UK Chapter Charities

The 2nd Annual Convention of the Abia State University Medical Alumni Association, UK

 

London 2017

 

Theme: Efficient and Cost Effective Healthcare.

 

Date: Sunday 30th April 2017

 

Venue: Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Dartford Bridge,

Crossways Business Park, Masthead Close,

Dartford, London, DA2 6QF.

 

 

Equivalent to 5 CPD points subject to peer group approval.

 

9.00am Registration and networking

 

Session One- (Queen Elizabeth Suite)

 

ModeratorsDr Chile Ogugua and Dr Collins Iwuji

 

 

09.30am

 

National Anthem (Nigeria and UK)

09.35am

 

Welcome Address – Dr Zuby Chile

General Practitioner London

(LOC Chairman and Secretary ABSU Medical Alumni, UK)

09.40am

 

Opening Speech – Dr Chinedu Umeadi

President ABSU Medical Alumni, UK

09.50am

 

Prof Bond Anyaehie

 

Global Coordinator, ABSU Medical Alumni Association

 

Topic: ABSU Medical Alumni Association; A global perspective

 

10.00am

 

Special guest of honour and guest speaker

 

His Excellency, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar GCON

 

Former Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria.

 

Topic: Democracy and Governance and possible role of medical doctors in diaspora in Nigeria governance

10.20am

 

Dr John Ahukannah

 

Honourable Commissioner for Health, Abia State, Nigeria.

 

Topic: Update on Abia State Healthcare Delivery System: The Journey So far

 

10.35am

 

Professor Uche Ikonne

 

Vice Chancellor, Abia State University. Uturu.

 

Topic: The state of education in Nigeria and how medical professionals in diaspora can get involved

10.55am

 

Prof Chuks Kamanu.

 

Immediate Past Chief Medial Director  Abia State Umiversity Teaching Hospital, Aba

 

Topic: Abia State University Teaching Hospital today; possible roles of the ABSU medical Alumni Association, UK in its further development

 

11.10am

 

Prof Francis Akpuaka

 

Pioneer Provost, Abia State University College of Medicine

 

Topic: Sustaining Motivation and Enthusiasm in Medical Practice: A Pace Setter’s perspective

 

 

11.35am

 

Questions & Answers

 

11.40am

 

End of Session One

 

 

 

11.40am           Coffee Break / Networking (Duration – 20 minutes)

 

Session Two (Queen Elizabeth Suite)

 

ModeratorsDr Lisa Ekeledo and Dr Chinyere Osy-Eneze

 

   
12.00am  

 

Dr Chinedu Umeadi

 

Consultant psychiatrist and Forensic Medical Examiner

 

Lead Consultant, Salford directorate, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust; and National Clinical Lead for CRG Medical Services UK Border Force Contracts.

 

Topic: Efficient and Cost Effective Healthcare

12:20pm

 

Dr Sandra Ukpaka

 

General Practitioner with special interest in Dermatology

Southview Park Surgery, Basildon, Essex

 

Topic: Dermatology: More Than Skin Deep

12.45pm

 

Dr Thaddeus Iheanacho

 

President ABSU Medical Alumni USA/Canada, Consultant Psychiatrist, and Lecturer

 

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University, USA

 

Topic: Improving Access to Mental Health In Nigeria: The role of Nigerian Psychiatrists in Diaspora

1.10pm

 

Dr Obiyo Nwigwe

 

Consultant in Emergency Medicine

 

Lead for Medical Education, Accident and Emergency Department

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

 

Topic: Efficient Emergency Medical Care in Developing Countries: Is it Worthwhile?

