The Nigerian Association Of Dermatologists
With two postgraduate institutions in the country, the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria and the West African College of Physicians offering specialist training in dermatology, the number of dermatologists has increased to 80 in 2015.
The NAD is a non-governmental professional organization with local and international collaborations which is funded by the financial obligations of the members and activities of the association.
The NAD assists government in formulation of policies that will enhance the health of Nigerians.
The NAD also provides continuing medical education in dermatology for various health care workers.
NAD is actively involved in promoting public awareness on matters of skin health.
It acts as an advocacy group for Nigerians with skin disorders associated with stigmatization.
- To ensure improved quality of life for the Nigerian Society through the promotion and application of dermatological science and technology.
- To provide unbiased expert advice to the government and its agencies, on issues relevant to the specialty especially those of national interest that dermatologic science and technology can solve.
- To establish and maintain the highest standards of dermatology training and practice in Nigeria, through publications of journals, organization of scientific conferences, seminars, workshops and symposia.
|1st Vice President||Shehu Yusuf|
|2nd Vice President||Bashir Danmallam|
|Secretary General||Ayesha Akinkugbe|
|Assistant Secretary||Chinwe Onyekonwu|
|Editor, Nigerian Journal of Dermatology||Adekunle George|
|Local Organising Committee ASDV/NAD 2016|
|Fund raising||Grace Okudo|