Last Updated on December 4, 2020 by PAN ADMIN


History of The Paediatric Association on Nigeria (PAN)

History of The
Paediatric Association on Nigeria (PAN)

Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN) is a non-governmental, non-profit making professional organization, conceived at UCH Ibadan in February 1966 and delivered at LUTH, Lagos in March 1968.  The aims/objectives of the Association are:

Paediatrics and Child Health and
allied disciplines

According to Prof. R.G. Hendrickse, in an address titled “The Paediatric Association of Nigeria: Genesis, present Dilemmas and Future Challenges” delivered at the 21st Annual General Meeting and Scientific conference and 3rd International Conference of the Paediatric Association of Nigeria, the founding patriarchs were:

Executive Council

The affairs of the Paediatric Association of Nigeria are directed by an elected executive council with the following Officers:

The first elected officers

Council has a 3 – year life, followed by elections conducted during the annual general meeting. The first elected officers of the Association (1968) were:


Prof O. Ransome-Kuti


Prof R.G. Hendriscke


Dr A. Animashaun


Dr A. Antia


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