Canpad 2018 LOC Chairperson Address

The Chair and members of the LOC welcome CANPAD Families and Guests from all over CANADA and around the world to Calgary for the 17th CANPAD annual conference and CME. We welcome you to this City of two rivers – the Elbow and the Bow, nestled between the Foothills and the prairies.  Calgary is backed and anchored to the west by the Majestic Rockies, from which flows the clear fresh waters of the Glaciers to quench your thirst as you deliberate, engage and network for the next four days. Freshen your mind and body as the prairies welcome you the its open fresh air, rolling hills and grains land. We host you in the Hyatt hotels, right in the hub of the Continue Reading →


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Poster Presentation – August 3rd, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

1.   The ABC of Workplace Hazards, Family physician/Occupational Medicine Physician, AB  Speaker:              Dr. Itua Iriogbe Time:                    1630 – 1700 Duration:             30 minutes ●      Identify the common occupational hazards ●      Identify ways of addressing hazards in the work place 2. Venefit ClosureFast Procedure: A Community Surgery Experience Speaker:              Dr. Adeyemi Laosebikan, General Surgeon, Melfort, SK Time:                    1700 – 1730 Duration:             30 minutes Describe  the option of Venefit closurefast procedure in the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency Highlight the steps for starting the new procedure in a community surgical service. Demonstrate the efficacy and good outcome of the procedure in a community surgical service. Identify the steps taken in navigating the challenges of starting the procedure in a community surgical service. 3.  Self-Documentary in Continue Reading →

17th Annual Conference & Continuing Medical Education


Canadian Association of Nigerian Physicians and Dentists (CANPAD)
17th Annual Conference & Continuing Medical Education
August 3 & 4, 2018

Physicians’ Health and Contemporary Issues in Medical Practice
Target Audience
Interactive lectures organized for practicing physicians and dentists (generalists and specialist) to highlight on commonly encountered topics with the aim of enhancing better patient care and outcomes.
Course Cost
$400, coffee and lunch provided 
Hyatt Regency Calgary, Alberta


  • Top Studies: A compilation of the most Interesting and Factual Evidence from 2017 -2018 Danielle Perry/Joey Ton PEER Team U of Alberta
  • Breast Screening/Musculoskeletal Interventions & Pain Management Dr. Jide Olubaniyi Emergency/Musculoskeletal Radiologist, U of Calgary
  • Update on TIA/Stroke Dr. Unuigboje Imoukhuede Neurologist, U of Calgary
  • The Health Effects of Climate Change: Is it a Convfefe? Dr. Itua Iriogbe WCB Millard Centre, Edmonton, Smith Centre, Camrose, Alberta
  • Self-Documentary in the Emergency Department: Perspectives on Patients Recording their Own Procedures Dr. Taofiq Oyedokun U of Saskatchewan
  • Workplace Injuries and Obesity Dr. Ekanem Londondale Medical Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Management of Common Anorectal Disorder/Colorectal Cancer Screening Dr. Oladapo
  • Mabadeje General Surgeon, Associate Medical Clinic, Prince Albert, SK

Other features

  • Poster presentations (Friday, August 3, 2018 2 hours)
  • Annual General Meeting (Friday, August 3, 2018 after poster sessions)
  • Physicians Health & Wellness: Balancing Professional Work and Personal/Family Life
  • A Glimpse at Medical Practice in the Nigerian Health Sector (Panel Discussion)
  • Medical Cannabis
  • Evidence on Managing Neuropathic, Osteoarthritis and Lower Back Pain: Alternatives to Opioid Therapy
  • Antipsychotic Prescribing in Elderly Patients Living with Dementia
  • The Physician and Financial Management (Sun Life Financial)… and others