The 4th NCDC/NFELTP Annual Scientific conference was held from 10 – 11 September 2019 at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. Organized under the theme “Applied Epidemiology: Providing Evidence for Public Health Action”, the conference was attended by over 500 participants. A total of 339 abstracts were submitted, including 30 from various countries.
Representing the Minister of Health at the conference, the Minister of State for Health, Dr Adeleke Mamora encouraged participants to continue working towards building a resilient health system for effective prevention, detection and quick response to health emergencies.
AFENET's Ag. Executive Director – Dr Simon Antara made remarks on behalf of AFENET at the conference. Also speaking at the conference was Dr Patrick Nguku - Regional Technical Coordinator for Nigeria and Resident Advisor Nigeria FELTP - made remarks commending presenters for their diligent efforts and contributions in the field of public health.