I write to specially invite you as a participant at the 2021 Conference on Health Advances, Innovation and Research (CHAIR).

CHAIR is the apex gathering of biomedical scientists and innovators in Nigeria and has been held at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research since 2011. 

The theme of this year’s conference is “COVID-19 Pandemic: Consolidating the Gains and Addressing the Shortfalls”.

The Pre-conference and Conference will be hybrid, featuring virtual and physical meetings, and distinguished scholars will be speaking papers at the conference.

We appreciate your presence at the conference and look forward to engaging with you to enhance biomedical research and innovations in Nigeria and globally.

Please accept the assurances of our highest regards.

Yours faithfully

Dr. C. K. Onwuamah
Chair, Central Organizing Committee
Conference on Health Advances, Innovation and Research (CHAIR)

Conference Programme
Please click to download the Conference Programme

The theme of this year’s conference is

“COVID-19 Pandemic:

Consolidating the Gains and Addressing the Shortfalls”.

The sub-themes are:

  • Rebuilding Post-Pandemic
  • Preparing for future pandemics
  • Mental health and Pandemic response
  • Promoting Indigenous solution


submit your abstract by clicking on the link

Pre-Conference registration: N10,000.00
Conference registration: N20,000.00
Both: N25,000.00

Account Name: Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba-Lagos
REVENUE e-Collection Account
Bank Name: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
Account Number: 023059761016 (CBN Gateway Payment Remita)


  1. Go to www.remita.net
  2. Click on Pay a Federal Government Agency
  3. Type Nigeria Institute of Medical Research
  4. Select Income for Type Services
  5. Enter your details e.g amount to pay, payer’s full name, Email. Phone Number etc
  6. Enter the characters in the image box below to confirm your transaction
  7. Proceed to payment to generate RRR
  8. Upon generating your RRR, proceed to pay with your ATM Card, POS or any internet banking facility/channel
  9. OR Generate your RRR and walk into any commercial Bank and pay the appropriate amount
  10. OR you pay at the payment point within the INSTITUTE

Please come with payment Evidence



Please register for the interactive bioinformatics session by clicking here.


Before receiving the invitation letter, you must first register.
Project Management in the 21st Century Registration

Please register for the interactive project management by clicking here.

Student Scholarship Registration
Please apply for a student scholarship.

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