Establishment of Medical Mission by Nigerian Physicians in Americas Commended by NIDCOM


Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians In Diaspora Commission,(NIDCOM), has applauded the efforts of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas ( ANPA) for their continued commitment to providing free medical services to Nigerians across the states.

Dabiri-Erewa stated this when she received Executive Members of the Association led by their President Dr Chinyere Anyaogu at the NIDCOM Lagos Office. 

The NIDCOM boss informed the delegation of the intention of  President Bola Tinubu's Administration to engage with Nigerian doctors in the Diaspora more strategically, adding that she expect more collaborations in due course.

She further commended the Association and other health professionals for coming to the country to build world class hospitals and also for emphasizing on training and capacity building for healthcare professionals during the ANPA’s Convention. 

She emphasized that NIDCOM would continue to work with the Association and encourage every state in the country to support what the Association is doing by adding value and making a difference.


She expressed hope for  a bigger platform, under the Federal Ministry of Health for Diaspora Doctors to contribute their quota to  healthcare development in the country and welcome the idea that the 2025 Medical Mission and Convention would be hosted in Lagos.

President, ANPA, Dr. Chinyere Anyaogu, intimated the NIDCOM Chairman/CEO, of the forthcoming ANPA Week Medical Mission which will be holding in Umuahia, Abia state.

She explained that the Association comprises of professionals in different medical fields and sought for inter- disciplinary collaborations with healthcare professionals in the country, an arrangement which would eventually lead to transfer of knowledge from both parties and enhanced quality healthcare delivery in the country. 

The ANPA President explained further that the medical interventions cover all medical areas in the healthcare system and many medical professionals would be participating with special emphasis on  training and capacity building.

 The Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA) is a non-profit Organization whose vision is ‘a healthier Nigeria and healthier world’, an objective which is achieved through various medical missions and empowerment of relevant stakeholders to deliver quality healthcare in Nigeria and the global community.

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