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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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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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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May 10, 2019

Nigeria 2019 ANPA & NAPPSA Medical/Surgical/Ophthalmologic/Dental Mission Report.

On April 5-12, 2019, a multidisciplinary team of 70 healthcare volunteers from the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA), and the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists (NAPPSA), under the leadership of their respective Presidents, Drs. Charmaine Emelife and Leo Egbujiobi, sponsored and conducted an extremely successful medical/surgical/ophthalmic/dental mission in the Federal […]

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April 25, 2019

Medical Mission South Western Nigeria, 2019

It is with pleasure that I report another successful medical/educational mission to the South Western Part of Nigeria:   This past Medical Mission, led by Dr. Bisi Jagun took place between March 30 and April 12, 2019 and spanned 3 different States and 11 local government areas of Nigeria. The mission was organized by Mercy […]

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