We are excited to announce that Ile-Ife, the Cradle of the Yorubas will host the 1st Annual Conference and General Meeting of the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy Cardiopulmonary Specialty Group (NICAPS-G) focusing on "Advances in Critical Care & Pulmonary Rehabilitation". The conference will run from Wednesday 20th to Saturday 23rd May, 2015 at OAUTHC, Ile-Ife, Osun State. The conference provides an exciting and friendly atmosphere for physiotherapists and other experts at all levels of their career to interact and share ideas.
Our priority is to maximize interactions among the delegates, Clinicians and Researchers. Ultimately, the meeting will provide a platform for the delegates to work together to ensure improvement in the Physical therapy care in the ICU. Furthermore, there will be an opportunity to draw the roadmap for the prevention of Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Nigeria. NCDs especially cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of Morbidity and Mortality worldwide. Young PTs will have opportunity to interact with experts in the field such as Dr Yonuus Oyeyemi, Rev. Jayesimi, Dr Ajiboye, Mr Babatunde Okikiolu, Mrs Rita Ativie, Mr Kingsley Simire, and Professor Greg Erhabor amongst others. There will an opportunity to tour the Natural History Museum located within the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. This is one the best museums in the world donated by Leventis. See you in Ife.