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Recession: HEWAN holds Symposium on mental health

A host of medical experts in key public and private areas of the health industry are set to deliberate on salient issues of healthcare delivery in Nigeria as the Health Writers Association of Nigeria (HEWAN) holds its 7th annual symposium themed: “Mental Health in A Recessed Economy”.

Leading the discussion as Guest lecturer is the Acting Medical Director, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Dr. Richard Adebayo.

Among other topics for presentation are “Disease Outbreaks: The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Experience”, by the CEO, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu; and “The Burden of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria” presented by Director General, NACA, Dr. Sani Aliyu.

Chief Host of the event chaired by the Chief Medical Director of LUTH, Prof Chris Bode, at the Surgical Skills Centre, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, on March 3, 2017, is the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris.


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