Korean ALS Association

Non Member, Korea

Region covered:

South Korea

Branches/chapters:

14

Date founded: May 2001

Contacts

  • Kwang-Woo Lee, Professor of Seoul National University College of Medicine, Chairman of Seoul National Hospital Department of Neurology

Address:

Korean ALS Association Building,
Seocho-Ku Bangbae-Dong 906-5,
Seoul, 137-842
South Korea

Phone:

+82 2 760 3880

Fax:

+82 2 744 1785

Email:

kwoo@plaza.snu.ac.kr

Activities

Korean ALS Association Activities

  • Education of families, caregivers, hospitals and organizations which serve ALS patients
  • Education and support of the patients with ALS and families
  • Development of medical system to diagnose early ALS patients
  • Registration of ALS patients
  • Develop equipment and facilities for management
  • Establishment of a system of diagnosis and treatment
  • Support of basic and clinical researchers of ALS
  • Communication with ALS related organizations from other countries
  • Education of general public for settling the issues associated ALS patients and families
  • Support of the development of governmental policies for ALS
  • Publication of a Bulletin
  • Support of caregivers for poor families
  • Education of and communication with patients, families and the general public by website