10th IPCRG World Conference, 6-8 May 2021 – Online/Virtual

As you know, The 10th IPCRG World Conference scheduled to be held in Croke Park, Dublin in May this year was rescheduled to the  6 – 8 May 2021. We do hope that you have this date in your diaries. At IPCRG we are monitoring the situation closely in Ireland to assess what options are available that will enable us to deliver the valuable sessions, lively discussions, and networking that IPCRG conferences are well known for. We plan to go ahead with the excellent programme that we had planned for May 2020, with relevant updates including sessions on COVID-19.  Registration will open early in 2021.  

All of us at IPCRG appreciate your continued support for our efforts to protect the health and safety of everybody involved in our conference and look forward to welcoming you to our 2021 conference. At IPCRG we know things are tough just now in primary care & we send you our love and support.

In the meantime, we have reopened the Call for Abstracts enabling you to submit recent work. The deadline for the submission of abstracts for the 2021 conference is 25 January 2021. We will be in touch with abstract authors who submitted abstracts for the 2020 conference to outline the options available to them though all abstracts accepted in 2020 will be included. 

Please go to www.ipcrg.org to find out more about the IPCRG, a charity working locally in primary care and collaborating globally to improve respiratory health so that we can achieve our vision of a global population breathing and feeling well through universal access to right care.


IPCRG 10th World Conference 

6-8 May 2021

Call for abstracts now open

Submit your abstract by 2359hrs GMT
25 January 2021

View the Call for Abstracts

Kaduna State MCPDP Schedule For 2020

The Kaduna State Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria organises Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme (MCPDP) for Nurses & Midwives

Module: Adolescents Sexual Reproductive Health & Youth Friendly Services.

Date: 3rd – 7th February, 2020

Venue: Catholic Social Centre Kaduna

Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm Daily

Procedure for Registration: Pay N20,000 To First Bank

Account Number: 2020322115

Account Name: MCPDP Kaduna State

  • Collect your print out / payment slip
  • Complete your registration at: www.mcpdpkaduna.org
  • Closing Date for Registration 31st January, 2020

Submission of Abstract

Summary of report of research work conducted by Nurses and Midwives can be submitted for presentation during the workshop.

10 minutes of presentation of selected abstract will be slotted


All research reports to be submitted to: mcmpdpkadunastate@gmail.com on or before 31st January,



All prospective participants are expected to come along with their license

For enquiries: 08034379294, 08065650808

E-mail: mcpdpkadunastate@gmail.com / info@mcpdpkaduna.org website: www.mcpdpkaduna.org

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Ekiti State 2020 MCPDP Schedule For Nurses


Calendar of Events for Year 2020

S/N Date Venue Event/Module
1 16th – 20th March, Year 2020 Nurses House Ado-Ekiti Maternal Nutrition and Public Community Health Nursing
2 25th – 29th May, Year 2020 FTH, Ido-Ekiti Student Centre-Learning and Midwifery Module 2
3 17th – 21st August, Year 2020 Nurses House Ado-Ekiti Midwifery Module 1 Medical Surgical Nursing IV and Student Centre Learning
4 16th – 20 November, Year 2020 Nurses House Ado-Ekiti Rape/Female Genital Mutilation (FCM) and Contraceptives Technology Update (CTU)

Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm Daily Monday to Friday

Registration Procedure:

  • Payment of N20,000
  • Bank details: Access Bank Plc
  • Account Number: 0014298110
  • Register online on our webpage: www.mcpdpekitistate.com.ng
  • Use your Teller Number to complete your registration
  • Register with the name on your practicing license of employment/address
  • Register only once
  • It is compulsory to indicate your e-mail addrss
  • Date & Venue: Tentative

State Implementation Committee:

Chief Host

Mrs. Yewande I. Akute

Director of Nursing Services Ekiti State Ministry of Health Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State


State Facilitators:

08060857335, 08036789564

E-mail: ekitimcpdp@yahoo.com, facebook: Mcpdpd(Ekiti State)

Ekiti State Chapter

Ondo State 2020 MCPDP Schedule for Nurses



1 FEB 24-28 Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Nurses House
2 APRIL 13-17 Public Health Nursing 1/Neonatal Care Nurses House( MOH Conf Hall)
3 JUNE 22-26 Mental Health/ Psychiatry Nursing 1/SCL Nurses House ( MOH Conf Hall)
4 SEPTEMBER 17-21 Med Surg 1 Nurses House
5 OCTOBER 19-23 Management of Rape Nurses House
6 NOVEMBER 14-18 Maternal Nutrition/LARCS Nurses House (MOH Conf Hall)

GOLD Midwifery Online Free Conference 2020!

GOLD Midwifery Online Conference is becoming one of the fastest growing educational resources for Midwives around the world! Our sixth annual online conference offers an amazing line-up of speakers who will be providing a wide range of research, and clinical skills to assist in the advancement of your practice and optimal outcomes for the families in your care.

Gain new insights into postpartum thyroiditis, burnout in midwives, Japanese birth clips, handling family conflict, caring for queer and trans families, substance exposed infants and so much more. With expert speakers, such as Whapio Diane Bartlett, Dr. Mylaine Riobe, Ginger Breedlove, Paul Golden and Evita Fernandez to name just a few, this conference promises to be a practice changing event!

Join us online for

GOLD Midwifery Online Conference 2020!

February 3 – April 2, 2020

Informative, Convenient, Affordable and Interactive Learning to Support your Continuing Education Needs. Watch presentations at your own pace throughout the conference period.


Kaduna State MCPDP For Nurses in Nigeria

The Kaduna State Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria organises Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Program (MCPDP) for Nurses and Midwives.

