February 2, 2024

Finnish Dystonia Association 25th Anniversary

The Finnish Dystonia Association celebrated its 25th anniversary in September in Pori, Finland. As a nationwide organisation, we chose a new city as a venue. Approximately 50 members gathered to meet each other, to receive and provide peer support and to listen to interesting presentations by neurologists, physiotherapists, and rehabilitation psychologists.

A new president was elected in our annual autumn meeting to succeed Jukka Sillanpää (myself), who has been president for six years. The new president will be Mikko Juutinen, who has been the delegate of our association in Dystonia Europe’s annual meetings in Copenhagen (2022) and in Dublin (2023).

Jukka Sillanpää, Board Member, Dystonia Europe