2ND CONFERENCE: Improving Quality Standards in the Nigeria Healthcare System

The Society for Quality in Healthcare in Nigeria hosted its 2nd Annual Confereence with the theme “Improving Quality Standards in the Nigeria Health System” on July 6th 2010 at the Muson Center’s Agip Hall in Lagos. This Conference was well attended by over 180 old and new members of the Society. Speakers at the Conference included subject matter experts as well as individuals involved in Quality improvement efforts in their specific institutions.

Presentations and Scientific Papers from the Conference are now available for download. Please select the presentation of your choice below by clicking on the topics. To view the profile of each Speaker click on the name.

For the complete conference report, please click on 2010 Conference Report

Key Note Speakers include:

Key Presenters:

1.     Incorporating patient safety practice in the Nigerian Healthcare System by Mr. Christopher  Ente, Imperial College London.

2.     Infecton Control- An Overview by Professor Folashade Ogunshola, College of Medicine University of Lagos.

3.     Infection control and prevention in public hospitals, An integrated approach by Dr. Christoph Hammelman, Country Director, FHI/GHAIN.

4.     Quality management of medical care by Dr. Hasheem  Saidu, Medical Director NNPC.

5.     Role of evidenced based medicine in clinical quality assurance by Dr.  Bosede Afolabi, Dept of OB/GYN, LUTH.

6.     Challenges of neonatal care in Nigeria by Dr. Elizabeth Disu, Dept of Neonatology, LASUTH.


Short Paper Presenters:

1.     The use of SBMR approach to improve quality of care and malaria control in Akwa Ibom by  Professor Emmanuel Otolorin, JHPIEGO Nigeria.

2.     Patient safety in assisted conception by Dr. Richard Ajayi, Bridge Clinic Lagos.

3.     Patient Safety: Crossing the Quality Chasm the Technology Way by Dr. Segun Adeniji, Ampersand Logistics UK.

4.     Ensuring quality systems and standards in laboratory services by  Dr. Taiwo Sonoiki, Pathcare Nigeria.

5.     Integrating clinical audit in daily clinical practice by Dr. Nnamdi Nwogwugwu, BPS Healthcare (UK) Ltd.

6.     Measuring health system performance in delivering quality care by  Dr. Shola Adeyemi, Statsxperts International Consulting Ltd

Update on the Society’s Activities by Mrs. Njide Ndili, Secretary to the Society

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