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About PANCONF

Every year, the Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN) holds a Scientific conference and an Annual General Meeting.
In 2022, the members of PAN will be meeting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The conference has three main parts:

Pre-Conference Workshops

This holds on the 17th & 18th of January 2022. We welcome papers and presentations from everyone. You can submit via the abstract submission portal or email it to abstracts@pan-ng.org. But before you do, please read our call for abstracts here.

Main Conference

Holds from 18th to 22nd January 2022 with the theme Child Abuse: an escalating menace in Nigeria.
Registration is currently ongoing for the main conference. Register Here

Annual General Meeting

This will hold on the 21st of January 2022 and is open only for members of the Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN).
Your registration for the conference admits members to the AGM.

What to expect at PANCONF

The conference will feature several scientific sessions, presentations and talks with an array of presentations around the following sub-themes:

  • Technological and Molecular Advances in Child Healthcare
  • Adolescent Depression and Suicide
  • Genetics in Child Health
  • Pneumonia in the wake of COVID-19
Call for Abstracts


Register Early to enjoy Early Bird discounts

There are amazing discounts across different tiers and cateogries of registration. You can enjoy these early bird rates if you register early.

The earlier you submit your abstracts for reviews also, the faster the technical committee can review them and give you a response.

Register Now
  • Easy online registration & payment.
  • Instant confirmation of payment with e-receipt in your email.
  • Book your hotel from the registration portal.

FAQ & Information You Need

Find answers to all your questions about the conference. If you can't find answers to your question, please send us a message.
  • Conference Fees and Payments
    The conference fees depend on the category of membership and on the time you register. There is super-early bird registration, early bird and late registration and on-site registration. The different categories of registrations and their prices are available on the registration page.

    Once your registration is complete, you will be sent to a page on which you can make payments using your card and you will also receive bank details for payments in your email and by SMS.

    The payment link will be activated once your registration is submitted, but you can come back to make payments later. However your payment needs to be done before the registration discount expires.
  • Abstracts and Presentations
    If you have any scientific paper or research you wish to present at PANCONF, you can submit it to the technical committee for review.

    We have an abstract submission form which you can use to send your paper or you can email it to abstracts@pan-ng.org .
  • Hotels and Accommodation
    We have negotiated discounted prices from premium hotels in the city of Uyo. These prices are only available if you make your reservation through the conference booking platform.

    Once you complete your registration, you will be granted access to the hotel booking portal where you can make your resevration. You can also make payment through the portal. Only hotels that are fully paid for will be confirmed.
  • Participation for Non-Members?
    We have a category for accompanying members in the registration categories. Non-members can select that category and register.

Poster Specifications for PANCONF 2022

Size: 24inches by 36 inches
Paper type: Gloss
Sections:
- Title
- Author names with affiliations and emails. Underline presenting author name
- Introduction or objectives
- Methods
- Results
- Conclusions and/ or discussion
- Maximum of five references
- Acknowledgements
Font type: Times new roman; Arial
Font size:
- Title: minimum of 50 points
- Subheadings: 36 points
- Body: 24 points

Sponsorships, Exhibition & Adverts

We welcome reputable organizations and agencies willing to partner with this conference through adverts and sponsorships or by owning an exhibition booth, please get in touch with us through admin@pan-ng.org or fill a sponsorship request form here.

Tours and Recreatonal Activities

We have a lot of amazing and recreative activities lined up for you to choose from. Uyo is a beautiful and amazing city, you shouldn't visit and only stay within the confines of the itinerary. You may want to add an extra day to your schedule to explore the options we have for you. Details will be made available later..

Speakers for PANCONF 2022 and their Designations

We are carefully selecting speakers who are leading voices in the practice and research of paediatrics globally
they will all be joining us live in Uyo in January 2022.

Professor Nwadiuto Akani

Professor of Paediatrics, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital

Prof Joy C. Ebenebe

Professor of Paediatrics, Consultant Paediatrician Social/Community Paediatrics and Nephrology Department of Paediatrics NAUTH, Nnewi, Anambra state.

Prof. Josephat Chinawa

Consultant Paediatrician, Paediatric Cardiology/Adolescent firm Department of Paediatrics, UNN/UNTH

Professor Barakat Adeola Animasahun

Consultant Paediatrician & Professor of Paediatric Cardiology, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital

Dr Uduak Okomo

Clinical Assistant Professor, Maternal & Newborn Health, Vaccines & Immunity Theme MRC Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Dr. Kayode Adeniran

Chief Consultant Paediatrician/ Endocrinologist, Department of Paediatrics, FMC Asaba

Dr. Martin Ota (MBBch, FWACP, FRCP, PhD)

Director, Senior Clinical Read-outs Team Leader CLS-Global Clinical Operations- Development- R&D GSK

Prof. Ekanem Ekure MD

Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Lagos & Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria and Chairman of Committee: PAN-UNICEF project on control of pneumonia in Nigeria.

Dr. Diana Bianchi

Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Prof. Peter Krawitz (MD, PhD)

Director of the Institute for Genomic Statistics and Bioinformatics of University Hospital Bonn, Germany

Dr. Jennifer Posey MD, PhD. Houston, Texas.

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular & Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

Dr. John Ovuoraye

Director/Head Newborn Branch FMOH

Dr. Pauline Tindana PhD

University of Ghana school of Public Health, Accra, Ghana
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LOC Members

These are the members of the Local Organizing Committee and other sub-committees working to make PANCONF 2022 awesome.

Professor Enobong Ikpeme

Chairman

Dr. Eno Nyong

Vice Chairman

Dr. Frances Okpokowuruk

Secretary

Dr. Mkpouto Akpan

Treasurer

Dr. Iso Oloyede

Chairman, Scientific Committee

Dr. Solomon Bassey

ICT & Publicity

Important Articles to Read

As we plan and approach PANCONF 2022, there will be a lot of information we may need to pass across,
please read all the articles and information.

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