Neurology in Ethiopia: The First Decade

The Addis Ababa University Department of Neurology in Ethiopia recently celebrated the 10 year anniversary since inception of the neurology residency training program.  To date, 28 physicians have graduated and passed their board examinations to qualify as specialists in neurology.  Dr. James C. Johnston, serving as an honorary Professor of Neurology and External Examiner for the examinations recently commented:  “These dedicated physicians are excellent clinicians providing outstanding neurological care despite severe resource limitations.”

James C. Johnston, MD, JD is also founder of the non-profit organization GlobalNeuroCare.org which focuses on improving neurological care in developing nations.  GlobalNeuroCare has maintained Special Consultative Status with the United Nations ECOSOC since 2013.BlackLionHospital

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