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The National Institute for Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
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CONFERENCES & SEMINARS ATTENDED

National Scientific Conference On Update On HIV/AIDS And Opportunistic Infections. Nigerian Society Of Immunology, NIMR, Lagos. 12th - 15th November, 2000.

Workshop On Epi-Info, Textbase Alpha And Textbase Beta: Federal Vaccine Laboratory, Yaba, Lagos. Organized For The Project Team On Early And Appropriate Treatment Of Childhood Fevers In Nigeria.

WHO-Sponsored Capacity Building Workshop For Operational Research In Malaria In The African Region. Mukuba Hotels Ndola, Zambia, 5th - 16th August 2002.

SAHEL Roll Back Malaria Initiative: Consensus Building Workshop, Niamey, Niger Republic 25th - 28th April, 2001.

SAHEL Roll Back Malaria Initiative: National Plan Of Action Workshop - Kano, Nigeria. 20th -23rd November, 2001.

Workshop On Ethical Issues In Health Research, Rockview Hotel Abuja, Nigeria, (Organized By Havard School Of Public Health) At 3rd - 7th December, 2001.

Nigeria - Niger Joint Commission For Co-Operation In Health Matters Meeting Katsina 28th - 31st January 2002.

Malaria Research Leaders Workshop, Usa Raver, Arusha, Tanzania. 23rd - 28th November 2002.

Workshop: Development Of Curricula For Training And Education In Traditional Medicine In Nigeria: Jos 30th May - 2nd June 2002.

DR. E. O. IDIGBE
Annual Conference of the Fund for International AIDS Research and Education (Theme: HIV/AIDS and TB: The African Perspective) Eko Hotel Lagos. 5 -8 June, 2000 Paper Presented: Current Trend of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.

The XIII International Conference on AIDS. Durban, South Africa. 9 -14 July, 2000. Paper Presented: The Profile of HIV/AIDS associated opportunistics infections in Nigeria.

The International Conference on Health Research and Development. Bangkok, Thailand. 18-24 November, 2000. Paper Presented: Capacity Building for Health Research in Nigeria.

DR. A. ADEIGA
Commercialization of Research and Development output to Domestic Industry Operators. Abuja 17 - 18 May 2000.

AFRO/IMCI Operations Research Regional Conference 3 - 6, October, 2000. Lusaka, Zambia. Paper Presented: "Infant Immunization Coverage in Hard to Reach Area of Lagos Metropolis".

WHO/USAID/MPI Agency Training on house to house strategy of polio Immunization, Management of Vaccines, Assessment of cold chain facilities. Advocacy and social mobilization for mass polio immunization. Kano. June 2000.

DR. C. C. ONUBOGU
The British Medical Journal - Nigerian Medical Forum Health Writing Workshop, 24th May, 2000.

Fund for International AIDS Research and Education. Eko Le Meridien, Lagos. 5 - 8 June 2000.
Workshop on Research Methodology, NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 11 - 13 December, 2000.

Annual Scientific Conference of Nigerian Society for Immunology, NIMR, Yaba. 12 - 15 November, 2000.

DR. R. A. AUDU
The British Medical Journal - Nigerian Medical Forum Health Writing Workshop, 24th May, 2000.

Rotavirus Workshop in MRC/MEDUNSA, South Africa. 6-28 July, 2000.

Fund for International AIDS Research and Education International Symposium on HIV/AIDS and TB: An African Perspective. 5-8 June, 2000.

Path 2000: The 40th Annual Congress of the Federation of South African Societies of Pathology in Warm baths, South Africa 2-5 July, 2000.

DR (MRS) N. IDIKA
Fortified Food safety and Food Handling: Toward Food Enrichment and Fortification for Survival of Nigerian Children. Workshop organized by UNICEF/JUTH, Jos, 14-15 November, 2000.

AFRO/IMCI Operations Research Regional Conference 3 - 6, October, 2000. Lusaka, Zambia. Paper Presented: "Care seeking practices of mothers of children under five years with acute respiratory infections in some rural areas of Abia State, Nigeria.

K. S. OYEDEJI
Annual Scientific Conference of Nigerian Society for Immunology NIMR, Yaba. 12-15 November, 2000.

DR. D. I. ONWUJEKWE
XIII African Regional Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Conakry, Guinea: 24-27 May, 2000.

