Message from the President June-July 2016

We will be soon gathering in Abuja, Nigeria to attend the 33rd FIMA Council meeting and FIMA-IMAN scientific meeting from 18-23rd July 2016. The organizers are working tirelessly day and night with a great spirit of teamwork and dynamism to make this event a success. The local program will start on Friday 15th July when a Press Conference will be held to introduce the FIMA 2016 meeting and activities. Special Jumat service will be held at National Mosque Abuja. General medical outreach to rural areas around Abuja is also arranged on Friday. On Saturday July 16, 2016 VVF (vesico-vaginal fistula surgeries) and cataracts urgeries are planned. Visit to IDPs Abuja camp has been planned for Sunday July 17th.


FIMA council meeting program will start on Monday July 18th2016 with arrival of Council Members in Abuja and FIMA pre council ExCo meeting in the evening. The meeting will be formally inaugurated on Tuesday and will continue on Wednesday. A parallel Students Leadership training workshop will be conducted on Tuesday and Wednesday 19th 20th July 2016. IMAN/FIMAScientific Meeting will be held on 21-22ndJuly 21, 2016 at Nicon Luxury Hotel Main Hall.


The first plenary session with scientific papers presentation will be chaired by Professor Abdul Adogie. The second scientific Session shall be presided over by Professor Taufiq Ibrahim. Aparallel session of CIMCO presentations will also be held. After dinner and Isha prayers Gala Dinner will be held and FIMA lifetime achievement award will be given to Professor Jurnalisud Din from Indonesia. The third scientific session will be held on Friday with a parallel IHC session. Ameeting of addiction working group will be held as a separate session.


HIV/AIDS Seminar will be held in the evening. On Saturday July 23rd a guided tour around Abuja City/ Courtesy visit to some personalities shall be held.


All the IMAs, associates and affiliates are requested to make it convenient to attend the meetings. It will be a life time opportunity to visit the heart of Africa and to witness a new world around you. The President of IMA Nigeria Dr. Ismail Salisu and his team of ardent workers is waiting for the FIMA fraternity and can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Dr. Tanveer Zubairi
President, FIMA

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