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NISONM LAGOS 2023 Conference

Dear esteemed members, dedicated paediatricians, and doctors passionate about the well-being of our little ones,

Warm greetings from the Nigerian Society of Neonatal Medicine (NISONM)! We write to you today with an important update regarding our highly anticipated annual conference. Despite the looming industrial action planned by the Nigerian Labour Congress, we are thrilled to announce that the NISONM 2023 Conference will proceed as scheduled, and we wholeheartedly encourage your attendance.

We understand the challenges posed by the current situation, but we firmly believe that we can overcome any obstacles in our path together. The conference promises to be an enriching experience, delving into critical topics surrounding neonatal health in Nigeria and exploring the remarkable journey toward achieving SDG 3.2.

Here are just a few of the captivating discussions awaiting your participation:

1.       Human resources for Neonatal health care in Nigeria

How adequately equipped are we? Discover the current state of our nation’s neonatal healthcare workforce and explore strategies for enhancing their skills, knowledge, and resources.

2.       Family-centered care in Neonatal health

Learn about the importance of involving families in caring for newborns and explore ways to create a nurturing environment that supports infants and their loved ones.

3.       Quality care of hospitalized small and sick newborns

Gain valuable insights into providing the highest standards of care for our most vulnerable infants, ensuring their well-being during hospitalization and beyond.

The Preconference will take place on the 6th and 7th of June 2023, leading up to the highly anticipated Opening Ceremony when the Induction of new members will hold on the 8th of June 2023.

To access more information about the conference, including registration details and the exciting lineup of speakers, please visit our official website:

We sincerely believe that your participation will greatly contribute to the success of this momentous event. Through collective efforts, collaboration, and shared knowledge, we can effect meaningful change in the neonatal healthcare landscape of Nigeria.

Let us rise above the challenges and unite as advocates for our little ones. Join us at the NISONM 2023 Conference as we delve into the pressing issues, engage in thought-provoking discussions, and collectively work toward improving neonatal health in our beloved nation.

We eagerly anticipate your presence and the opportunity to learn from your expertise. Together, let us shape a brighter future for the neonates of Nigeria.

Warm regards,

Dr Obumneme Ezeanosike

NISONM Secretary 

Chief Consultant Neonatologist

Department of Paediatrics 

Alex-Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, 

Abakaliki, Ebonyi State

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