Conference on TB, HIV/AIDS. Funds for International Research and Education (FIARE), Eko Hotel, Lagos 5-8 June, 2000.

E. J. UHUNMWANGHO
Fund for International AIDS Research and Education. Eko Le Meridien, Lagos 5-8 June, 2000.

Annual Scientific Conference of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientist of Nigeria, Abuja. 2000.

C. T. OPARAUGO
FIARE HIV/AIDS SYMPOSIUM ON HIV/AIDS and TB: An African Perspective. Eko Le Meridien, Lagos. 5-8 June, 2000.

IMLT Conference 2000 (Theme: HIV/AIDS Diagnosis Management and Prevention. Abuja 16-19 August 2000).

NSI Conference (Theme: Update on HIV/AIDS and Opportunistic Infections) NIMR, Lagos. 12-15 November, 2000.

Capacity Building Workshop for Research Staff, NIMR, Lagos. 12-15 December, 2000.

2001

DR ONI IDIGBE
The OAU Heads of State Summit on HIV/AIDS and TB. International Conference Centre, Abuja 24-27 April, 2001. Paper Presented: A research focus for HIV/AIDS, TB and other related infections diseases in Africa.

Concensus meeting on the National Comprehensive Research Plan of Action: National HIV/AIDS Research Network. Pioneer Hotel, Abuja. 6-8 July, 2001.

Conference on Research Consultation on the Care of HIV/AIDS: Affected Mothers and Children in Africa. Garborome, Botswana. 25-29 March, 2001. Paper Presented: Mother to child transmission of HIV; the Nigerian situation.

Consultative Meeting on the Managemetn of NOMA Programme in the African Region, Harare, Zimbabwe. 18-21 March, 2001.

Annual Meeting of the WHO Regional Network of HIV Laboratories in Africa. Sofitel Hotel. Dakar, Senegal. 12-16 May, 2001. Paper Presented: An update on the NIMR New Human Virology Laboratory.

The Annual Meeting of the International Union of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases. Palace de congress, Paris 18-24 November, 2001. Paper presented: The interaction between HIV infections and TB in Nigeria: Implication for HIV management and TB control.

Global Forum for Health Research. The 10/90 gap in Health Research: Assessing the Progress. International Conference Centre, Geneva. 9-12 October, 2001.

XII International Conference on HIV/STD in Africa. Ouagadougou 2000 centre. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. 9-13 December, 2001.

DR. A. ADEIGA
Nigerian Veterinary Association Meeting; Lagos Chapter 19-20 April, 2001. Paper Presented: Need for surveillance of Rabies Virus in the Saliva of Apparently Healthy Dogs.

International Conference on Environment and Development, Abuja. 16-17 August, 2001.

WHO/USAID/NPI Agency Training on Disease Surveillance for Polio and Measles. Abuja. April 2001.

DR. C. C. ONUBOGU
Capacity Building Workshop for Project Designing and Paper Writing. NIMR, Yaba Lagos. 12-14 December, 2001.

OAU Summit Conference on AIDS and other Health Disease, International Conference Centre, Abuja. 12-14 May, 2001.

DR. R. A. AUDU
AmplicorTM PCR Diagnostics Product Training for Monitoring of HIV viral load. Project Retro-CI (CDC Laboratory, Abidjan) Cote de voire. 8-18 October, 2001.

Training Workshop on Application of the GAG HMA Technique for identification of HIV-1 Genetic Subtypes and inter-subtype Recombinants in Southern and Eastern Africa. Cape Town, South Africa. 26 November - 1 December, 2001.

12th International Conference on AIDS and STDS in Africa. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. 9-13 December, 2001.

DR (MRS) N. IDIKA
Research Protocol Development Workshop organized by Federal Ministry of Health/WHO, Lagos. 16-21 July, 2001.

3rd NSF International Symposium and Technology Expo on small Drinking Water and Water Systems: Treatment management and finance. Washington DC, USA. 22-25 April, 2001. Paper presented: Solar Radiation Method of Water Purification; A potential way of Reducing Morbidity and Mortality due to Diarrhoea Diseases.

Annual Conference of the Nigerian Water and Sanitation Association (NIWASA). Lagos. March 2001. Paper presented: Water Purification; Strategy for reducing water borne diseases in Nigeria.


