The conference is presented by the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the
Americas (ANPA) in cooperation with Howard University, College of Medicine,
Center for Continuing Medical Education.
Program Chairs: Ajovi B. Scott-Emuakpor, M.D., Ph.D. and Olufunmilayo
Who Should Attend? Physicians, Dentists, Nurses, Social Workers, and others
including Basic Scientists, Environmentalists and Behaviorists.
Program Format/Description: There will be six plenary sessions, seminars and
workshops. One of the plenary sessions will be a symposium that will address
the Public Health Consequences of Oil Pollution in Nigeria.
After completing the program, the participant should be able to:
· Identify the major causes of Mortality and Morbidity in Nigeria;
· Identify environmental factors that impact health outcomes in Nigeria;
· Discuss Public Health needs of Nigeria;
· Identify priority areas for Public Health policy initiatives aimed at promoting
health and preventing diseases in Nigeria and the African Continent.
Sponsor Accreditation: The Howard University College of Medicine, Center for
Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical
education for physicians.
Credits for Physicians: The Center
for Continuing Medical Education
designates this educational activity
for a maximum of (14.5) hours in
category 1 credit towards the
NMA Physician's Achievement
Award and the AMA Physician's
Recognition Award. Each
physician should claim only those
hours of credit that he/she actually
spent in the educational activity.