Dr Taofeeq Ige

NAMP’s Secretary-General Elected FAMPO President

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The Secretary-General of Nigerian Association of Medical Physics, Dr. Taofeeq. A. Ige has been elected as the President of Federation of African Medical Physics Organizations following that 2017 elections that also saw Christoph J.Trauernicht (South Africa) clinching the Vice-Presidency, Francis Hasford (Ghana) elected the Secretary-General and  Odette Samba (Cameroon) becoming the Treasurer. Dr Ige is succeeding Ahmed Ibn Seddik (Morocco) as the President after serving in the last administration as the Secretary-General. FAMPO will continue its progress to serve the medical physics community in Africa under the lead of those volunteers and the support of all its members and the mother organization IOMP. On […]

The Conference and Workshop of the Nigerian Association of Medical Physicists (CWNAMP 2017)

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THEME: Innovations and Developments in Medical Physics The resuscitated conference and workshop of the Nigerian Association of Medical Physicists (CWNAMP 2017) seeks to provide a discussion forum for colleagues and students about the latest ideas and realizations in the foundations, theory, models and applications of medical physics for interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research. THE AIMS: CWNAMP 2017 is billed to create a friendly environment that could lead to the establishment and strengthening of scientific collaborations and exchanges among attendees, and provide a compensatory fora for those authors who could not present their work at the AFROBIOMEDIC 2016. IMPORTANT DATES: Conference Registration closes: […]

e-Medical Physics World Issues (ISSN 2313-4712)

From the Desk of the IOMP Secretary General; e-Medical Physics World Issues (ISSN 2313-4712)

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SOURCE: http://www.iomp.org/?q=content/e-medical-physics-world-issues-issn-2313-4712   We are approaching to the middle of the year 2017; a year which is already marked by interesting and exciting events for the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP). February and March were busy months for the Organization. In early February, there was a busy one week consultancy meeting at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in which IOMP was represented by the Secretary General and the President. The objective of the meeting was to continue on the drafting of the IAEA Safety Report on Radiation Protection in Dental Radiology as well as the development of […]


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Abstract Nigeria is situated on the West Coast of the African Continent with a population of about 150 Million  and  Abuja  at  the  centre  which  also  serves  as  its  Federal  Capital.  The  historica levolution of medical physics as a profession and the current state of affairs together with the daunting challenges  staring the professionals  are discussed in  this  paper.  The role of  theVienna-based  International  Atomic  Energy  Agency  (IAEA)  in  the  establishment  of  clinical training programmes and in tackling the obstacles militating against the recognition of the profession in the continent of Africa and elsewhere in the world is appreciated as […]


55th National Congress of the South African Association of Physicists in Medicine and Biology

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The congress will be followed by a 3-day workshop (28th to 30th September 2017) organised in collaboration with the American Association of Physicists in Medicine International Science Exchange Programme (AAPM-ISEP). The workshop will be conducted by 6 international experts in the field of Radiation Therapy Physics and will focus on specialised techniques and advances in Radiation Therapy. The AAPM faculty will also present at the congress. These events are endorsed by the Federation of African Medical Physics Organisations (FAMPO), the International Organisation of Medical Physics (IOMP) and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). Important Dates Abstract submission has […]

Federation of African Medical Physics Organisations (FAMPO) Notice of election and timetable

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Members are hereby informed that the FAMPO Elections into the 4 (Four) Executive Committee (ExCom) positions: President Vice-President Secretary-General Treasurer will follow the guidelines below with the timelines as stated : 1. The election will be in an electronic way: by emails. 2. All the applications will be assessed by the Nominating Committee (NC) before circulating to all FAMPO members for elections. 3. The approved applications will be announced to the applicants. 4. 2 (Two) members from the NC will be appointed to receive the votes from members by emails. 5. The 2 members will forward the results to the […]