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Duchenne Care Conference 2021

The World Duchenne Organization will be hosting an online Duchenne Care Conference. During this series of 2,5-hour evening sessions, we are inviting global experts to share their knowledge and experience on specific care aspects. Member patient organizations can nominate up to 20 people to attend.

Duchenne Care Conference

This Duchenne Care Conference is of interest to patients, family members, clinicians and others involved in the care of people affected by Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy. The online educational conference is held online and is having simultaneous interpretation in multiple languages. The recordings will be made available to our member organizations shortly afterwards.

Leading Duchenne experts

Over the span of four days, leading Duchenne experts will share their knowledge. Their presentations will be followed by an interactive Q&A. Attendees can send in questions in advance.


  • Gastrointestinal health
  • Emergencies
  • Bone health
  • Pulmonary health
  • Care for carriers
  • Pain
  • Psychology
  • Physiotherapy and exercise

Stay tuned for more information on the exact program in the upcoming weeks!

Who can attend?

The online Duchenne Care Conference is June 1 – 4 for WDO Members where global experts share their knowledge on specific care topics. Patient organizations who are members of the WDO can send names and email addresses of up to 20 representatives to attend the Duchenne Care Conference to Suzie-Ann before Saturday May 22.