Okoye Paul Odyras, a sixth-year student of Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM) has won a global essay competition.
He won the essay competition organised by the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) foundation.
This year’s competition drew submissions from medical students across the globe, highlighting the growing interest in Neurosurgery as a field of study.
The essay competition featured over 300 essay entries submitted from various countries worldwide.
The other winner, Emmanuel Muchai is from Kenya.
According to the foundation, this award comes with a full scholarship to travel for the 2023 Neurosurgical World Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, and a $500 cash prize.
This award was established to increase the awareness and popularity of Neurosurgery as a specialty amongst medical students and this year.
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