UNAPSA is the body of African paediatricians represented by National Paediatric Societies and Associations in Africa.

Message From Our President

I am very delighted and feel very honoured to be elected the President of the Union of National African Paediatric Societies and Associations (UNAPSA) for the next three years (2014 -2017). I am acutely aware of my role as the leading servant of the union and the need to facilitate the opportunities that the platform provides for advocacy, service, training and research for child survival in our region.

The need to propel and sustain a vibrant interactive forum for advocacy and communication on child health issues will be a primary goal. The human resource for health within the African region is known to be generally inadequate, and there is underutilisation and inappropriate application of available resources. Therefore, there is also need to focus on optimising the impact of available resources through partnerships in research and training within the region that draws on the internal strength of UNAPSA as well as utilise the external resources within and outside the African region for maximum impact of interventions on child health.

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