PARKINSON DISEASE

A model PD registry for countries with limited resources

The Nigerian Parkinson Disease registry is the first published national Parkinson disease registry in sub-Saharan Africa. Though the clinical data and number of participants are currently limited in comparison with European, North American and Asian equivalents, this registry represents a valuable resource for the field.

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Fig. 1: Disparities in the median neurological workforce across WHO regions.

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Bardien, S., Carr, J. A model PD registry for countries with limited resources. Nat Rev Neurol 16, 523–524 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41582-020-0396-5

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