– (Egypt) Egyptian Scientific Society for Sleep Medicine & Research,  Ahmed Gharib
– (India) Indian Association of Surgeons for Sleep Apnoea (IASSA), P. Vijaya Krishnan
– (Japan) Jun Kohyama (Portugal) CENC-Sleep Medicine Center, Lisbon, Teresa Rebelo Pinto
– (Spain) Spanish Sleep Society, Teresa Canet
– (Sweden) Träffpunkt Sömn, Pelle Sjöqvist

2015:
– (El Salvador) Elena Majano
– (Bulgaria) Kiril Terziyski
– (Australia & New Zealand) Sarah Biggs
– (Russia) Russian Society of Somnologists Youth Committee of Russian Society of Somnologists
– (Peru) David Lira

Honorable Mention:
– (Guatemala)  Arla Cinderella Stokes Brackett
– (Brazil) Associação Brasileira de Sono
– (India) Tushar Patel
– (Pakistan) Pakistan Pediatrics Association – Pulmonary Group and Department of Pediatrics
– (Russia) Olga Lyshova
– (India) Prerana Garg
– (Saudi Arabia) Sleep Medicine and Research Center
– (Serbia) Slavko Jankovic
– (Bolivia) DIA MUNDIAL DEL SUEÑO
– (USA) Dr. Mary Beth Valiulis
– (Poland) Wojciech Kukwa
– (Georgia) Lia Maisuradze