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About Afpna

The African Pediatric Nephrology Association, AFPNA is the official representative of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association in Africa. It has currently 163 members from 29 African countries. AFPNA was born in 1999, and affiliated to IPNA in 2000.Its first congress was in Cairo in March 2000 where the Secretary General of IPNA, Ira Greifer and thirteen IPNA councilors attended as guest speakers in its first outstanding congress. Its second congress was in Port Harcourt, Nigeria 2002 ; the third in Cape Town, South Africa 2006; the fourth in Nairobi, Kenya, March 2010. Dr Bahia Moustafa, Head of Pediatric Nephrology Unit, Cairo University Egypt was   
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About Afpna Journal

African Journal of Paediatric Nephrology is the official Journal of the African Paediatric Nephrology Association (AFPNA).
NEW ! Volume 2 Number 2 e-book of African Journal of Paediatric Nephrology (Afr J Paed Nephrol) Second edition July- December, 2015 is now out, Read More....|

NEWS:  Our African Journal of Paediatric Nephrology(Afr J Paed Nephrol) has just published it’s second edition


Loss to Paediatric Nephrology world.
** Martin Barrett died after long illness at end of January 2014 – doyenne of Paediatric Nephrology and Textbook of Paediatric Nephrology. Working at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London for most of his life but also always had time to listen and advise people working elsewhere.
** Dr McGill Ugwu died on the 24th September, 2013. Read More....|


Interventional Nephrology – a Hands on Experience. Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Date: 17-21 March 2014 Sponsored by ISN/IPNA/UPTH. Organised by Felicia Eke. Contact: fellyeke@yahoo.com

World Congress of Nephrology Congress(WCN) 13-16 March 2015 Cape Town, South Africa... Read More..|
African bid for IPNA 2019 remains undecided between Durban, South Africa and Marakesh, Morocco.... Read More....|


Registration- IPNA Discount Membership

Dear Colleague, You can now register for 2016 IPNA Discount. For new members registration, click here to register (New members) or click here to download.
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French Teaching course Oct 2014 organised by Laurence Koffy in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire – very successful as a regional teaching course & supported by IPNA. Participants very enthusiastic!
Clinical Skills Course Nov 2013(English and French) – Red Cross Children’s Hospital Nephro, PICU and Surgical Teams, Cape Town supported by Saving Young Lives in Africa/ISN/IPNA/ISPD with 34 participants(third French speaking) as teams of doctors and nurses(Zambia, Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Cameroon, Benin, Cote d’Ivoire & Uganda).
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Prof Mignon McCulloch, President Afpna and Dr Chris Esezobor, Web designer and recruitment (Email:esezobor@gmail.com) Read More..|


An Interventional Nephrology Hands-On-Experience Course took place at the Mac Arthur Clinical Skills Laboratory Department of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital from 17th to 21st March 2014. There were 37 Registered participants and 6 Invited Staff, Dr Malcolm Lewis, a Consultant Paediatric Nephrologists and Trish Smith, a Paediatric Renal Nurse Specialist both from Manchester... Special Thanks to: “ Prof I. Anochie, the Chairperson of the Course who worked tirelessly to ensure its success despite several challenges. Our profound gratitude too to all LOC members but especially Drs D.C. Okoye, N. Okoronkwo, C. Obiorah, Fakroha, C. Aieydun H. Bellgam, C. Amadi-Obi, A Okpere , O Chioma, U. Read More..|


Nephrology Association
Internacional pediatric nephrology asociation
American society of nephrology
European society for pediatric nephrology,ESPN
American society of pediatric nephrology
French society of pediatric nephrology
Latin American Association of paediatric nephrology
South african renal society


1. A member may reside anywhere in the world.
2. A member must have an active interest in pediatric nephrology and be medically qualified.
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