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Participation at the Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria Annual Scientific Conference, 27 - 30 August, Nigeria

The Middle East Africa Cataract and Refractive Surgery Society (MEACRS) participated at the OSN Congress. The MEACRS 1/2-day symposium took place on Thursday, 29 August 2013 and lectures were presented by Dr Salah Mahjoub (Tunisia), Prof Moemen Al-Reefy (Bahrain) and Prof Mohamed Shafik (Egypt).

Dr Salah Mahjoub Dr Moemen Al-Reefy
Salah Mahjoub, MD
Director
Cornea and Refractive Surgery
Clinique Ophtalmologique
Tunis
Moemen Al-Reefy, MD
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
(Corneo-Refractive)
Head, Department of Head and Neck
King Hamad University Hospital
Bahrain
Dr Mohamed Shafik
Mohamed Shafik, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Alexandria
Cornea & Refractive Surgery Consultant
Alexandria University Hospitals
Egypt
MEACO participates at the 3rd Joint International Congress Refractive.on-line and SICSSO, 27 - 29 June 2013, Italy

SICSSO

MEACO participated at the 3rd Joint International Congress of the Refr@ctive.Online and SICSSO which was held from 27 – 29 June 2013 at the University of Sienna, Italy. Dr Salah Mahjoub, Secretary General of MEACRS, presented topics on the Manual versus femtosecond laser DALK in keratoconus, Toric Artisan for keratoconus and 80 versus 100 microns femto LASIK flap.

MEACRS Secretary General receives the Jose Ignacio Barraquer Award

MEACRS receives AWARD

Dr Salah Mahjoub, Secretary General of the Middle East Africa Cornea and Refractive Surgery Society (MEACRS), was the Recipient of the 2013 Jose Ignacio Barraquer Award from the Keratomileusis Study Group (KMSG) for his valuable contribution to refractive surgery. It was presented during the closing ceremony of the XVII KMSG Congress on 22 June 2013 in Lecce, Italy.

MEACRS Symposium at the Société Marocaine de Chirurgie Réfractive et d’Implantologie (SAMIR) Meeting, 11 – 13 April 2013, Morocco

The Middle East Africa Cataract and Refractive Surgery Society (MEACRS) participated at the Société Marocaine de Chirurgie Réfractive et d’Implantologie (SAMIR) meeting. The congress was held from 11 – 13 April 2013 at the Hotel Sofitel in Marrakesh, Morocco.

The MEACRS Symposium, entitled “What I am doing differently this year”, was held on 13 April 2013. The symposium included well-known speakers from the MEACO region: Dr Osama Ibrahim and Dr Yehia M. Salah Eldin Mostafa (Egypt), Dr Salah Mahjoub, Dr Heykel Kammoun and Dr Omar Beltaief (Tunisia).

MEACO appoints new Secretary General and Assistant Secretary General for MEACRS

Dr Salah Mahjoub has been appointed as the new Secretary General and Dr Omar Beltaief as the Assistant Secretary General of the MEACRS. This is following the resignation of the erstwhile Secretary General of MEACRS, Dr Alaa ElDanasoury. Dr ElDanasoury, one of the founding members and a board member of MEACRS, played a leading role in the establishment and development of MEACRS during its formative years.

Dr. Mahjoub Dr Mahjoub, a graduate from the Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, is one of the pioneers of refractive and modern cataract surgery in Africa and the founder and president of the African Society of Refractive Surgery in 2000. He currently serves as cornea and refractive surgery Director at the Clinique Ophtalmologique of Tunis.

Dr. Beltaief Dr Beltaief, a graduate of Faculty of Medicine, Tunis (1984-1989), is an Associate Professor in Ophthalmology at Charles Nicolle University Hospital’s faculty of Ophthalmology in Tunis.



 
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