K. S. OYEDEJI
UNESCO (Short term fellowship in Biotechnology) Hospital Pellegrin, Helicobacter Laboratory, Universite de Bordeaux 11, Bordeaux, France. 18 May - July 31, 20001.

Capacity Building Workshop for Project designing and paper writing, NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 12-14 December, 2001.

E.J OTIVE-IGBUZOR
Use of phage in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis Biotec Laboratories, SAIMR, Cape Town South Africa. November, 2001.

DR. D. I. ONWUJEKWE
XIII International Conference on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. December 2001.

MRS. R. N. OKOYE
NAFDAC Workshop on packaged water, fruit juices and other water based drinks. NIMR, 21-22 June, 2001.

E.J. UHUNMWANGHO
Annual Scientific Conference of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists. Bine 3 Hotels, Ltd, Aba Abia State. 21-26 August, 2001.

NAFDAC Workshop on packaged water, fruit juices and other water based drinks. NIMR Yaba, Lagos. 21-22 June, 2001.

C.T. OPARAUGO
Application of a Detuned Assay as a tool for Estimating HIV-1 Incident cases for purposes of future HIV-1 Vaccine Trials, Virus Research Institute. Entebbe, Uganda. 29 October - 2 November, 2001.

2002

DR. E.O. IDIGBE
21st session of African Advisory Committee for Health Research and Development. Radisson Hotel, St. Louis, Mauritus. 22-25 April, 2002.

First African AIDS Vaccine Programme (AAVP) Forum. Tulip Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa. 3-5 June, 2002.

Global Health Forum: Post Eradication Polio Control. Majestic Hotel, Annecy, France. 2002.

The XIV International Conference on AIDS. Barcelona, Spain. July 2002.

Workshop on Data Management in Public Health Projects. Harvard School of Public Health, Boston USA. 12-16 August, 2002.

1st Meeting of Director-Generals of National Public Health Institute. Island of Bellagio, Milan, Italy. 16-19 October, 2002. Paper presented: Challenges for Health Research in the Developing Countries.

Global Forum for Health Research: Gathering of Medical Research Councils on the occasion of Forum 6. Arusha, Tanzania. 12-15 November, 2001.

Meeting of the African Regional HIV/AIDS Network of Public Health Laboratories. M-Plaza Hotel, Accra, Ghana. 20-22 November, 2002.

DR. A. ADEIGA
Training Workshop for Health Workers on School Environment. Lagos. 7-9 January, 2002. Paper Presented: Health Hazards in a School Environment.

Modern Techniques in Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Diseases of Public Health Importance in Nigeria. NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 6 August 2002.

DR. C. C. ONUBOGU
Training on the use of Phage Amplification Technology for rapid diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis, NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 16-18 April, 2002.

Workshop on Cylab Organised by International Family Foundation in collaboration with NIMR for CD4 count. 18-20 September, 2002.

Modern Techniques in Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Diseases of Public Health Importance in Nigeria. NIMR Yaba, Lagos. 6th August, 2002.

Role of Medical Laboratory Scientist in the diagnosis control and prevention of micro-organisms associated with water borne diseases. Conference Hall, Psychiatric Hospital, Lagos. 15th April, 2002.

DR. R. A. AUDU
International NIPRD and CAVIDI Workshop on HIV monitoring. Abuja. 5-7 August, 2002.

14th International AIDS Conference, Barcelona, Spain. 7-12, 2002.

DR (MRS) N. IDIKA
Workshop on Waster Management and Pollution in the Niger Delta in the 21st Century organized by Rivers State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources. 24-27 September, 2002. Paper Presented: The Health Implication of Mineral Contaminants in Water.

E. J. OTIVE-IGBUZOR
Training on the use of Phage Amplification Technology for rapid diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis. NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 16-18 April, 2002.

International Course on Research Methods for the Promotion of Lung Health organized by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD), Aberdare Country Club, Nyeri, Kenya. 7-13 April, 2002.

MRS. R. N. OKOYE
Use of Phage Amplification Technology. NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 16-18 April, 2002.

Modern Techniques in Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Disease of Public Health Importance in Nigeria. NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 6 August, 2002.

Role of Medical Laboratory Scientist in the diagnosis, control and prevention of micro organisms associated with water borne diseases. Conference Hall, Psychiatric Hospital, Lagos. 15th April, 2002.

