The Forum for Local Government Nurses and Midwives (FOLGONM) Lagos State Chapter, an affiliate of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, is set to hold her 10th Annual Conference/ Scientific Workshop, from 15 to 18 October 2019, at the Adeyemi Bero Hall, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.
Themed “Sustainable Development Goals: Nurses at the Forefront of Transforming Lives Today and Tomorrow”, the conference is designed to equip participants with the necessary skillset in latest procedural and innovation in improved, universal and accessible health service delivery at the third tier of health services in the state.
Expected to be in attendance at the conference are : Nurses and midwives, chairman/secretary, primary health care board, executive chairman, local government service commission chairman/secretary, executive chairmen/secretaries of 20 LGAs/37 LCDAs, council managers/council treasurers, directors of administration and special duties, directors of finance, special advisers on health matters, wives of local government chairmen, supervisory councillors for health, leaders of local government health authorities, leaders of ward health committees, non-government organisations/allied health workers, and others.
With “No Health without Mental Health: Exploring Tools for True PHC Integration” as the sub-theme, the conference has a lot to offer all participants beyond the experiences of past conferences.
Going by the large turnout of healthcare practitioners, about 1500 that will participate in the conference, Jospehine A. Ajayi, FOLGONM secretary, urged pharmaceutical companies, and corporate organisations to take advantage of the opportunity to showcase their products and services to the teeming members across health teams working in primary, secondary and tertiary health institutions within and outside Lagos.
She said available promotional offers for pharmaceutical companies to latch onto are: advert placements in the conference bags, programmes or jotters, daily exhibition, advertising in back covers, banners, and stands e.t.c., at negotiable rates.
“Interested advertisers and exhibitors can contact the FOLGONM State Chairman on 08030782914 or the conference consultant Mr Esan on 08038263442 or 08023103293, for more information”, she stated.