Task Force on Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa

 

 

 

 


Task Force Chair: Njideka Ulunma Okubadejo

MDS Staff Liaison: Sharon Baudry

Mission

Many people in the world with PD are never diagnosed or treated for Parkinson's disease and this is particularly true for the vast majority of Africa. However, diagnosis, along with affordable and sustainable treatment, of PD in Africa should be possible and is the main aim of the Task Force on Africa. For this to be achieved we need to address training, raising awareness, and advocacy for drug treatment.

Task Force Members

Albert K. Akpalum, James H. Bower, Francisco Cardoso, Jonathan A. Carr, Roberto Cilia, Esther Cubo Delgado, Catherine Louise Dotchin, Louise Ebenezer, Joaquim J. Ferreira, Mark Guttman, Olivier Rascol, and Richard Walker

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