AFSCIN 3, the 3rd meeting of the Africa Spinal Cord Injury Network will
 take place in Lusaka, Zambia November 1-3, 2018

Who Should attend?:

This symposium is aimed at all healthcare workers and consumers working in the field of spinal cord injuries in Africa.

Preliminary Program

Day 1

Sessions on the current status of SCI management in Africa
Future planning for SCI management in Africa 
Day 2-3
Scientific conference and practical workshops

For AFSCIN  3 we call on you to submit abstracts for papers on:

Research done on the continent

Progress made since AFSCIN 1 and 2

Please submit an abstract of no more than 300 words to before 10 September 2018.

Include your name, designation, contact details and country

If your abstract is approved you will be notified by 1 October  2018

You will be given 15 minutes to present your full paper at the symposium

Costs: Free of charge for passport holders from Africa. $80 for passport holders from outside Africa. Payment can be done at the venue or by deposited into: SASCA; Standard Bank, Acc num 01-225-703-6. Swift code: SBZA ZA JJ. Name as reference

Cancellations: It is very important that you let us know of any cancellation immediately – this will assist us to keep catering costs to a minimum.

Accommodation: Delegates are responsible for their own accommodation reservations. 

Limited funding is available for accommodation for consumers – please submit a request to

You will be informed by email if your application was successful.

Transport: Delegates are responsible for their own transport arrangements.

Registration: In order to register for the meeting, please e-mail the following to

Title (Mr. Mrs. Ms.):

First name:


Healthcare worker (yes/no):


Consumer (yes/no):

Organization/health facility:




Kindly register on or before 1 October 2018

“AFSCIN 3” – our 3rd annual Pan African Conference will be held under the patronage of ISCoS and in partnership with South African Spinal Cord Association (SASCA) and the Asian Spinal Cord Network (ASCoN)

Executive committee members 

Mr  Bylon Kondowe
Dr F Theron
Mrs Sharon
Ms Salome Gitau

Dr B Sonkwe
Ms Elma Burger