Catholic Medical Association of Nigeria

International Conference 2012

Goal/Objectives: To provide avenue to harvest practicable context-fit solutions to
Nigeria’s abysmal health situation. The Conference will balance sound science and ethical
responsibility, consistent with Catholic faith and morals.

Host Bishops: Anthony Cardinal Okogie (Lagos Archdiocese); Most Rev. Dr. Albert Fasina
(Ijebu Ode Diocese) and Most Rev. Dr. Adewale Martins (Abeokuta Diocese).

Theme: Marshall Plan for reducing maternal mortality in Nigeria towards the MDGs


1. Evaluation of Global Catholic Marshall Plan to reduce maternal mortality – Prof Robert
Walley, President of MaterCare International, Rome
2. International Catholic Doctors’ Movement – Dr J. Simon – FIAMC, Rome.

3. Prevention of cervical cancer: lessons learned and challenges for community impact –
Prof Rose Anorlu, consultant Gynaecologist, LUTH

4. Maternal health within Primary Health Care in Nigeria: Integration vs. Vertical
programming – Prof. Michael Asuzu, University Teaching Hospital, Ibadan

5. Protecting women in developing countries from deceptive foreign health interventions –
Dr. Mary Davenport, MD, FACOG (USA)

6. Non-Communicable Diseases and maternal health – Prof Clement Odigwe
(Cardiologist), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital.

7. Maternal mortality reduction in Nigeria: NaProtechnology and other context-fit
strategies – Dr. Henrietta Williams

8. Stem cell research and socio-juridical implications for developing countries –
Academician Dr. Philip Njemanze

9. WilliamsDeploying Information and Communications/m-Medicine to Improve Maternal
Health in Nigeria. – Dr. Charles Nwasor (USA)

10. Innovative Funding for Catholic Health Systems – Dr. Chris Ogbechie, Lagos Business


Abstract submission:;

Dates: July 5-8, 2012 (Thursday –Sunday)

Venue: McGovern Hall, St. Agnes Catholic Church, Maryland, Lagos

Accommodation: EHJ, Ikeja – N5,000/night; Elomaz Hotel, Maryland – N15,000/night

(Pre-booking is required)

Participation: Doctors – N5,000; Medical students – N1,000

For details, contact: Obiageli: 08069216707 or Bisi: 08023220980; Email:


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