Telethon and Pediathon 96
Neuromuscular diseases Events
Pediathon, Saturday 7th of December 1996
Health On the Net Foundation welcomes everyone involved in the
2nd Geneva Pediathon being organized by the « Téléthon
Action Suisse » Foundation
and the Geneva Children's Hospital. This event will be held on the
7th of December at the
pediatric Unit within the
The first Pediathon was created
within the Geneva Children's Hospital (pediatric unit) in 1995.
The pediatric unit's team lives every day with children afflicted with
transmissible genetic diseases such as myopathy and cystic fibrosis.
The Pediathon goal is to bring hope and solodarity and to increase
Geneva public awareness to this disease.
Telethon, the 6th and 7th of December 1996
Health On the Net Foundation also welcomes everyone involved in the
French 10th Telethon
being organized by the French television chanels «
France 2 »
and « France 3 » on the
6th and 7th of December.
The Telethon was created in 1987 by Bernard Barataud and
Pierre Birambeau, parents of
children struck down by myopathy.
The Telethon helps raise awareness of this disease and support
those suffering from it. Through
media events this organisation encourages donations by industries and
individuals to help fund research in the genetic domain.
Health On the Net Foundation
is located in Geneva, Switzerland. Its mission is to build and support
the International health and medical community on the Internet and Web
so that the potential benefits of this new communication medium may be
realised by individuals, medical professionals and Healthcare providers.
According to the Foundation being, Health On the Net's team is pleased to
highlight this events.
You are now linked to the Foundation's Webserver.
The Foundation provides links below to interesting
sites related to neuromuscular
diseases and genetic diseases
to demonstrate the value of the Internet for medical and
- French web sites:
- The «
Association Française Myopathie » (AFM)
Research Center on Human Genome
Links providing Telethon Events:
France 2 Television
from Morteau and associated to Franche-Comté Net
- Web sites in English:
Neuromuscular Disease Center, Washington University School of Medicine,
St. Louis, Missouri
Myopathy and Neuromuscular Junction Disorders
About Inflammatory Myopathies
Myositis Association of America,
a national health resource for the inflammatory myopathies
X-Linked Myotubular Myopathy Resource Group
To search other medical information please try the Foundation's
you may refer to the "World-Wide Medical Search Sites" by
Search by country is only available for reviewed sites.
If you would like to add a Site to this database,
please register here
The search is processed in two separate databases, a
reviewed and an unreviewed.
The reviewed database has been created manually.
Each site has been visited and a short description is given.
The unreviewed database has been automatically created by the
Marvin health sites retrieval robot.
Some non relevant documents may sometimes appear.
Mon Feb 9 1998