The Middle East Africa Glaucoma Society (MEAGS) is one of the five subspecialty societies of the Middle East Africa Council of Ophthalmology (MEACO) which was launched in 2009. The other subspecialty societies are: Middle East Africa Cataract and Refractive Surgery Society (MEACRS), Middle East Africa Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Society (MEAPOSS), Middle East Africa Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (MEASOPRS) and Middle East Africa Vitreo-retinal Society (MEAVRS).

MEAGS is the result of the merger of the Pan African Glaucoma Society (PAGS) and the Africa Glaucoma Society (AGS). The constitutive assembly of MEAGS was held in Cairo on 16 December 2009. The attendees were:

  • Dr. Abdulaziz AlRajhi, President - MEACO
  • Dr. Amel Ouertani, President - (AGS)
  • Dr. Fathi ElSayyed, President - (PAGS)
  • Dr. Mostafa Yaqub, General Secretary - PAGS
  • Dr. Mustafa Nassar, Board Member - AGS
  • Dr. Mohammed Abu ElAinain, Board Member - AGS

The MEAGS Board

Fathi ElSayyad, President Amel Ouertani, Secretary General
Fathi ElSayyad
Secretary General
Amel Ouertani
Position Name
Scientific Chairman Karim Tomey
Treasurer Khaled Ben Amor
Member Ahmed Aboulinine
Member Tarek AboulNasr
Member Ammar Ailem
Member Ibraheem AlJadaan
Member Mohammad Belmekki
Member Mohamed Ali Elafrit
Member Magdi Helal
Member Adel Jazzaf
Member Dan Kiage
Member Mahmoud Mubaidien
Member Moustafa Nassar
Member Bahaa Noureldin
Member Bahia Ouazzani
Member Abubaker Traina
Member Mostafa Yaqub
Member Khaled Zaghloul
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