Co-Founder Alfred K. Njamnshi, M.D., M.A., DMS, FMH

Co-Founder Alfred K. Njamnshi, M.D., M.A., DMS, FMH, is Swiss board-certified as a consultant neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist. Dr. Njamnshi currently heads the Neurology Department of the Central Hospital Yaoundé (Teaching Hospital). He is also vice dean in the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of the University of Yaoundé 1 in Cameroon. He is the founding president of the Society of Cameroonian Neurologists and First Vice President of the Cameroonian League Against Epilepsy, in charge of international affairs. Professor Njamnshi has shown leadership in the development of neurology in Cameroon and now contributes to the development of neurology and neuroscience in other African countries. Formerly, he was sub-director in charge of disease control, and later, of scientific networks in the Ministry of Public Health of Cameroon, contributing to evidence-informed policy in neurological disorders. On the international scene, Professor Njamnshi is president of the Pan African Association of Neurological Sciences, regional director for Africa of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN), and chair of the Africa Committee of the WFN. He is also a board and faculty member of the Africa Committee of the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO). In these capacities, he has played a key role in the EFNS-IBRO-WFN-sponsored neurology teaching courses and in many neuroscience schools in Africa, mentoring a good number of young African neurologists and neuroscientists. Professor Njamnshi has published significantly in the areas of epilepsy, stroke, and neurological manifestations of AIDS.

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The Torchbearer Foundation for Missions, Reconciliation & Development is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 1999 by Dr. Martin Niboh (PhD Physics and Dr. Alfred K. Njamnshi (MD, MA, DMS, FMH Neurology) to train holistic community development and establish networks of integrated self-sustaining projects to achieve a healthy and economically improved faith-based lifestyle. © 2011 Torchbearer Foundation for MRD. All Rights Reserved