Sub-Saharan Africa

EAN-AFAN Regional Teaching Courses in Sub-Saharan Africa

The RTCs in sub-Saharan Africa (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 1500 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 organizer are responsible for the logistics surrounding the RTC in SSA.

RTCs in SSA reaches out to the following audience: Residents in neurology, internal medicine, pediatrics, family medicine and all neighboring specialties to neurology.

RTCs are a joint initiative of EAN and AFAN, together with the local hosts and many other supporting societies over the years:

Organised in cooperation with: EAN - European Academy of Neurology, AFAN - African Academy of Neurology and a local Neurological Society who acts as the hosting Society.

Partner Organisations:
AAN       American Academy of Neurology
IBRO     International Brain Research Organisation
IHS        International Headache Society
ILAE      International League Against Epilepsy
MDS      Movement Disorder Society 
PAUNS  Pan Arab Union of Neurological Societies
WFN      World Federation of Neurology

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There is no price tag to the learned knowledge and education nor the new connections you make for your future career path. The value of tuition, travel grant, accommodation & board for each RTC Africa participants corresponds up to € 2.300,-.