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?

Speakers included:

  • 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.

Plenary Session 1

Plenary Session 2