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Asian and Oceanian Section (MDS-AOS)

All MDS members residing in the MDS-AOS region are automatically members of the MDS-AOS Regional Section, which provides local support and connections. 

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  Welcome from MDS-AOS Chair Raymond Rosales


Raymond Rosales, MD, PhD
Quezon City, Philippines
MDS-AOS Chair

 

Welcome,

It is my pleasure, as MDS-AOS Chair, to welcome you to the MDS-Asian and Oceanian Section. MDS-AOS is the premier organization dedicated to disseminating knowledge and understanding about Movement Disorders within the field of Neurology in Asia and the Oceanian region.

I have been with MDS since 2003, and started becoming actively engaged with the MDS-AOS leadership around 10 years ago when I began with the AOS education committee. At the time the Philippines had no representation in the AOS Leadership, and I realized if I wanted to change that then I had a responsibility to my community to get involved. Now that I am AOS Chair, I hope my legacy will focus on enticing others to become engaged with the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, so together we can build a more inclusive society. MDS has always been a source of education and professional networks, and combined with the friendships and warm collegial community has made my involvement with MDS a pleasure. During my term as AOS Chair, we will continue offering a variety of educational activities for neurologists, movement disorder specialists, and our allied health and neuroscience colleagues. Educational courses are the most important activities, and one of main aims is to involve more specialties and more countries.

Thank you for your continued interest and engagement in MDS-AOS activities.

With very best regards,
Raymond

  Mission & Objectives

The mission of MDS-AOS is to represent and promote the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) in Asia and Oceania. Membership of MDS-AOS is open to all members of MDS within the Asian and Oceanian region.

All those with an interest in the field of Movement Disorders, who live within the region, are strongly encouraged to join the Society and thereby participate in the development of this venture. The MDS website lists the various membership categories available.

MDS-AOS aims to facilitate communication between clinicians and researchers in the region; disseminate updated knowledge about Movement Disorders; improve quality of life and independence of movement disorders patients and caregivers; and promote research in Movement Disorders within the region. MDS-AOS is honored to represent the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society in the Asian and Oceanian region.

  Regional Assembly: A Look Ahead

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MDS General Education Secretariat
education@movementdisorders.org

MDS-AOS Programs and Resources

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MDS-AOS Regional Courses

View upcoming educational programs developed to meet the needs of the MDS-AOS.

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Asian and Oceanian Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Congress (AOPMC)

March 17-19, 2023
Kolkata, India

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Outreach Education

Apply for funding to support local movement disorders education.

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LEAP Leadership Program

A leadership training program to support the growth, development and success of young movement disorder specialists.

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Middle East Working Group

A forum for discussion & directing education efforts in Middle East countries.

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Task Force on Movement Disorders in Asia

Promotes the research of unique and under studied movement disorders in Asia.

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Train the Trainer Program

Gain tools and resources to become a Trainer and lead regional education programs.

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Movement Disorders Japanese Edition (日本語版)

This publication is supported by an educational grant from Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd.

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MDS-AOS Social Media Subcommittee

Promotes regional events and news via an MDS-AOS social media channels.

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MDS-AOS Facebook group

A forum for active members in the MDS-AOS.

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MDS-AOS Affiliate Societies

MDS encourages a continuous dialogue on a global level to bring clinicians, researchers and health practitioners together for the exchange of the latest developments in the diagnosis, treatment and research of Movement Disorders to enhance the education of physicians across the globe.

We invite neurological groups and organizations specializing in Movement Disorders to become an Affiliate Member of MDS. To apply visit, MDS Affiliate Member Society.

For any questions, please contact Alyssa Runge at arunge@movementdisorders.org.

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  Bahrain Neuroscience Association (BNA)

P.O. Box 26126
Manama, Bahrain
Phone: +937 17827818
E-mail: bna@neurobh.org

  Hong Kong Movement Disorder Society

Yuk-Fai Nelson Cheung, FRCP, MPH, FHKAM
Department of Medicine
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Hong Kong, SAR
E-mail: cyfz02@ha.org.hk
Website: www.hkmds.org.hk

  Korean Movement Disorder Society (KMDS)

Tae-Beom Ahn MD, PhD
President, Korean Movement Disorders Society
Kyung Hee University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
Email: ricash@hanmail.net
Website: http://www.kmds.or.kr

  Movement Disorders Council of Malaysia

Prof. Lim Shen Yang, Secretary
University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC)
Neurology Laboratory, 5th Floor (Main Block)
Kuala Lumpur, 50603
Malaysia
E-mail: limshenyang@ymail.com

  Movement Disorder Society of Australia and New Zealand

Barry Snow, MD
Department of Neurology
Auckland Hospital
Private Bag 92024
Auckland, NZ
President, Movement Disorder Society of Australia and New Zealand
Email: bsnow@adhb.govt.nz
Website: www.mdsa.org.au

  Movement Disorders Society of India (MDSI)

Pramod Kumar Pal, MBBS, MD, DNB, DM, Secretary
Professor of Neurology
National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS)
Bangalore, India  560029
Email: palpramod@hotmail.com

  Movement Disorder Society of Japan

Mr. Nobuhiko Takeda, Executive Assistant
The Association for Supporting Academic Societies
5-3-13-4F Otsuka, Bunkyou-ku
Tokyo 112-0012
Japan
E-Mail: mdsj@asas.or.jp
Website: http://mdsj.umin.jp/index.html

  Movement Disorder Society of Pakistan (MDSP)

President: Prof. Muhammad Athar Javed
Email: mdspakistan2020@gmail.com
Website: http://www.mdsp.com.pk 

  Movement Disorder Society of the Philippines (MDSP)

Raymond L. Rosales, MD, PhD, President
University of Santo Tomas Hospital
Manila, Philippines
E-mail: rrosales@info.com.ph

  Movement Disorders Society of Sri Lanka (MDSSL)

Bimsara Senanayake MBBS, MD, FRCP (London), FCCP
Convener, MDSSL
Department of Neurology
Colombo South Teaching Hospital
Colombo 10350
Sri Lanka
E-mail: bimsaras@sltnet.lk

  Nepalese Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics-MDS (NSGG-MDS)

President: Dr. Babu Ram Pokharel
Dept. of Neurology Upendra Devkota Memorial National Institute of Neurological and Allied Science Nepal Mediciti Hospital
Email: drbrpokh@gmail.com

  Neurological Association of Uzbekistan

M.Musakhanov Str. 103
Tashkent City, 700048
Uzbekistan
President: Yoqutkhon Madjidova - Madjidova1@yandex.ru
Head of the Movement Disorders Section: Bakhtiyor Mukhammedaminov - Bakhtiyor.md@gmail.com

  Taiwan Movement Disorder Society

Ruey-Meei Wu, MD, PhD, Standing Supervisor
Department of Neurology
National Taiwan University Hospital
No. 7 Chung-Shan S Road
Taipei 100
Taiwan
Fax: +886 2 23413935
E-mail: robinwu@ntu.edu.tw

  Thai Parkinson’s Disease – Movement Disorders Society (Thai PDMDS)

7th Floor, Royal Garden Jubilee Bldg.
2 Soi Soonvijai, New Petchaburi Rd.
Bankapi
Huaykwang, Bangkok 10330
Thailand
Website: www.parkinsonthailand.com

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