ANPA 2018
Board Retreat

November 1-4, 2018 · Montego Bay Jamaica · More details to come!

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

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Mission + Vision

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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Volunteerism and
Global Health

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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Benefits

Why Join?

  • Continuing Medical Education Credits (CMEs)
  • Leadership opportunities through Board service and/or committee involvement
  • Annual Meeting Discount
  • Opportunities to server and/or support medical missions
  • ...and so much more

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October 13, 2018

Study by Gbenga Ogedegbe, MD et al: Churches Can Help Reduce Heart Disease

The path to reducing rates of hypertension in black communities may start in the church pews, according to a new study by New York City researchers. Specially trained community health workers operating within faith communities in New York City were able to significantly reduce and manage hypertension in black communities, compared with health education alone, […]

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August 5, 2018

Happy Birthday Professor Ajovi Scott-Emuakpor

Dear Colleagues, As the Children of Dr Ajovi Scott- Emuakpor nicely put it, we are not promised tomorrow and so we must make the most of today. With that came the invitation to celebrate a great gentleman, an erudite scholar, the anchor of a large family who describe him as “our protector, our guide, our […]

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July 14, 2018

OSUN MEDICAL MISSION – 2018

Dear ANPA, it is with humility and great pride that I make the following report of the success of the medical mission that some active members of ANPA just concluded in conjunction with other well meaning charity organizations. Our team was able to serve on daily average 500 indigenes from each of the eight different […]

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