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Dr Osahon Enabulele emerges President of World Medical Association

President of Commonwealth Medical Association, Dr Osahon Enabulele has emerged as President-elect of the World Medical Association (WMA).

This was announced in a statement on Thursday.

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His emergence followed an almost one week period of voting by participating National Medical Associations all over the world.

With this historic development, Dr Osahon Enabulele has become the first-ever Nigerian and West African physician to be elected President of the World Medical Association since the global body of all physicians in the world was established in the year 1947.

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It would be recalled that in the year 2019, Dr Enabulele became the first Nigerian physician to be elected as President of the Commonwealth Medical Association (CMA) since the CMA was founded in November 1962.

In the same year 2019, Dr Enabulele also became the first Nigerian physician to become a statutory Council Member of the World Medical Association, as well as the first Nigerian physician to ever chair one of the only three standing committees (Socio-Medical Affairs Committee) of the World Medical Association, following his election as Chair of SMAC in far away Chile in the year 2019. He was subsequently re-elected this year (2021) for a 2nd term as Chair of SMAC.

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