IAPB Regional Chair Nominees finalised

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Organisation: IAPB

Seven nominees including three incumbents have been nominated for Regional Chair positions across IAPB’s seven regions. For two regions, Africa and Western Pacific, regional elections were held to choose the preferred candidate among the nominees.

Here is the list of Regional Chair nominees who will be formally appointed as Chairs for the seven regions at the IAPB AGM in October 2016, just prior to the 10th General Assembly.

Aaron Thembinkosi Magava

Africa

Aaron Thembinkosi Magava

Ophthalmologist, Marondera Provincial Hospital, Zimbabwe

HRH Prince Abdulaziz Ahmad Abdulaziz Al Saud

Eastern Mediterranean

HRH Prince Abdulaziz Ahmad Abdulaziz Al Saud

Founder and Chairman of IMPACT–EMR and the Middle East African Council of Ophthalmology, President of Saudi Ophthalmological Society, incumbent IAPB Regional Chair

Janos Nemeth

Europe

Janos Nemeth

Professor at Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary, incumbent IAPB Regional Chair

Francisco Martínez Castro

Latin America

Francisco Martínez Castro

Ophthalmologist, Fundación Hospital Nuestra de la Luz, Mexico City, Mexico

Suzanne Gilbert

North America

Suzanne Gilbert

Senior Director, Innovation and Sight Program, Seva Foundation

Taraprasad Das

South East Asia

Taraprasad Das

Vice Chair, LV Prasad Eye Institute, incumbent IAPB Regional Chair

Amanda Davis

Western Pacific

Amanda Davis

Chief Operating Officer, Brien Holden Vision Institute