Inaugural Address of The ANPA President: Johnson Adeyanju, MD, FACP

    Dear ANPA members, friends and colleagues, I thank you for electing me as the 12th President of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas. I appreciate your trust, the privilege to serve and this honor that you have bestowed upon me as the leader of this wonderful organization. I want to express my […]

ANPA Carolinas Inaugural Charity Golf Classics

The Carolinas chapter of Association of Nigerian Physicians in America, whose mission is to promote health care in our local communities and in Nigeria hosted our first charity golf tournament to benefit the Heartbright Foundation. This organization is intimately involved in addressing metabolic syndrome which is a major health scourge of our time. The event on Saturday, […]

Paul and Daisy Soros 2016 Fellowships For New Americans Includes Two Nigerians.

Paul and Daisy Soros, Hungarian immigrants and American philanthropists, established their Fellowship program for New Americans in December 1997 with a charitable trust of fifty million dollars. Their reasons for doing so were several. They wished to “give back” to the country that had afforded them and their children such great opportunities and felt a […]

Dr Chinyere Anyaogu Leads Team That Gets Baby-Friendly Honors for Hospital.

http://bronx.news12.com/news/north-central-bx-hospital-earns-baby-friendly-honors-1.11745656 After shutting down its maternity ward and then reopening it in 2014, North Central Bronx Hospital is now the recipient of a special “baby-friendly” recognition. The World Health Organization and UNICEF designated the hospital as “baby friendly” for its commitment to building a stronger bond between mothers and their children. The hospital promotes immediate […]

ANPA Meeting With The Nigerian Universities Commission in Abuja: 22 nd March, 2016.

MINUTES OF THE MEETING BETWEEN THE NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES COMMISSION (NUC) AND THE ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN PHYSICIANS IN THE AMERICAS (ANPA) HELD ON 22ND OF MARCH, 2016 AT ROOM 6, NgREN BUILDING, NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES COMMISSION, ABUJA   Present: Professor Julius A. Okojie, OON             Executive Secretary, NUC Professor Chiedu F. Mafiana                  Deputy Executive Secretary I, […]

Executive Summary of Advocacy Efforts : ANPA Week In Nigeria, March 21-27, 2016

Dear All, Below is the Executive Summary of the activities of ANPA’s team during the “ANPA Week in Nigeria” of March 21 to 27, 2016. Team Members: Nkem Chukwumerije (ANPA President), Barbara Onyia (Houston Chapter’s Chair-elect), Clifford Eke (Chair, ANPA’s Medical Missions Committee), Adebola Giwa (Pediatric Resident and Member, Medical Missions Committee), Abraham Osinbowale (Chair, […]

ANPA Week Nigeria, March 21-27, 2016

ANPA Week Nigeria, March 21-27, 2016   Our inaugural ANPA week involved key Advocacy strategic meetings with various partners and governmental agencies (NUC, MDCN, NMA, Junior Chambers International, Channels TV, Senate and House committees on Health, Ministry of Health, etc.) in Abuja, and a very successful Medical Mission to Jos, Plateau State. Drs. Nkem Chukwumerije […]

ANPA Meets with Nigerian Senate Committee on Health: Outlines Conditions for Members to Return Home.

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – PHYSICIANS of Nigerian origin practicing abroad have given the Federal Government some conditions under which they can transfer their services home, among which include granting them low interest loans and high reduction in tariff of transportation of medical equipment into the country. But the Senate swiftly advised them to seek […]

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