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NMA Announces New Executive Leaders, Bala Audu Elected President 


The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has announced the election of new executive leaders at its 2024 Annual Delegates Meeting held in Calabar, Cross River State.  

The association aims to harness the collective strengths of its members to advance healthcare delivery across the nation. 

Bala Audu, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the current Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Health Sciences in Azare, Bauchi State, has been elected as the National President of the NMA.  

Prof. Audu is set to lead the association for the next two years, alongside a team of newly elected executives. 

In his statement, Dr. Olowojebutu emphasized the collaborative spirit within the NMA, highlighting that the association represents a diverse community of healthcare professionals each contributing unique talents and perspectives.  

Dr. Olowojebutu also stressed the importance of unity and solidarity in overcoming the challenges faced by the healthcare sector in Nigeria. He acknowledged the crucial roles all members play, regardless of the election’s outcome, in shaping the future of the profession and the national health system. 

This new leadership team is expected to bring renewed vigour to the NMA’s efforts in improving healthcare delivery, advocating for medical professionals, and ultimately enhancing the well-being of communities across Nigeria. 

Prof. Bala Muhammad Audu, the newly elected National President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has a background in the medical field, particularly in obstetrics and gynaecology.  

His publications span a wide range of topics, including studies on oral health practices among pregnant women, risk factors for puerperal sepsis, and the outcomes of twin deliveries, reflecting his extensive involvement in improving healthcare practices and outcomes in northeastern Nigeria.  

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