Welcome Address

Welcome address from the Chairman Local Organizing Committee

On behalf of the Chapter Chairman, National Executive Council and the Local Organizing Committee, I invite you all to the City of Abeokuta for the 43rd Annual General and Scientific Meeting of the West African College of Physicians (WACP), Nigeria Chapter. Abeokuta is a beautiful, peaceful and easily accessible city that has played host to numerous international conferences in the past and has an impressive array of tourist centres.

The venue of the event, the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) offers complete facilities for an exciting conference and memorable family holiday with accommodation facilities, conference auditorium and rooms, wild life park, presidential museum, amusement park, standard swimming pool, artificial lake, games and sporting centre, worship centres, all within a natural and serene environment. Click to explore the conference venue.

The conference will feature interesting and impactful lectures, symposia and scientific sessions. The theme of the conference: ‘Healthcare Governance in Nigeria’ offers us the opportunity to proffer solutions to the problems facing the health sector of our country. Subthemes include: ‘The state of health insurance and healthcare financing in Nigeria’; ‘Exodus of healthcare professionals – Implications for Nigeria’; ‘State of emergency medical services in Nigeria’; and ‘Medicine and The Law’.

With about a thousand participating physicians expected, the conference also provides excellent opportunity for institutions and companies in the healthcare industry to show case their products and services. The LOC promises you an exciting time and implores you to come with your family for a real treat. Welcome to Abeokuta 2019! Welcome to the Gateway State!

Dr. Sunday Malomo

Chairman,

Local Organizing Committee

WACP Abeokuta 2019

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