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ALSO International Contacts

Utilize the following contacts to inquire about Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) training and activities scheduled internationally.

Central and South America

ALSO (Argentina)
Contact: Dr. Fernando Vargas, Director ALSO Argentina
Medico Tocoginecologo
Hospital Cutral Co Plaza Huincul
Phone: 0299-4962662
Comite de Docencia
Website: www.alsoargentina.com.ar(www.alsoargentina.com.ar)

ALSO (Brazil)
Contact: Mitsue Kuroki
Phone/Fax: 0115532667864 (from the U.S.)
Cellular: 0115599435583 (from the U.S.)
Email: mitsueuol@uol.com.br
www.also.com.br(www.also.com.br)

ALSO (Chile)
Contact: Dr. Felipe Munoz M. and Dr. Juan Carlos Gomez P.
Hospital Clinico Herminda Martin
Francisco Ramirez N 10
Chillan, Chile
Phone/Fax: 5642208052 (Dr. Munoz) and 5642208285 (Dr. Gomez)
(from the U.S.)
Email: also.chile@gmail.com
www.alsochile.cl(www.alsochile.cl)

ALSO (Colombia)
Contact: Dr. Jose Antonio Rojas Suarez
GESTION SALUD SA Intensive Care Unit
Barrio Amberes Cra 29#38-20
Clinica de Maternidad Rafael Calvo, Cartagena, Colombia
Fax: 6625909, Ext 104
Cell: 3126230728
Email: jocherojas2005@hotmail.com or alsocartagena@gmail.com

ALSO (Costa Rica)
Contact: Dr. Luis Granados Hernandez, M.Sc.
DIRECCION ACADEMICA
Colegio de Medicos y Cirujanos de Costa Rica
Phone: 22102215
Email: lgranados@medicos.cr

ALSO (Ecuador)
Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Medicina Familiar
Email: socecu_medfam@yahoo.com
Address: Pedregal N34-99 y Lallement. Quito, Ecuador
Dr. Hector Montalvo - Coordinator ALSO Ecuador
Phone: (593-8) 2068465
Email: hj_montalvo@yahoo.es

Dr. Galo Sanchez - President Ecuadorian Society of Family Medicine
Phone (593-9) 8374626
Email: gsanchezmd@gmail.com

ALSO (Guatemala)
Contact: Dra. Norma Gonzalez de Ancheta
1a. calle 19-44, zona 1
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Centro America
Email: ngonzalezdeancheta@yahoo.com

ALSO (Honduras)
Contact: Dr. Maura Carolina Bustillo Urbina - ALSO Coordinator
Dr. Juan Jose Galeas - Postgraduate Gynecology and Obstetrics Coordinator
Departamento de Ginecologia y Obstetricia
Hospital Escuela, blv Suyapa, Tegucigalpa-Honduras
Phone: 00504-2322322, ext. 280 or ext. 230
Email: dramacabu@yahoo.com

ALSO (Mexico)
Contact: Dr. Haywood Hall - General Director
Dr. Rodolfo Morales - Medical Director
Mesones 38-15, Colonia Central
San Miguel de Allende
Guanajuato, Mexico
Email: info@pacemd.org
www.pacemd.org(www.also.pacemd.org) 

Europe

ALSO (Greece)
Contact: Nikos Vrachnis, M.D.
2nd Departmment of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Aretaieion Hospital - University of Athens
124B Vas. Sophias, 115 26, Athens, Greece
Phone: 011302107789211 (from the U.S.)
Fax: 011302107777390 (from the U.S.)
Email: nvrachnis@med.uoa.gr
www.hsoge.gr/data(www.hsoge.gr)

ALSO (Scandinavia and Greenland)
Contact: Dorthe Jespersen
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hivdovre University Hospital, Denmark
Phone: 0114536322130 (from the U.S.)
Fax: 0114536323361 (from the U.S.)
Email: dorthe.jespersen@hvh.regionh.dk
www.also-scandinavia.com(www.also-scandinavia.com)

ALSO (United Kingdom)
Contact: Miriam Abdullah
Phone: 011441912766929 (from the U.S.)
Fax: 011441912653119 (from the U.S.)
Email: miriam@also.org.uk
www.also.org.uk(www.also.org.uk)

Asia/Pacific

ALSO (Asia/Pacific)
Contact: Irene Vasilas
Mayhem Corporation
Australia
Phone: 011-61-02-09531-5655 (from the U.S.)
Email: kylieann@mayhemcorp.com.au
www.also.net.au(www.also.net.au)

ALSO (Hong Kong)
Contact: Dr. Chin Hung Chung
HK College of Emergency Medicine
Phone: 011-85-22-683-7246 (from the U.S.)
Fax: 011-85-22-683-7227 (from the U.S.)
Email: chunch@ha.org.hk

