The Faculty meeting held on the 16th of July 2019 with 80 Fellows in attendance. The following issues were deliberated on;
The pre-conference workshop held with the theme; Achieving Uniform Training Standards in the WACP Family Medicine Residency Training Programme. There were 73 participants in all with 67 Fellows and 6 residents. Topics covered included; Accreditation process as a means of achieving uniform training standards, a Modular approach to residency training in Family Medicine and Using the training Portfolio to drive uniform training standards.
The Update Course and TOT for trainers held in June in Abuja. There were 156 residents in attendance. The TOT was a joint programme with the NPMCN and 210 Fellows attended. The sum of N570,000 is to be remitted to the College.
The Faculty Training Handbook is to be revised in keeping with the new curriculum.
The BLS and ACLS training and certification for another group of Fellows and trainers will be organized by the Faculty in September this year.
The following Fellows will represent the Faculty in the Grants and Research Committee; Dr G Ogunfowokan, Dr JKA Madaki and Dr GUP Illoh.
Fellows were encouraged to attend the DAE training in their various zones.
The 2019 College AGSM will hold in Benin Republic from the 3-8th of November.
Dr Akin Moses Dr L O Odeigah
Faculty Chairman Faculty Secretary