World Cerebral Palsy Day

World cerebral palsy day 2017

Question: ‘World Cerebral Palsy Day’ is celebrated on-
(a) October 6
(b) October 4
(c) October 3
(d) October 1
Answer: (a)
Related Facts:

  • On October 6, 2017, World Cerebral Palsy Day was celebrated throughout the world.
  • The aim of this day is to make people aware about cerebral palsy disease.
  • This brain damage can occur before the birth of children, at birth and at any time after birth.
  • The more brain damage, the greater the disability of the children increases.
  • The disease was first detected by British surgeon Billion little in 1860 AD.
  • The main causes of this disease are the disruption of the child’s brain development or injury to the brain.
  • Some other reasons are as follows:

(i) Infection in mother during pregnancy.

(ii) No match in blood group of mother and child.

(iii) Unusual development of the child in the womb of the mother etc.

  • Currently around 17 million people are suffering from cerebral palsy all over the world.


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