The Nigeria Hub of the National Institute of Health Research Global Surgery Unit (NIHR GSU), domiciled in the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos (CMUL) is set to host the Annual Meeting of NIHR GSU, as scheduled below:
Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Lagos Marriot Hotel, Joel Ogunnaike Street, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.
The NIHR Global Surgery Unit Annual Meeting is a significant international event that brings together leading experts, researchers, and practitioners in the field of global surgery from around the world. The meeting serves as a platform for in-depth discussions, knowledge sharing, and collaborative efforts to address critical challenges in surgical care and healthcare systems on a global scale.
The Nigeria Hub of NIHR GSU is a research center amidst many collaborators. It is funded by the United Kingdom (UK) National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and currently supports twenty-seven (27) spoke hospitals from Colleges of Medicine, Teaching Hospitals and Federal Medical Centres across Nigeria.
The Hub is led by a Professor of Surgery (Paediatric and Surgical Epidemiology) in the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos (CMUL), Professor Adesoji Ademuyiwa, who is also the Head of the Paediatric Surgery Unit, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
The University of Lagos, through the Nigeria Hub, has a collaboration with team members of the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery such as the University of Birmingham, University of Edinburgh and several hubs.