The West African Journal of Radiology is a peer-reviewed Print + Online Semiannual publication of the Association of Radiologists of West Africa (ARAWA). The journal was established in 1994 to promote research in the field of Radiation Medicine in the West African sub-region. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.wajradiology.org. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.
ASSOCIATION OF RADIOLOGISTS OF WEST AFRICA
The Association was founded in 1963 by a unique group of professionals led by Professors H. Middlemiss and W. Peter Cockshott in University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Nigeria. Other African Radiologists such as Dr. Michael Ogakwu, Dr. Bayo Banjo, Prof Ben Umerah (all of blessed memory), Dr. Juma of Ghana and the Doyen of Radiology in Nigeria, Prof. Suleiman B. Lagundoye later joined them. The main objective then was to have a common ground where most local research work could be presented, discussed and shared. This helped in Identifying conditions peculiar to the West African sub-region and fostered an excellent relationship among radiologists. The efforts of the aforementioned pioneers have produced close to two thousand fellows in Radiology and for these, we remain grateful to them and will endeavor to keep the flag flying.
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