Faculty of Community Health Nursing West African College of Nursing (WACN) 2021 Sub-regional Scientific Conference in Nigeria

Posted on: Wed 03-03-2021

The Faculty of Community Health Nursing West African College of Nursing (WACN) presents her Sub-regional Scientific Conference Nigeria, 2020

Date: 9th – 11th March, 2021

Tie: GMT +1 1pm to 4pm

Theme: Creating an awareness on the prevention of cervical cancer among women in the West African Sub Region


  1. Epidemiology of cervical cancer
  2. Health education on cervical cancer and prevention
  3. Male involvement in cervical cancer screening
  4. Prevention and control of cervical cancer in the West African Sub region.
  5. Cultural beliefs/influences on cervical cancer
  6. Catch them young: The HPV vaccine solution
  7. Barriers to cervical cancer screening
  8. Emerging issues in cervical cancer prevention and control
  9. Mental health of patients with cancer
  10. Second wave of Sars-cov-2: The way out
  11. Redeeming the image of Nursing in West African Sub-region

Keynote Address Speaker: Dr. Saleh N. Garba Chairman, West African College of Nursing, Nigeria Chapter

Chief Host: Dr. Margaret Inemesit Akpan – Sub Regional Chairman, Faculty of Community Health Nursing West African College of Nursing

Venue: Virtual, through Zoom

Abstract Submission to Prof. Patience Samson-Akpan

Email: [email protected] , 08134529848

NMCN CEU 3 Credit Unit

Deadline: 28/02/2021

Conference Registration fees:

Nigeria – N10,000.00 Students

Retirees – N5000.00

Other West African Countries – USD25, Students / Retirees USD15

Dollar Account: First Bank of Nig.

Account No: 2003465262

Swift Code: FBNINGLA

Account Name: West African College of Nursing

Naira Account

Eco Bank


Account No: 0935019565

Dr. Anita Mfuh Lukong

Chairman, Nigeria Chapter

Barr. Anastasia I. Enweani


Phone No: +2348033442361

Dr. Margaret Akpan

LOC Chairman

Phone No: +2347068534593

Email: [email protected]


Please submit your abstract on or before 28th February, 2021

  • Choose a sub-theme under which abstract is to be submitted
  • Abstract must be structured – background, purpose, materials and methods, results conclusion/implication for practice
  • It must not be more than 350 words
  • There must be at least 3-5 key words
  • The email of the submitting author will be used for communication except otherwise stated by the person submitting
  • The presenting author must register one week to the conference otherwise the abstract will be taken down
  • Co-authors who register will be given certificate of attendance or vice versa
  • Abstract Reviewing Committee will assess all abstracts to ensure conformity to the stipulated standards
  • Letter of acceptance and rejection will be issued accordingly.
  • All accepted abstracts will be presented with power points
  • Only 4 points should be on each slide (it may be less but not more than 4 points)
  • The abstract on power point should be submitted to the Chairman Abstract Reviewing Committee 4 days before the conference starts.
  • Late submission of abstract is not acceptable
  • The abstract presenter must be available for the presentation on the scheduled date and time otherwise the chance for presentation will be forfeited.
  • The duration of presentation is 5 minutes and additional time will be given for questions and answers
  • There is no certificate of presentation since it is only abstract.
2021 Sub regional Scientific Conference in Nigeria