Korle-Bu Gala: Challenges and Victories of Neuroscience in West Africa

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Korle-Bu Gala: Challenges and Victories of Neuroscience in West Africa

Join us for an inspirational evening, as we introduce West African leaders and visionaries in the field of neurosurgery and health care.

By Korle-Bu Neuroscience Foundation

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Date and time

Fri, Jun 16, 2023 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM PDT


Mintara on Burnaby Mountain 100 Centennial Way Burnaby, BC V5A 2X9 Canada

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About this event

Join us for a historic and inspirational evening as we introduce West African visionaries in the fields of neurosurgery and medicine, as well as innovative leaders in the health care industry.

Korle-Bu Neuroscience Foundation is excited to present our dynamic Board of Directors emerging from Liberia, Ghana and Nigeria who will share on the intricacies, unique challenges and victories as we build, sustain and grow the medical infrastructure around neuroscience in West Africa.

The doors will open at 6:30pm allowing time to meet our honoured guests. Program and buffet start punctually at 7pm.

Email rose@kbnf.org for any special dietary requirements.

Dress Code: Cocktail or Traditional Attire

Honoured Guests:

Robert Ahomka-Lindsay Entrepreneur and Investment & Finance Specialist. Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry (2017 - 2021), Ghana.

Harry Akoto Neurosurgeon and Acting Medical Director of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital and Consultant Neurosurgeon at FOCOS and Trust Hospital, Ghana.

Femi Bankole Neurosurgeon and Associate Professor at the College of Medicine University of Lagos; Head of Neurosurgery Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria.

Alvin Nah Doe Neurosurgeon, Ministry of Health, Liberia.

Afua Hesse Pediatric Surgeon and Co-founder and President of the Accra College of Medicine, Ghana. Accompanied by Adekwei Hesse, Associate Professor at the University of Ghana Medical School and Vice President of the Accra College of Medicine, Ghana.

Ben Kolee Chief Pathologist (Forensic and Oncology), Ministry of Health, Liberia. Accompanied by Theodosia Kolee , Chair of the Liberia National AIDS Commission, Liberia.

For more information about KBNF, visit KBNF.org

About the organizer

Korle-Bu Neuroscience Foundation is a charity saving lives by tackling the most complicated medical conditions in West Africa by performing neurosurgery through medical missions for those with no other hope, by delivering medical equipment to hospitals and health centres on the front lines, and by equipping local neurosurgeons and health workers through training, education and funding.