ALSO (India)
Dr G.V. Ramana Rao, HOD
Emergency Medicine Learning Center and Research
GVK Emergency Management and Research Institute
Medchal Road, Secunderabad 500078
Telangana India
Phone: T +91 40 23462388; M +91 99499 96752
Email: ramanarao_gv@emri.in
Website: www.emri.in(www.emri.in)

Dr H.V. Rajanarsing Rao
Emergency Medicine Learning Center
GVK Emergency Management and Research Institute
Medchal Road, Secunderabad 500078
Telangana India
Phone: T +91 40 23462373; M +91 90000 15818|
Email: rajanarsingrao_gv@emri.in
Website: www.emri.in(www.emri.in)

ALSO (Japan)
Contact: Andrew Schneider
International Education Coordinator
Kanazawa University Hospital
Center for the Advancement of Pregnancy, Perinatal and Infant Care
Japan
Phone: 81-76-265-2945
Fax: 81-76-234-4301
www.cappic.net/index.php(www.cappic.net)

ALSO (New Zealand) Ltd.
Contact: Suzanne Page
P O Box 10056
Te Mai
Whangarei
New Zealand
Phone: 64-9-459-6665
Fax: 64-9-459-6665
Email: enquiries@also.co.nz
www.also.co.nz(www.also.co.nz)

ALSO (People's Republic of China)
Chinese Preventive Medical Society
Contact: Alan (Xiaoming) Gong, M.D.
Email: alangong1972-obgyn@yahoo.com
also.china-obgyn.net(also.china-obgyn.net)

Middle East 

ALSO (Abu Dhabi)
National Training
Marina Business Complex, Bldg #BO8
Abu Dhabi, UAE, P.O. Box 36645
Phone: 97150 1019380
Fax: 97126359867
Email: uaealso@gmail.com

ALSO (Dubai)
Phone: 042828299 or 0503911330
Fax: 042828900 or 026323900

ALSO - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Riyadh)
Contact: Dr. Adla Albabtain, ALSO Director
Phone: 0096612520088, ext. 45271
Mobile: 00966505441468
Email: dradla@hotmail.com

ALSO (Palestine)
Contact: Dr. Salwa Najjab, ALSO Program Director;
Ms. Stephanie M. Hansel, ALSO Coordinator
Juzoor for Health and Social Development
El Bireh, West Bank
Palestine
Telephone: +970-2-241-4488
Email: info@juzoor.org

ALSO (Qatar)
Contact: Dr. Najah Saleh, ALSO Program Director
Phone: 0119744397396 (from the U.S.)
Fax: 0119744393910
Email: nsaleh29@yahoo.com

Contact: Ms. Julia Gibson, ALSO Assistant Program Director
Phone: 0119744397396 (from the U.S.)
Email: jgibson@hmc.org.qa
Address: c/o Hamad International Training Centre
PO Box 3050, HMC
Doha, Qatar

ALSO (UAE)
Anissa Salhi, UAE ALSO Chapter Coordinator
Phone: 00971 50 101 9380
Email: uaealso@gmail.com

Africa

ALSO (Cameroon)
Mme. Ngoran Grace Bongban
ALSO Cameroon National Co-ordinator
Cameroon Baptist Convention, Nkwen - Bamenda
P.O. Box 1 Bamenda
Cell phone +237 770 224 70
Email: ngban2002@yahoo.com

Ndi Maria Chum (Mrs)
Chief of Secretariat
Director of Health Services' Office
Cameroon Baptist Convention, Nkwen - Bamenda
P.O. Box 1 Bamenda
Tel: +237 779 364 95/976 355 02
Website: www.cbchealthservices.org(www.cbchealthservices.org)

ALSO (Kenya)
Contact: Dr. Jean Kagia
Institute of Family Medicine (INFA-MED)
P.O. Box 63026
Nairobi, 00200
Kenya
Phone: 254 020 4441920, 4441854, 4445160, 4445542-43
Fax: 254 020 4440306
Email: infamed@chak.or.ke

ALSO (Malawi)
Contact: Dr. Uwe Graf - HoD Obs. & Gynae.
Zomba Central Hospital
Zomba, Malawi
Phone: 00265 8 823365
Email: u.graf.zomba@web.de

ALSO (Rwanda)
Contact: Dr. Janvier Rwamwejo - Consultant Obs. & Gynae.
King Fisal Hospital Kigali
Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: 00259 8 862736
Email: rwamwejo@yahoo.fr

ALSO (Tanzania)
Contacts: Dr. Pendo Mlay
E-mail: pendomlay1975@yahoo.com
Jeffrey P. Wilkinson, MD
Phone: 255-783600860
Email: jeffrey.wilkinson@duke.edu