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Middle East Working Group

Jawad A. Bajwa Mishal Abu Al-Melh
Jawad A. Bajwa
Mishal Abu Al-Melh


MDS Staff Liaison: Stephanie Jensen

The Middle East Working Group of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.Purpose

The Middle East Working Group (MEWG) was created to provide a forum for discussion of movement disorder topics of interest for Middle East members and to direct education efforts when assigned by the AOS Leadership.

Joining the MEWG

The MEWG membership will be open to any MDS Member with an active interest in movement disorders in the Middle East.
If you are interested in joining the Middle East Working Group, please contact

Steering Committee Members

Fatema Abdullah
Hana Amer
Jawad Bajwa
Mishal Abu Al-Melh
Zakiyah Al-Daajani
Mouna Ben Djebara
Hanan Khalil
Shivam Mittal
Wafae Regragui
Mehri Salari
Muner Abu Snineh
Shazma Khan

Ad-Hoc Committee Members

Pramod Kumar Pal
Sarah Elsadig Misbah


Parkinson’s Disease in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia: Consensus from the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society Task Force for the Middle East

Authors: Khalil, Hanan; Chahine, Lana; Siddiqui, Junaid; Salari, Mehri; El-Jaafary, Shaimaa; Aldaajani, Zakiyah; Abu Al-Melh, Mishal; Mohammad, Tareq Mohammad; Abu Snineh, Muneer; Syed, Nadir A; Bhatt, Mohit; Habib, Mohammad Ahsan; Habahbeh, Majed; Tabbal, Samer D.; Jeon, Beomseok | Bajwa, Jawad A

Parkinson's disease in the MENASA countries

Authors: Hanan Khalil, Lana Chahine, Junaid Siddiqui, Zakiyah Aldaajani, Jawad A Bajwa

Parkinson's Disease Survey Results

The MDS Task Force for the Middle East (MDS-Task Force on the Middle East) conducted a survey with an aim of characterizing the needs, the challenges and the limitations for providing care for people with Parkinson’s disease in the region. Here are the results:

Survey | Full Report



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