Join the Neurology Training for Non-Neurologists in West Africa

The West African region is experiencing a demographic shift. With an increase in life expectancy among African citizens, the prevalence of neurodegenerative diseases is rising. Participation in this course will expose non-neurologists to the tools they need to diagnose and treat Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. Through the use of a series of lectures, workshops, and video material, participants will receive a hands-on approach to learning diagnostic and treatment methods as they conduct direct examinations of local patients.

In order to maintain an interactive experience, registration will be capped at 40 participants. Participation in the conference is by invitation only.  Qualifying participants from Ghana and English-speaking West African Countries are welcomed to apply.

To submit your request, please email Dr. Roberto Cilia at or Dr. Albert Akpalu at, with the following information:

  • Candidate First and Last name, Gender, and Age
  • Hospital name, city and region. Please specify whether the hospital is governmental or CHAG/Christian/mission or private
  • Current position and length of practice
  • Current access to transportation to attend the course  

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