Watch and learn from experts in Kuwait as they explain Spinal Muscular Atrophy, its types, signs and symptoms, the importance of early detection and other critical elements to know and understand.


In these videos, you will learn important insight into essential questions such as:

  • What is Spinal Muscular Atrophy?
  • What causes Spinal Muscular Atrophy?
  • Why is early detection of Spinal Muscular Atrophy important?
  • And many more.

Dr Asma Al Tawari – Consultant Pediatric Neurologist, Head of Department – Al Sabah Hospital, Ministry of Health, Kuwait

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There are many myths and misconceptions when it comes to SMA. Hear Dr Al Tawari elaborate on what SMA is as well as the types and other key areas of importance.

Key areas covered: SMA, Misconceptions, Types, Early Detection, Diagnoses, Motor Functions

Dr Laila Bastaki – Consultant Geneticist, Kuwait Medical Genetics Center

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Do you know what causes Spinal Muscular Atrophy? Did you know its genetic impact? Would you like to understand the importance of early diagnosis. Listen to Dr Bastaki touch on this and many other topics.

Key areas covered: SMA, Causes, Genetics, Prevalence Rate, Genetic Counselling & Testing, Treatments