PWSAI wins bid to host International PWS Conference in Ireland in 2022.

Posted on 25 Nov 2019

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Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of Ireland (PWSAI) will host the International PWS Conference in Limerick in 2022.

The successful bid was made by PWSAI at the recent Global IPWSO conference in Cuba, which was attended by over 450 delegates from 45 countries.

IPWSO's international conference is held every three years, and each time in a different country.

PWSAI was one of four countries bidding to hold the 11th conference in 2022.

The Association received strong support from family members, clinicians, an Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar and Minister for Health, Simon Harris,TD and was successful in winning the bid.

The event will be hosted in the University of Limerick in 2022.

"We have a strong community of people with PWS as well as their families and professionals," explained PWSAI Development Officer and member of the bid team Gary Brennan. 

"The hosting of this conference will enable further shared expertise, knowledge and an increased awareness of PWS on a national and global level”.