Keynote Speaker
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Dan Nwankwo Speaker
Gbenga Ogedegbe, MD

Professor of Population Health, NYU School of Medicine
2018 Inductee of the National Academy of Medicine

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Special Lecturer
Hauwa Ibrahim

President, The Peace Institute, Sudbury
American University Washington College of Law

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Capital Hilton · Washington DC · June 26-30, 2019

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A Healthier Nigeria in a Healthier World

  • Our Mission
    To identify and stimulate interest in all matters affecting the health of Nigerians and provide the forum for debating evolving health issues in search for solutions
  • Vision and Mission In Action
    The Annual ANPA Conventions – We address current issues of healthcare in Africa including, but not limited to, HIV, women & children’s health, environmental health, education and training of physicians and other health workers.
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THE ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN PHYSICIANS IN THE AMERICAS (ANPA), was incorporated in 1995 for educational, scientific and charitable purposes as a tax-exempt non-profit organization under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

ANPA represents the professional interests of 4,000 plus physicians, dentists and allied health professionals of Nigerian birth, ethnicity or empathy in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean providing a platform for medical and scientific dialogue, on issues of health within North America, the Caribbean, and Africa, pertinent to persons of descent from the Nigerian Diaspora.

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February 2, 2019

Dr. Ngozi Ezike Appointed Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)

Springfield, IL (WGEM) —  Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced new directors for the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs. The governor announced Thursday Dr. Ngozi Ezike will serve as Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). The governor’s office stated that Dr. Ezike is a board-certified internist and […]

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