Chair: Mark Zafereo, MD
Vice-Chair: Samir Khariwala, MD
The Global Outreach Service has the goal to develop and promote global outreach activities in head and neck oncology worldwide.
The AHNS Global Outreach Service objective is to:
- Coordinate the efforts for doctors who wish to volunteer abroad
- Develop web-based listing and links for global opportunities and organizations worldwide
- Identify underdeveloped countries and assess the role of reduced membership fees for potential members who participate with AHNS global efforts
AfHNS (African Head and Neck Society) Scholarship Award:
The purpose of AfHNS Award on behalf of AHNS is to recognize individuals who inspire and promote head and neck surgeons in Sub-Saharan Africa north of South Africa.
2021: AfHNS Fellowship Program in development
2020: Postponed due to COVID-19 International Travel Bans
2019 – Anna Konney, MD, FWACS, FGCS, Clinical Fellow in Head and Neck Surgery (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
AHNS Global Service paper published by the AHNS Global Outreach Service for the Head and Neck Journal of the Sciences and Specialties of the Head and Neck .
Oral Cavity Cancer Management Guidelines for Low-Resources Regions (Publication is open access, view paper here)
Please click this Global Outreach link to view three videos from a three day collaboration in Cape Town, South Africa with AHNS and AfHNS (African Head & Neck Society)