20. November, 2018
It began with the third plenary session on the topic: The Burden Of Ncds: Taking A Quantum Leap. The speakers included:
- Dr J.M Dangou (WHO Team Lead for the NCDs Integrated Management programme)
- Mr Runcie Chidebe (Cancer Advocate and Director of Project PINKBLUE) represented by Mr Arise Temitope from Project PINKBLUE
- Mr Faloye Yusuff, Director of Research and Development, The Wellbeing Initiative
- Moderator: Dr Zainab Odufuye.
After the plenary session, the delegates went on a tea break/ networking session before resuming for the fourth plenary session on the topic Infectious Diseases In Africa: Are We Really Winning?
- Dr Stephen Obaro (Director of International Pediatric Research Program and Adjunct Professor with the Department of Microbiology and Pathology at the University of Nebraska Medical )
- Dr Clement Peter (WHO Nigeria Officer-in-charge) Moderator: Dr Olasubomi Omoleye
There was a poster break and exhibition displaying different abstracts by medical students on different research topics under the subthemes,
- The African Medical Student and the SDGS
- Outbreak and disaster management in Africa
- The burden of NCDS
- Infectious diseases in Africa
- Mental health
- Maternal and child health in Africa
- Medical education in Africa
- Social determinants of health
- Sustainable vaccination schemes in Africa
Subsequently, delegates went on a lunch break before splitting into various subgroups for the different workshops and the general assembly.