Nigeria: Partnership for Health Conference Opens in London, November 6, 2010

The second “Partnership for Health Conference” organized by the Public Health Foundation of Nigeria (PHFN), convenes at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in London on November 6, 2010.

The PHFN is a network of individuals and organizations that advocate evidence-based public policy for health in Nigeria. It’s mission also includes building professional, organizational and system capacity for public health and creating and sustaining peer support for Nigerian public health professionals. A spokesperson for the PHFN, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said that this year’s conference “will focus on how sustainable collaboration between Nigerian health professionals working in the West, and Nigerian health institutions can lead to health gains for the Nigerian people.”

Speakers at the conference to be drawn from NGOs, government and the private sector, will include Dr. Dilly Anumba, President of the Medical Association of Nigerians across Great Britain (MANSAG).

Registration for this event is still open.

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