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The Spine Africa Project And The Society For Advanced Spinal Intervention Announce The African Spine Fellowship

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spine Africa Project, a 501(c)(3)  U.S. based charity,, is pleased to announce that it has chosen the Society for Advanced Spinal Intervention,, a 501(c)(6) U.S. based charity, to collaborate in the development of the minimally invasive spine educational and training programs at the Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The Spine Africa Project has been providing spine educational and healthcare services at the Panzi Hospital since 2010. Its Executive Director, Dr. Roger Luhiriri, states, "It is with great respect and optimism that the SAP commences its 2-year African Spine Fellowship with SASI which will provide the template, standards and guidelines for future Africa graduates."

The President of The Society for Advanced Spinal Intervention, Dr. Solomon Kamson, states, "I would like to express my sincerest gratitude and that of the SASI board for having been chosen to collaborate on such a noble and giving effort and am committed to helping create a spine fellowship with a global reputation."

About Spine Africa Project

Spine Africa Project focuses on three objectives: the treatment of those afflicted with spinal conditions, the education of local medical personnel, and social change. Each of these three factors contributes individually to what seems to be an exclusively medical epidemic. To learn more about Spine Africa Project, visit our Website at .

CONTACT: Calvin Moore II, +1-917-549-1617,

SOURCE Spine Africa Project


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