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The National Institute for Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
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Agomo P.U: Home Management of malaria in Ubakala community. Umuahia South LGA, Abia State, Nigeria. Practical at the National Seminar on "Priorities in Child Health Research" Ikeja Airport Hotel, Lagos. 26 - 28 September, 2000.

Agomo P.U., Akindele S.K., Onywuche J.I. and Idigbe E.O.: Update on malaria and HIV/AIDS. Papers presented at the National Conference of the Nigerian Society for immunology. NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 12 -15 November 2000.

Paper presented on "Working to promote better health and feeding of infants and mothers, through research and advocacy" on the occasion of a UNICEF/NCAC- organized symposium during the World Breastfeeding Week (Lagos, 2nd August, 2000) - By Dr. Kathleen N. Egbuna

Poster presentation at the 32nd Annual Conference and Scientific Meeting of the nutrition society of Nigeria at the (Ekpoma, 28th November, 2001) By Dr. Kathleen N. Egbuna.

Scientific Conference of Nigerian Association of Clinical Chemists; Topic: Modulation of Quinine Accumulation in Drug Resistant Plasmodium Falciparum parsitized cells. Venue: National Hospital, Abuja. Date: 6th - 7th September, 2001 By Mr. Aina O. O.

Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos. Topic: Preliminary Report on Pharmacokinetics of dihyfroartemisinin and mefloquine in children with acute uncomplicated falciparum malaria. Date: 11th - 12th June, 2002. By Mr. Aina O. O.

Dimorphism in plasmodium faliciparum studied in Lagos. A paper presented at the National Association of Clinical Chemist Conference held in Lagos. 6th - 7th September, 2001. By Mr. Agomo C. O.

26th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for parasitology. Topic: Insecticidal Activity of Plant Extracts against Anopheles Mosquitoes. Venue: Merit House, Aguyi Ironsi Street Maitama, Abuja. Date: 25th - 29th September, 2001. By Mr. H. O. Okoh

PARTICIPATION

Workshop on Priorities in Child Health Research in Nigeria.
The Nigerian applied research on child health (NARCH) project in collaboration with UNICEF/WHO Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria (26th - 29th September, 2000).

Research Capacity Building Workshop
Department for International Development (DFID) in collaboration with Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Yaba, Lagos. (12th - 14th December, 2000).

Maternal and Childhood Nutrition in the Poverty Alleviation Programme. "the Nutrition Society". International Centre for Women Development, Garki, Abuja (6th - 9th November, 2000).

National Scientific Conference of update on HIV/AIDS and Opportunistic Infection.
Nigerian Society of Immunology. Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos (12th - 13th November, 2000).

Guest Speaker at the launching of the National Policy on Food Safety and Hygiene by the Federal Ministry of Health of Ibro Hotel, Abuja 27th July, 2000.

Human Nutrition and the Challenges of the New Millenium. The Nutrition Society. Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria (27th November - 2nd December, 2001).

One day Symposium on "Nutrition Productivity and Nation Building" held at Muson Centre, Onikan Lagos, (November 6th 2001).

A one day symposium on :The Control of Parasitic Diseases Through Environmental Management" organized by the Nigerian Society for Parasitology "NSP" Lagos Branch held at Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Yaba, Lagos. (1st November, 2001).

Guest Lecturer at the 2nd edition of the Nestle Nutrition Duches Club - "Basic Nutrition". May 9th 2002 at all season plaza Agindigbi Road, Ikeja, Lagos.

A one day symposium and launching of the Nigerian Chapter of the World Mission Inc. in collaboration with NIMR - A programme of Care and Support for People Living with HIV/AIDS.

A one day symposium on "Nutrition, Food Security and Poverty Alleviation" held by Nestle Plc on November 5th 2002 at Muson Centre Onikan, Lagos.

"Repositioning Nutrition for National Development" The Nutrition Society of Nigeria. Held in NIMR Yaba, Lagos, on 27th - 30th November, 2002.

"Modern Techniques in Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Diseases of Public Health Importance". Nigerian Institute of Medical Research Annual Seminar. August 6th 2002.
BMJ-NMR Health - Writing Workshop: "How to read a paper/ How to write a paper/ How to publish a paper". British Medical Journal in association with the Nigerian Medical Forum, UK. Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. 15th - 18th May, 2000.

HIV/AIDS and TB: An African Perspective, Health and Nutritional Supplement for Adults and Children. Eko le' Meridian Hotels, Ikoyi, Lagos 4th - 8th June, 2000.

HIV/AIDS Diagnosis, Management and Prevention - The role of the Medical Laboratory Scientists. Abuja Sheraton Hotel and Towers 16th - 19th August, 2000.

Training of Trainers for National Immunization Days (NIDs) 2000. Royal Palace Hotels, Agbani Road, Enugu. 4th - 7th September 2000.

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

Harmonized Micro-Planning for 2001 NIDs and Implementation Training Royal Palace Hotels, Agbani Road, Enugu 20th - 21st March, 2001.

Use of Phage Amplification Technology in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis. NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 16th - 18th April, 2002.

The Key to the Diagnosis of Communicable Diseases. 18th April, 2002 at Conference Hall, Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba.

Prevention of Preventable Health Problem at NIMR Auditorium, Yaba.

Child Abuse in Resource-poor Countries at 9th - 11th December, 2002 at Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Lagos.

Role of Medical Laboratory Scientists in the diagnostics, control and prevention of Macro-organism associated with Food, and water-borne diseases. At Conference Hall Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba on April 15th 2002.

2 - 6 days Scientific Seminar on the use of power points and internet in Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba at Conference Room, NIMR-Yaba on 29th - 30th April, 2002.

Disease Surveillance, Control and Management in a Developing Society at Muson Centre Onikan, Lagos.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Course for Medical Laboratory Scientists on Genetic Engineering held at Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. July 23rd - 29th 2000.

Viral load Monitoring and Response to Antiretroviral Therapy. Organizers: Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, Yaba, Lagos. 21st December, 2001.

Scientific Conference of Nigeria Association of Clinical Chemists. Organizers: Nigerian Association of Clinical Chemists. 6th - 7th September, 2001, Abuja, Nigeria.

New Trends in Separation Techniques and Structure Elucidation. Organizers: Antimicrobial Plant Group O.A.U. Ile-Ife, in collaboration with National Institute for Pharmaceutical, Research and Development (NIPRD), Abuja. May 15th - 20th 2000.

Capacity Building Workshop on Proposal Writing and Research Methodology held at Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, 12th - 14th December, 2000.

National Association of Clinical Chemists Conference held at National Hospital Abuja on the 6th - 7th of September, 2001.

MIM/TDR Anti-malaria Drug Resistance Network Guidelines for Protocols to Evaluate Anti-malarial Drug Resistance. Held at IITA, Ibadan supported by MIM/World Bank/ WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in the Tropical Diseases. 8th - 11th February, 2002.

Second Workshop on South-South Collaboration and Application of Molecular Biology Techniques in Tropical Diseases, Tunis, Tunisia, 31st March - 3rd April 2002.

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