The ASSA SAGES congress took place at the Boardwalk Convention Centre, Port Elizabeth from 5 – 8 August 2017.

Global surgery implementation in Africa: PAAS initiative

Biography

Professor Yangni-Angate is a trained Thoracic and Cardio-Vascular Surgeon, and has worked in various teaching, consultant, and director capacities at the Institute of Cardiology, Abidjan, Bouake University Medical School, and the University College of Korhogo. Professor Yangni-Angate is also the founding father of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, the African Association of Thoracic and Cardio-Vascular Surgeons, and the African Society of Morphology. He completed his residency in general surgery and thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at Abidjan University Medical School. He trained in pediatric cardiovascular surgery at Saint Justine Hospital in Montreal, Canada. 

Sources: https://easternsun.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/assa-sages-congress-2017/assasages2017/Agenda/AgendaItemDetail?id=30efe096-843b-4543-89e3-1aa2cd41f4c4 

 

PAAS Presidential Address

Biography

Professor Yangni-Angate is a trained Thoracic and Cardio-Vascular Surgeon, and has worked in various teaching, consultant, and director capacities at the Institute of Cardiology, Abidjan, Bouake University Medical School, and the University College of Korhogo. Professor Yangni-Angate is also the founding father of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, the African Association of Thoracic and Cardio-Vascular Surgeons, and the African Society of Morphology. He completed his residency in general surgery and thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at Abidjan University Medical School. He trained in pediatric cardiovascular surgery at Saint Justine Hospital in Montreal, Canada.

Sources: https://easternsun.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/assa-sages-congress-2017/assasages2017/Agenda/AgendaItemDetail?id=5b4fbadc-ff2f-4d41-bf82-81f5ca57896d 

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