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The Sleep Medicine journal will be publishing a series of special issues focused on “Pediatric Sleep Around The World”.  The special issues will be published once a year with a focus on pediatric sleep research and clinical work in specific countries.  This issue will focus on CANADA, the host of the 2019 World Sleep Congress meeting. This meeting is a joint congress of World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) and World Sleep Federation (WSF) and Canadian Sleep Society.
For more information about the call for papers, please see the Sleep Medicine Journal website.

Happy World Sleep Day!

There are many events taking place this year, here are a few:

Healthy Sleep For Health Kids
CSS member Dr. Reut Gruber and Sleeping Children Around the World (SCAW) are working together to create a Paediatric Sleep Education Package.  Find out more by visiting their website.

Sleep problems in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders
CSS member Dr. Penny Corkum is working with Better Nights, Better Days (BNBD) to present a Facebook Live Video on Friday at 3pm AST.  Check out their webpage for more information.


Also see the World Sleep Day website for more information about events taking place in Canada.

Canadian Sleep Society supports Sleeping Children Around the World in our joint recognition of the importance of quality sleep in order to improve the health and wellbeing of children. Sleeping Children Around the World www.scaw.org leads a 100% charitable global community of volunteers & partners who have transformed the lives of over 1.5 million children in developing countries by providing bedkits for a good night’s sleep. Donations to Sleeping Children Around the World are used to supply children with a bedkit that consists of a mat or mattress, pillow, sheet, blanket, mosquito net, clothes outfit, towel and school supplies. Bedkit contents vary from country to country depending upon local needs.