Notice To Young Lawyers: Win A Chance To Attend The NBA-SBL/Beyhealth Annual Conference 2018

NBA SBL Health Conference
NBA SBL Health Conference

As part of its mentoring programme for Young Lawyers in 2018, the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA – SBL) is providing a scholarship to 50 (Fifty) members of the Young Lawyers Forum to enable them participate in the Healthcare Management Conference (HMC) 2018.

The Healthcare Management Conference (HMC) 2018, hosted and organised by BeyHealth Consulting in collaboration with the Nigerian Bar Association – Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) is an international conference on medical ethics and Nigerian law; and it holds from the 23rd – 24th January 2018 at Harbour Point Conference Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos – Nigeria.

The 2018 edition of the Conference is themed “Medicine, Accountability and Law”; and will consider ethical and legal implications of aspects of medical practice in the context of Nigerian law. It will also discuss wider stakeholder responsibilities and propose a medico-legal and regulatory framework to support consumer protection, enhanced patient safety standards and service quality excellence on behalf of the general public.

To apply to be a beneficiary of this Scholarship, interested Young Lawyers are required to send an Expression of Interest (EoI) via email with the following attachments:

–          A formal application letter; and

–          One page CV.

All applications should be sent by email to:

nnenna.udoye@nbasbl.org

With copy to:

–          bukola.olabiyi@odujinrinadefulu.com

–          deo.avante@gmail.com

Applications Close 05:30pm on Friday, January 19, 2018.

Successful Applicants will be contacted immediately with further details of participation. This will earn CLE Points and will also be a great opportunity for learning and networking. Young Lawyers are encouraged to take advantage of this sponsorship.

Further Information:

The Conference intends to amongst others, help delegates achieve the following objectives:

–          Develop an understanding of the moral and ethical principles underpinning the practice of medicine.

–          Understand the legislative framework within which medicine is practised in Nigeria and acquire a working knowledge of existing laws and regulation pertaining to patient safety standards and healthcare consumer protection.

–          Identify gaps in existing law, public policy and professional regulation standards using case study presentations, significant event analyses and active reflection on medico-legal aspects of example cases within the clinical environment;

–          Consider the role and regulatory function of potential stakeholders in the healthcare industry and examine the implications of a medico-legal framework for maintaining professional performance standards and good medical practice; and

–          Discuss recommendations and global best-practice standards for managing medico-legal risk, professional negligence and medical malpractice throughout the healthcare sector.

NB:

–          THIS SPONSORSHIP COVERS REGISTRATION FOR THE CONFERENCE ONLY.

–          PLEASE VISIT THE NBA-SBL WEBSITE (www.nbasbl.org) FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON THE CONFERENCE.

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