EAN-AFAN 12th Regional Teaching Course in Sub-Saharan Africa - Overarching Theme: Neurology in SSA: Nuances and commonalities

10 Sep 2021 to 11 Sep 2021


The RTCs in SSA aim at bringing teaching of excellence to residents in neurology and neighboring specialties in the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa. The RTC is organised in cooperation with AFAN – African Academy of Neurology - and other scientific societies who through their contribution make the RTC possible. The EAN Task Force “Neurology and Africa” together with the EAN Education Committee and Quality Assurance task-force guarantee the high scientific standard of the RTC. This educational activity in SSA started in 2008 and saw the participation of more than 800 residents from over 20 countries of SSA.
The EAN Head Office together with the Chairperson of the EAN Task Force “Neurology and Africa” and the local organiser are responsible for the logistics surrounding the RTC in SSA.

The overarching theme of the 2021 RTC is: Neurology in SSA: Nuances and commonalities

The programme can be found here.

Participation in the virtual RTC is free of charge but registration is compulsory.

Please find here the registration Link: https://forms.gle/859qKdK1qL1ioJGT7

The RTC is aimed at the following audience: Residents in Internal  Medicine. Paediatrics, Family Medicine, neurology trainees.

Course Directors

  • Prof Erich Schmutzhard (EAN, Austria)
  • Prof Richard Idro (Uganda)
  • Dr Tina Charway-Felli (AFAN, Ghana)

Organised by:

  • EAN - European Academy of Neurology and AFAN - African Academy of Neurology

In cooperation with the University of Makerere, Kampala, Uganda and Partner Organisations:

  • AAN American Academy of Neurology
  • ESNR European Society for Neuro-Radiology
  • IBRO International Brain Research Organisation
  • MDS International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society
  • WFN World Federation of Neurology
  • WSO World Stroke Organisation