AFSCIN 1, the first AFSCIN meeting, took place in 2015 in Gaborone, Botswana.
It was a bringing together of individuals and organizations in SCI for the very first time in Africa.
Outputs included the sharing of experience and expertise and a vision for spinal cord injury in Africa.
AFSCIN was formally launched at this first meeting,
A key feature of AFSCIN is its focus on working with, and through, people living with and affected by spinal cord injury.
It is a core value of the network to include consumer leadership in all aspects of network decision-making.