1:35pm

 

Questions and Answers  

1.40pm

 

End of Session Two

 

1.40pm       LUNCH Break / Networking (Duration – 50 minutes)

 

Session Three(Queen Elizabeth)

 

ModeratorsDr Nkechi Nwosu and Dr Iheanyichukwu Oteh

 

2.30pm

 

Dr Ibrahim Imam

 

Consultant Neurologist, Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust

 

Topic: The Importance of checklists in medical practice: A case example with Neurology

2.55pm

Miss Hannah Uwakwe-Mangse

 

Registrar, Breast and General Surgery

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

 

Topic: Efficient and Cost Effective Healthcare; Surgical Perspective

3.20pm

 

Dr Uche Oguekwe

 

Family Physician with special interest in elderly medicine and therapeutics

Diagnosis Medical Centres, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 

Topic: Putting your health first; A perspective on physicians burn out

3.45pm

Mr Ily Maisanda ACMA, CDM, ASA MSc

 

Chartered Management Accountant

Maisanda & Co

 

Topic: Financial Planning and Tax Implications for the HealthCare Professional

 

4.00pm

 

Question & Answers

 

4.05pm

 

Closing Remarks and vote of thanks – Dr Amigo Odina (LOC Member and Vice President ABSU Medical Alumni, UK)

 

4.15pm

End of Session Three

 

 

 

 

 

Annual General Meeting of the ABSU Medical Alumni, UK  

Venue: Queen Elizabeth Suite

Chair: Dr Amigo Odina (Chair Board of Trustees)

16:30 - 17:30

 

 

 

 

12.00pm to 15.00pm   Children’s Party (Venue – Hextable suite)

 

   
12.00pm Entertainment –
13:30pm   Lunch
15:00pm End of party.
   

 

 

 

Red Carpet Photoshoots – Starts 7.00pm

 

 

7.30pm GALA DINNER(Queen Elizabeth Suite)

  • Nigerian National Anthem
  • Speech by the president Dr Umeadi
  • Three course meal (Nigerian)
  • Light hearted speeches by Prof Ikonne, Prof Akpuaka, Prof Kamanu, Prof Anyaehie,  Chair of the board of trustees Dr Odina, and other Alumni who may wish to speak
  • Another course of Nigerian meals later in the night
  • Nigerian DJ all night (1am)
  • Professional dancers
  • MC Mark (Comedian of the United Nations) will officiate the evening

 

 

 

End of convention

 

 

 

uk doc

 

Once upon a time , a medical school was formed out of nothing and so many years on; it boasts a legion of successful medics around the globe. It’s our time to Shine now as the ABSU Medical Alumni, UK hosts it’s 2nd Annual convention come April 30th 2017.

Highlights -

Meet n Greet
Case presentations
Attendance by Former Vice President Of Nigeria Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
VC ABSU Prof Ikonne.
Current CMD Prof Kamanu
Pioneer Provost Prof Akpuaka.
Absu Alumni Global coordinator Prof Bond.

Raising the bar a bit hasn’t been easy but we promise you an educative, relaxing and chilled out time.

Come one , come all .
Zuby Chile,
LOC Chair.

 

 

 

 

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Abia State University Medical Alumni Association, UK DONATES MEDICAL EQUIPMENT

UK CHAPTER DONATES MEDICAL EQUIPMENT TO ABSUTH, ABA NIGERIA

Abia State University Medical Alumni Association, UK DONATES MEDICAL EQUIPMENT

UK CHAPTER DONATES MEDICAL EQUIPMENT TO ABSU

UK CHAPTER OF ABSU MEDICAL ALUMNI DONATES MEDICAL EQUIPMENT TO ABSU TEACHING HOSPITAL.

Equipment donated include:

1. Fetal monitor:
Philips series 50A Fetal Monitor on trolley with Toco leads and HP series 50XM fetal monitor on trolley with toco leads

2. Ultrasound machine:
Toshiba Apolio 80 ultrasound colour Doppler and echocardiogram with convex probe

3. ECG Machine:
GE MAC 1200ST ECG Machine with ECG Leads

UK CHAPTER DONATES MEDICAL EQUIPMENT TO ABSUTH