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Spain - Madrid

Madrid Cerebral Palsy Register (DIMAS)
Registro de Parálisis Cerebral de Madrid (Discapacidad en la Infancia Madrid-Sur)


Year CP register established: 2005
Geographic area covered: 1 health district of Madrid

Adverse health event or disability registered: Cerebral palsy
Number of the population in the area: 650,000 inhabitants
Number of cases / year: 12
Principal data sources: Health information system (medical records from hospital stays, neuropaediatric and paediatric hospital departments, neonatal follow-up programme, primary health care information system); Social services (early care centers, disability assessment centers); Education centres; Madrid Statistics Institute.

Administrative information

Address of the register:
Unidad de Investigación Clínica - Servicio de Neonatología, IMAS12, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, CAA 6D - Glorieta de Málaga, 28041 Madrid
Name, speciality the scientific professional in charge: Javier de la Cruz, epidemiologist; Carmen Pallás, neonatologist
SCPE code: C18
Contact informationdimas@h12o.es