The ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY AND ALLIED PROFESSIONS IN NIGERIA(ACAPAN) was conceived in 2009 and formally came into being in October 2010. The vision of ACAPAN is that every Nigerian child and adolescent enjoys optimal mental health. As part of her mission, ACAPAN is committed to the promotion of child and adolescent mental health in Nigeria through innovative and collaborative efforts in advocacy, training, scientific study and service development. ACAPAN believes that interventions for child and adolescent mental health in Nigeria should be comprehensive, compassionate, evidence-based, and developmentally and culturally-appropriate. The organisation conducts its affairs according to the principles of representativeness, transparency and accountability. ACAPAN is made up of multidisciplinary mental health team members who are found nation wide and internationally, there they are actively raising awareness, advocating and providing relevant services focused at the promotion of Child and adolescent mental health in Nigeria.
Participants at the meeting of the ACAPAN and inauguration of new executives, held during the APN-AGM at Jos on the 23rd November 2017.
Prof Olayinka Omigbodun Prof Peter Ebigbo Prof Musa Abba Wakil Dr Oluwayemi Ogun Dr Alexander Otakpor Dr Idowu Malomo Dr Jibril Abdulmalik
South east: Dr. Onyinye Okoye North west: Dr. (Mrs) Aishatu Abubakar-Abdullateef North east: Dr. (Mrs) Asmau Mohammed Chubado DAHIRU North central: Dr. (Mrs) OluwabunmiBuhari South west: Dr. (Mrs) Adejoke Abiodun South south: Dr. (Mrs) Ehi Winifred Isa
Dr (Mrs) Oluyemi Ogun (President), Dr Jibril Abdulmalik (Secretary), Dr(Mrs)M.F Tunde-Ayinmode (Treasurer), Dr Cornelius Ani (UK Rep), Dr Ori Ogebe (US Rep),