Theme: “Looking to the future”

Hello! We would like to invite you to join us to at the MANSAG Annual Conference and Ball on 25th – 27th of October 2019.

We will have an array of exiting expert speakers. Hot lunch and 3-course dinner will be provided. Annual Ball will follow. It promises to be an exiting day of rigorous discussion, networking and fun.

Abstracts for posters and oral presentations can be submitted to trainee or by 11th of October 2019. 


Friday 25th October 2019: 18:00 – 21:30

– NHS Pensions – How are our futures affected?

– Youth Violence in the UK – A Public Health Issue?

– Presidents’ Round Table

Saturday 26th October 2019:

Plenary Session 1: The Future of Healthcare Provision

– Towards UHC: A digital Solution making healthcare affordable in Nigeria
Ms Njide Ndili, Country Manager, PharmAccess

– Health Technology: Opportunities & challenges for healthcare provision.
Ms Jacqueline Zimoch, Strategy & Operations, Google Health

– Digital Developments in the NHS
Dr. Sam Shah, Director for Digital Development, NHS X

– MG Wealth Management Ltd
Mr Sam Olufemi

Session 2: NHS, BME & Healthcare Reseach

– Explaining the Disproportionate Representation of BME Doctors in Fitness to Practice Concerns Dr Doyin Atewologun, Director, Gender Leadership & Inclusion Centre, Cranfield School of Management

– Role of International Doctors in the Future of NHS healthcare Delivery
Mr Tim Aldrich, Assistant-Director of Strategy, General Medical Council

– The Future of Healthcare Research in Africa
Prof Tumani Corrah, Director, Africa Research Excellence Fund, Emeritus Director, UK MRC, Gambia Unit

– Engaging and Optimising bicultural Expertise to improve quality of care
Prof. Aliko Ahmed, Director, Public Health England

– Keynote Lecture

LUNCH – Hot buffet lunch provided

Session 3: Reversing The Brain Drain

– Brain Drain / Brain Gain, Whose Benefit?

– Engaging Diaspora Experts for healthcare delivery in Nigeria
Dr Ibrahim Wada (OON), Founder & CEO, Nisa Premier Hospital

– Engaging with the Nigerian System – Case Studies
(i) Training Midwives & Health Practitioners in developing countries.
Dr Charles Ameh, Senior Clinical Lecturer, Deputy Head of Centre of Maternal & Newborn Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

(ii) Foundation Work: A midwife’s perspective
Duchess Nma Ofili, Midwife & Founder, Footprints Community Healthcare

– Financing Healthcare Investments
Ms Njide Ndili, Country Manager, PharmAccess

16:30 – 17:30 Annual General Meeting

17:30 – 18:00 Pictures & Getting ready for Ball

19:00 – 21:30 Gala Dinner (Seated 3-Course Meal)
Dress Code: Black Tie/Smart/Traditional

21:30 – 21:45 Closing Remarks & Vote of Thanks

21:45 – 01:00 Dance, Dance, Dance (Music by DJ Baj)

01:00 Carriages

Sunday 27th October 2019


– Breakfast

– Networking and Departure

All prices are inclusive of food and some drinks. On Friday evening, there will be a buffet dinner. On Saturday, tea, coffee and refreshments will be provided throughout the conference. There will also be a hot lunch and a 3-course seated dinner provided.

Grilled sea bass, tomato and cucumber salad red pepper honey and lime salsa
Pot roasted jerk chicken, yam spring onion and potato mash, baby corn & tomato & carrot gravy
Lemon & ginger tart with berries and mango coulis


Getting to the Location:
There are various ways to get to the hotel, including by car, public transport and ferry. Please input the provided address into your navigation system and you will be guided to it. For those who would like to use the ferry, a ferry pass can be provided at no extra cost if you are booked to stay at the hotel.

Car Parking:
There is a secure car park in the hotel and the price for this has been waived for those attending the conference. There is also a large availability for free parking outside the hotel and on the surrounding streets.

Things to do:
The event location takes advantage of its proximity and easy access to a host of activities, shopping centres and sight-seeing locations and as such if you are attending with spouses or children who do not want to attend the conference, please do let us know by Friday 11th October by e-mailing or and we will be able to organise a separate day programme for them.

We look forward to seeing you!

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