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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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MDS-AS Leadership

African Section

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MDS-AS Officers

Jonathan A. Carr, MBChB, PhD
Tygerberg, South Africa

Ali Shalash, MD, PhD 
Cairo, Egypt  

Albert Akpalu, MBChB, MSc
Accra, Ghana

Houyam Tibar, MD-PhD student 
Casablanca, Morocco 

Samia Ben Sassi, MD
Tunis, Tunisia

Oluwadamilola Ojo, MD   
Lagos, Nigeria 

Past Chair
Njideka Okubadejo, MBChB, FMCP, FAAN
Lagos, Nigeria

MDS-AS Executive Committee 

Ferzana Hassan Amod, MBBCh, FCNeurology 
Durban, South Africa

David Brodie-Mends, MD
Accra, Ghana

Lorraine Audrey Chishimba, MD
Lusaka, Zambia

Maouly Fall, MD   
Dakar, Senegal   

Daniel Gams Massi, MD
Douala, Cameroon

Nomena F. Rasaholiarison, MD
Antananarivo, Madagascar

Riaan M. van Coller, MMed, PhD 
Pretoria, South Africa 

Yared Zewde, MD 
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   

MDS-AS Education Committee

Ademola Ayodele Oremosu, MBBS, MSc, PhD
Surulere, Nigeria

Mary Agoriwo, BSc, MSc 
Ho, Ghana 

Eman Hamid Abdeldayem, MD
El Rehab City, Egypt

Mahendranath Busgopaul, BSc
Port Louis, Mauritius

Chahnez Charfi Triki, PhD 
Sfax, Tunisia  

Nkechi A. Obianozie, MD
Abuja, Nigeria

Oluwadamilola Ojo, MD   
Lagos, Nigeria 

Adrian Mugenyi Kakooza
Kampala, Uganda

Past Chair 
Ali S. Shalash, MD, PhD 
Cairo, Egypt  

Yasser Mecheri, MD
Constantine, Algeria


Nestor Nsengiyumva, MD
Bujumbura, Burundi

Yusuf S. Jamnagerwalla, MD, MMed, MSc
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Selam Kifelew Melkamu, MD
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia




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