PAST FAMSA ACTIVITIES (1995 – 2018)

1. AN INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON PRIMARY HEALTH with special tours on women and children.
Venue: Makerere University Kampala, Uganda.
Date: April, 1995.

2. A REGIONAL CONFERENCE
Theme: Environmental Health in Africa – forum on safe drinking water and sanitation at
Venue: WITS Medical School South Africa.
Date: 1st to 8th April, 1996.

3. FAMSA WEST REGIONAL CONFERENCE
Theme: Challenges of health care delivery in Africa in the 21st Century
Venue: University College Hospital, Ibadan and Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos,
Nigeria.
Date: 24th to 29th March, 1998.

4. A REGIONAL WORKSHOP on the theme: Living as an African Doctor in collaboration with the International Federation of Medical Student Association.
Venue: Suez canal University, Egypt
Date: 23rd to 28th July, 1998.

5. A RURAL HEALTH AWARENESS PROJECT on Prevention of HIV/AIDS and STDS among secondary school students in Oyo State Nigeria in collaboration with the Action
Group on Adolescent Health (AGAH) June 1999.

6. THE 1ST FAMSA INTERNET WORKSHOP
Theme: The Role of Internet in Medicine and Research
Venue: University College Hospital Ibadan Nigeria.
Date: 19th to 20th January, 2000.

7. FAMSA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND 24TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Theme: Stemming The Tide, Tackling African Reproductive Health Challenges of The 21st Century- Need for Regional Cooperation.
Venue: College of Medicine, University of Ibadan
Date: 22nd to 28th July, 2001.

8. FAMSA REGIONAL SEMINAR
Theme: African Democracies, Towards Peace and Health
Venue: College of Medicine, University of Ibadan
Date: 26th April, 2002.

9. FAMSA REGIONAL CONFERENCE
Theme: Role of Students in Curbing HIV/AIDS
Venue : Faculté de Sciences de Santé, Niamey, Niger République.
Date: 22nd to 26th May, 2002.

10. FAMSA REGIONAL CONFERENCE
Theme: War, Aids and the African Child
Venue: University College Hospital, Ibadan
Date: 26th to 29th October, 2004

11. WORLD HEALTH DAY COMMEMORATION 2006
Theme: Enhancing the Effectiveness of the Health workforce
Venue: University College Hospital, Ibadan
Event : Symposium
Date: 7th April, 2006

12. WORLD HEALTH DAY COMMEMORATION 2007
Theme: International health Security
Venue: University College Hospital, Ibadan
Event : Press Conference
Date: 7th April, 2007

13. WORLD HEALTH DAY COMMEMORATION 2008
Theme: Protecting Health from Climate Change
Venue: University College Hospital, Ibadan
Event: Symposium
Date: 7th April, 2008

14. WORLD SIGHT DAY COMMEMORATION 2015 in conjunction with Ophthalmology department, University College Hospital, Ibadan.
Theme: Eye Care for All
Event: Health Outreach
Date: 8th October, 2015.

15. WORLD HEALTH DAY COMMEMORATION 2016
Theme: Halt the rise: Beat diabetes
Venue: Awanibaku Community, Ibadan.
Event: Community Health Awareness Programme
Date: 7th April, 2016.

16. FAMSA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND 30TH GENERAL ASEMBLY
Theme: Nutrition as a Sustainable Key in the Emergence and Development of Africa: Role of
Medical Students and Youths in its Implementation.
Venue: University of Buea, Cameroon, South Western Region
Date: 4th to 9th April, 2016.

17. WORLD SIGHT DAY COMMEMORATION 2016 in conjunction with Ophthalmology department, University College Hospital, Ibadan.
Theme: Stronger Together
Venue: Adeoyo Maternity Hospital, Ibadan.
Event: Health Outreach
Date: 13th October, 2016.

18. ANTIBIOTICS AWARENESS WEEK COMMEMORATION 2016
Theme: Antibiotics: Handle with Care
Event: Online Campaign
Date: 14th to 20th November, 2016.

19. WORLD AIDS DAY 2016 COMMEMORATION in conjunction with University of Ibadan Medical Students Association (UIMSA) and University of Ibadan Students Union.
Theme: Hands up for #HIVprevention
Venue: University of Ibadan
Event: Health Outreach
Date: 1st December, 2016.

20. FAMSA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND 31ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Theme: Promotion of Healthy Living; The Role of Medical Students
Venue: Niger Delta University, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
Date: 13th to 17th September, 2017.

21. WORLD HEART DAY COMMEMORATION 2017
Theme: Share the Power
Event: Online Campaign
Date: 30th September, 2017.

22. WORLD SIGHT DAY COMMEMORATION 2017 in conjunction with Ophthalmology department University College Hospital, Ibadan.
Theme: Make Vision Count
Venue: Adeoyo Maternity Hospital, Ibadan.
Event: Health Outreach
Date: 12th October, 2017

23. BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH COMMEMORATION 2017
Event: Online Campaign and Community Health Awareness Programme
Date: 1st to 31st October, 2017.
Highlight: The Pink Project in conjunction with Project Pink Blue
Venue: The University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.

24. ANTIMICROBIAL AWARENESS WEEK 2017
Theme: Antimicrobial Awareness: A global call to healthcare professionals
Event: English Webinar Session with Dr. K.O Buabeng on 16th November, 2017.
Date: 13th to 19th November, 2017.

25. WORLD DIABETES DAY COMMEMORATION 2017
Theme: Women and diabetes: Our right to a healthy future
Event: Online Campaign
Date: 14th November, 2017.

26. WORLD AIDS DAY COMMEMORATION 2017
Theme: My Health, My Right
Event: Online campaign in conjunction with European Medical Students’ Association (EMSA)
Highlight: World Aids Day Quiz
Date: 1st December, 2017.

27. WORLD CANCER DAY COMMEMORATION 2018
Theme: We can, I can
Event: Online Campaign and Webinar Session
Date: 4th February, 2018.

28. FAMSA GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE
Theme: Repositioning healthcare in Africa
Event: Scientific conference, Research presentations and General Assembly
Date: 18th-24th of November 2018.