Module: Adolescents Sexual Reproductive Health & Youth Friendly Services.

Date: 4th – 8th November, 2019 Venue: NITT Hall, Zaria, Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm daily.

Procedure for Registration

  • Pay 20,000 to First Bank Account Number: 2020322115, Account Name: MCPDP Kaduna State.
  • Collect your print out/payment slip
  • Complete your registration at: www.mcpdpkaduna.org
  • Closing date for registration 1st November, 2019

For inquiries

08029792946, 08065946495

e-mail: mcpdpkadunastat@gmail.com, info@mcpdpkaduna.org

website: www.mcpdpkaduna.org

Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Program

MCPDP For Nurses in Lagos 2019 Nigeria Navy Reference Hospital Ojo, Lagos Chapter

A Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme for Nurses and Midwifery at Nigeria Navy Reference Hospital Ojo, Lagos Chapter is Scheduled as follows

Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme for Nurses and Midwifery
Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme for Nurses and Midwifery

Tytana’s Manila Doctors College of Nursing to hold 12th Research Congress 2019

A grand academic gathering for nursing research is once again happening this February 2019 as Tytana’s Manila Doctors College of Nursing (MDCON) will hold its 12th Reseach Congress.

With the theme “HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR ALL: NURSING RESEARCH AND THE UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE”, 12th MDCONRC will happen on February 22, 2019, FRIDAY, 8AM–5PM, at the GT Foundation Auditorium, 7th Floor, Doña Tytana Tower, Manila Tytana Colleges, Pres. Diosdado Macapagal Blvd., Pasay City, Philippines.

The MDCONRC intends to continue its advocacy of promoting excellence in nursing research by featuring student and professional nursing research studies from different colleges, universities, hospitals and medical centers nationwide to showcase how nursing research has strengthen its position in support of evidence-based practice.

The congress activities include keynote speeches from distinguished research experts, plenary sessions, and concurrent oral and poster research presentations. The congress will recognize the best research studies and posters refereed by local and international research luminaries; thus, we invite your students or your staff to send their research studies for an opportunity to present their papers and be involved in an engaging academic exchange of knowledge and ideas.

Should you need further information, you may visit the 12th MDCONRC webpage at www.mtc.edu.ph/mdconrc and Facebook page, facebook.com/mdconrc, or you may contact us through mobile 0933-8164749, landline (02) 859-0812 or 75, or email 12thmdconrc@gmail.com.

The Manila Doctors College of Nursing (MDCON) has unceasingly promoted the value and importance of research in nursing through its annual Research Congress (MDCONRC). The Research Congress intends to continue this advocacy of promoting excellence in nursing research by featuring student and professional nursing research studies from different academic and healthcare institutions all over the country so as to express the progress of the science and practice of nursing through innovative evidence-based discourse in research.

Last year, the MDCONRC hosted over 500 nursing students and professionals from more than 30 nursing colleges and 20 medical institutions nationwide, featured keynote and plenary speakers, and recognized best papers refereed by local and international nursing experts. This grand academic gathering aims to further inspire nursing students and professionals to be involved in nursing research as research knowledge helps them become excellent nursing professionals.


The 12th Manila Doctors College of Nursing Research Congress aims to:

1. Provide a venue for student and professional nurses to exhibit their research expertise among their peers through various research studies;
2. Describe the role of nurses and nursing research in the realization of the universal health care and health for all;
3. Emphasize the need for evidence-based strategies to achieve health for all, development of leadership capabilities to strengthen delivery of services and establish nursing research as a contribution to health policy-making;
4. Enhance competencies in the conduct of research in pursuit of nursing care excellence towards improved healthcare outcomes, client satisfaction, quality measurement, and administrative management; and
5. Promote collaborative nursing opportunities through strong linkages and networks.


Participants Registration Fees
Early-bird (until January 25, 2019) On-site(February 22, 2019)
Students Php 600.00 Php 700.00
Professionals Php 700.00 Php 800.00

• For EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION, payments may be deposited to the following Metrobank Account in any Metrobank Branch:

o Account Name: Manila Tytana Colleges, Inc.
o Metrobank Branch: Metropolitan Park, Pasay City
o Account No.: 715-3-71513337-8

• After payment, early-bird participants are required to send the scanned or photographed copy of the machine validated DEPOSIT SLIPS to 12thmdconrc@gmail.com The name/s and school affiliation must be included in the email.

• Early-bird participants must register online by visiting the congress official website:


The 12th MDCONRC will showcase research posters and oral presentations and recognize the best research papers refereed by local and international nursing research experts. Only abstracts who meet the set guidelines shall be considered.

• Participants may submit research papers for poster and oral presentation via electronic mail to: 12thmdconrc@gmail.com
• There is no limit to the submission of entries per school.
• Abstracts should be based on any of the following nursing fields:
o Nursing Practice
o Nursing Education
o Nursing Administration
o Community Health

• A 400-WORD ABSTRACT is required to be submitted with the following information and headings:
a. Title
b. Author/s
c. School/Hospital Affiliation
d. Introduction | Objective and Purpose of the Study
e. Methods | Design, Sampling Technique, Statistical Treatment, Ethical Considerations, and Data Gathering Overview
f. Results and Findings
g. Conclusions | Summary of recommendations

• The deadline for the submission of research abstracts is on JANUARY 25, 2019.
• Participants for Oral Presentation and Poster Presentation will be notified on or before FEBRUARY 1, 2019.

• The BEST RESEARCH POSTERS, BEST RESEARCH PAPERS, and BEST ORAL PRESENTERS will be recognized during the awarding ceremony of the Congress.