E. J. UHUNMWANGHO
Role of Medi cal Laboratory Scientist in the diagnosis, control and prevention of micro organisms associated with water borne diseases. Conference Hall, Psychiatric Hospital, Lagos. 15th April, 2002.

The key diagnosis of communicable diseases. Conference Hall, Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba. 18th April, 2002.

Medical Laboratory Scientists Week. Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. 9-11 December, 2002. Paper Presented: Health Implications of Child Abuse in Resource Poor Countries.

The World Children's Day. 27 May, 2002. Paper Presented: Epidemiology of Intestinal Worms in Children ( a keynote address).

Worldwide Biomedical Laboratory Science Day. April, 2002. Paper Presented: Water-borne disease - An overview.

K. S. OYEDEJI
DAAD Short Term Fellowship Training in Molecular Methods on the Diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori. University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany. 1st June - 19th September, 2002.

West African Biotechnology Workshop on Modern Molecular Biology (organised by ICRO-UNESCO-EMBO), University of Lagos, Lagos. 13-26 May, 2002.

XV International Workshop on gastrointestinal pathology and Helicobacter. Athens, Greece. 11-14 September, 2002.
C. T. OPARAUGO
Sensitization Workshop on ARV Clinical Trial for Health Workers. NIPRD, Abuja. 8th January, 2002.

DR. D. I. ONWUJEKWE
Training on Prevention Measures Against Transmission of HIV in Nigeria. Japan International Collaboration Centre (JICA), Hokkaido International Center. Sapporo and Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan. 2nd February - 2nd March, 2002.

N. ONYEJEPU
Research Methodology for the promotion of lung health for developing countries (organized by International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD) and Kenyan Institute of Medical Research. Abedere Country Club, Nyeri Kenya. 7-13 April, 2002.

The use of Phage Amplification Technology in the diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis. NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 16-18 April, 2002.

Modern Techniques in the Clinical Diagnosis and Management of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria. NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 6th August, 2002.

Management of HIV/AIDS for health professionals workshop (organized by the Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON). Oba Akenzua multi cultural centre, Benin City. 23rd August, 2002.

Research Areas in HIV/AIDS: HIV/AIDS drug therapy; New drugs/vaccine development - progress and challenges, scientific seminars organized by NIMR, Lagos. 14th October, 2002.

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY DIVISION
TRAINING 2000

NEIMOGHA M. T.
Training on Immunological Methods. NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. November 12th-15th 2000.

BAMIDELE MOSES
International Training course on Laboratory Diagnosis of Common Diarrhoeal Disease Agent. Sasakawa International Training Centre International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research. Bangladesh 10th - 21st September, 2000.

Continue Progressive Development Course for Medical Laboratory Scientists on Genetic Engineering. Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Nigeria. July 23rd - 29th 2000.

SMITH S. I.
Post Doctoral Training. Technical University Hospital, Dresden, Germany. January - December 2000.

BRAI B.I.C.
Workshop on New Trends in Separation Techniques and Structure Elucidation. 15-20 May, 2000.

AHMED O. A.
Fund for International AIDS Research and Education. June 5 - 8, 2000

MRS. EFIENEMOKWU
Fund for International AIDS Research and Education. June 5 - 8, 2000

UDEAJA MARIAM
The key to the diagnosis of communicable diseases. Psychiatric Hospital, Lagos. 18th April, 2000.

2001
SMITH S. I
Post Doctoral Training. Laboratoire de Bacteriologie Universite Victor Segaten. Bordeaux-11, Bordeaux France. May - July, 2001.


NEIMOGHA M. T .
Training on injection control. LUTH, Nigeria. September - October 2001.

UDEAJA MARIAM
Harmonized Microplanning for polomylitis eradication initiative. Warri, Nigeria. 20th - 21st March, 2001.

Plasma Viral Load and Survivalin HIV infections in West Africa. NIMR. September 2001.

2002.
NEIMOGHA M .T.
Training on Molecular methods. University of Lagos/NIMR. 18-30 May, 2002

Training on the Use of Phage Amplification Technology. NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 16-18 April, 2002.

AHMED O. A.
Training on the Use of Phage Amplification Technology. NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 16-18 April, 2002.

UDEAJA MARIAM
Training on the Use of Phage Amplification Technology. NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 16-18 April, 2002.

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