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The purpose of this Association shall be to promote the neurological health of people living in the continent of African through the advancement of neurological surgery in all of its aspects by:

The purpose of this Association shall be to promote the neurological health of people living in the continent of African through the advancement of neurological surgery in all of its aspects by:

Facilitating the personal and collegial association and development of neurological surgeons throughout Africa,

Aiding in the exchange and dissemination of knowledge and ideas In the field of neurological surgery,

Encouraging research in neurological surgery and in allied sciences.

Addressing issues of neurosurgical demography, and Promoting, implementing and improving minimum and higher standards of neurosurgical care and training in Africa.

Means of Achieving Purposes.

A primary means of achieving these purposes shall be the holding of a Continental Congress of Neurological Surgery (hereafter designated as the ''Congress''), usually at intervals of two years, except that the time of the Congress may be determined at the discretion of the Executive Committee.

Other Activities.

The Association may engage in such other activities as are appropriate to its purpose at the discretion of the Executive Committee. The Association may embark on the establishment of specific Foundations to accomplish its purpose.

The Association is a not-for-profit, organization.