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2017 SOEPHON CONFERENCE

Background

 2017 Conference theme is OH for All Occupations and subthemes are:


a. OH challenges in Military and Paramilitary services in Nigeria.
b. OH Challenges in Organized Work Sectors.
c. OH Challenges in Informal Sectors.
 Date: 7th-11th 2017
 Venue: Civic Center, Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue VI Lagos.
 2017 Conference papers to focus on emerging and new sectors such as mining, agriculture, Military/paramilitary
in insurgency duty, Seafarers, Maritime, Ship Builders of Apapa dockyard etc looking at both informal and
organized sectors aspects.

AGENDA AT A GLANCE
MONDAY - WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 7 - 8, 2017 OH Review Course
Nov 7, Tue 9:00am – 5.00pm Fundamentals in Occupational Medicine Course by
Nov 8, Wed 9:00am – 5.00pm
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 9, 2017 GENERAL SESSIONS
7.30 am - 8:45 am Arrival and
Registration
8:45 am – 9:00am Safety brief
9:00am – 9:15am Welcome address Chairman SOEPHON

9:15am – 10:00 am Paper 1 Fatigue Risk Management Dr Folusho


among offshore workers in Alamina
Nigeria
10:00 am – 10:45am Paper 2 Periodic Fitness For Work in a Dr Patrick
Workforce of offshore drilling Awotula
in developing country.
10:45 am – 11:00am Tea break
11:00 am – 11:45am Paper 3 An assessment of work habit Dr Nneka
and occupational health Okafoagu
problems of roadside
automobile mechanic s in
Sokoto metropolis, North
western Nigeria.
11:45 am – 12:30pm Paper 4 Difficult to explain illness in a Dr Anyanate
disposal and acquisition Ephraim
surveyor.
12.30 am - 1:00 pm Paper 5 Occupational Health in Dr O.A. Odukunle
Informal sectors challenges
and the way Forward.
1:00 am – 2:00pm LUNCH
2:00pm – 2:30pm Paper 6 University Residents Prof
Presentation FolaSade
Omokhodion
2:30 pm – 3:30pm Paper 7 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Dr Obadiah
and Fitness for duty in Military Elekima
and Paramilitary
3:30 pm – 4:30pm Paper 8 Electronic Medical Record Dr Susan Dim
4:30pm – 5:15pm Paper 9 Occupational Health and Engr Jamiu
Safety in Construction: The Badmos
Risks, Facts, Repercussions.
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 10, 2017 GENERAL & BREAKOUT SESSIONS

7.30 am - 8:45 am Arrival and


Registration
8:45 am – 9:00 am Safety brief
9:00 am – 9:15 am Opening Remarks President SOEPHON Dr Okon Akiba
9:15 am – 9:30am Introduction of MC Temi Oluwa
Keynote Speaker
and special guests
to the High table.
9:30am – 10:45am Address by ILO Country Rep Mr Dennis Zulu
Keynote Speaker
10:45 am – 11.00am Tea break
11:00am - 12:30 pm Panel Discussion Discussants from the informal,
formal sector, military, Moderator
government and Occupational Dr Chijioke
Health Physician. Onwuchekwa
12:30 am – 1:30 pm Poster Session Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome Dr Anyanate
among workers in Dental
Practices in Nigeria

Fatigue Risk Management Dr Folusho


Workshop Alamina

Poster Dr Lanre
Ogunyemi
1:30pm – 2:30pm LUNCH
2:30 pm – 4.30pm Annual General
Meeting
6:30 pm – 9:00pm Dinner
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2017 WORKSITE VISIT & PANEL DISCUSSION
Promoting Best Practices in Occupational Medicine
7:30 – 8:00 am Arrival of conference attendees
8:30 am Bus departs
9:00 am – 12:00 noon Worksite visit: Navy Dock Yard in VI
12:00 noon Bus departs
12:30pm – 1:30 pm LUNCH
1:30pm – 2:30 pm Panel Discussion II
& Close out/CME
sign off