APHeN Community Alerts

Lagos Movement for Breast Cancer

The Pink October Walk, Race & Cycle Against Cancer Lagos 2019 organized by Project PINK BLUE-Health and Psychological Trust Center will take place on November 2, 2019. All hands need to be on deck to end the scourge of breast cancer in Nigeria. Register to join us in creating awareness about cancer in the streets of Lagos.

The West Africa International Health Summit

The 2020 event, themed: “Eliminating Health Inequalities Through Partnership, Technology, and Collaboration”. is to be held February 26 to 28, 2020 in Accra, Ghana. This international health conference offers a platform for hospital leaders, policymakers and healthcare professionals across borders to meet and share practical experiences and best practices in health care.

Mental Health on the African Continent

Africa’s Mental Health Matters Initiative is changing the narrative of mental health. This organization is hosting a conference on December 13, 2019. The program would entail an Art & Mental Health Session, Short- Film Screenings, two Panel discussions with a diverse panel, Special Guest Performances, and Networking Session, including many organizations and businesses in support of mental health awareness in Nigeria.

NOUS First National Conference on Suicide Prevention

In line with the theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day (WMHD) by the World Health Organisation (WHO) which is Suicide Prevention. The Nous Organisation in collaboration with SURPIN and Sparkle Foundation is hosting the First National Conference on Suicide Prevention on October 26, 2019 at the University of Lagos Auditorium This one day conference is focused on raising awareness of suicide and educate people on suicide prevention strategies.

African Journal of Nursing and Health Research Call for Paper

The African Journal of Nursing and Health Research (AJNHR) calls for scholarly papers in nursing specialties, basic medical sciences, clinical sciences, nutrition, medical sociology, psychology, medical laboratory sciences, physiotherapy, and other health-related disciplines. Submit manuscript to Editor in Chief African Journal of Nursing and Health Research (AJNHR) Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Abuja FCT via this e-mail address- research@nmcn.gov.ng or nmcnresearchjournal@gmail.com

The Nigerian Academy of Science NAS Annual Scientific Conference: Call for Papers

Nigerian scientists and other stakeholders are invited to send original research for the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) 1st Annual Scientific Conference ‘The Role of Science in Attaining the Sustainable Development Goals’ scheduled to hold from February 4th - 5th, 2020 at the University of Lagos, Akoka. Send an abstract of your research (of no more than 500 words) to nasconference@nas.org.ng by December 4, 2019. To register for this conference, please send your name, affiliation and contact information to ‘nasconference@nas.org.ng’ with the subject line: NAS ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE 2020 REGISTRATION, to the NAS Secretariat - indicating your interest latest by December 13, 2019.

Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program

Applications for Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) from African institutions and Diaspora scholars are now being accepted in the Fall 2019 competition until December 9, 2019. This scholar fellowship program offers an opening for research collaboration, graduate student teaching/mentoring and curriculum co-development.

Postdoctoral Research for Africans

The Africa Postdoctoral Training Initiative (APTI) is receiving applications for professional training and to conduct research in priority areas. The research priority areas are infectious diseases, nutrition, and reproductive, maternal, and child health and developing skills for clinical and translational research. Review website for details and apply here

The Nigerian Innovation Marketplace

With over 1000 members, the Nigeria innovation Marketplace (NHIM) is a platform for health innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, healthcare practitioners/advocates, NGOs, development partners and all stakeholders to develop and scale up the health space with innovative ideas, startups, and social enterprise.

John Hopkins Open Source to Public Health Courses

This prestigious university provides free public health sharing resources on open courseware (OCW). Courses are self-paced and adopted to enhance your knowledge of public health. Courses are available here

The Moth Global Storytelling Workshops

Individuals who identify as people who help develop, distribute, set up systems to deliver, or have benefitted from the use of vaccines should apply for the storytelling workshop with the Moth. The workshop will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, on February 2020 Apply here before the deadline on November 8, 2019.

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