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General information on Membership

The Society for Adolescent & Young People’s Health is a multidisciplinary organisation committed to improving the physical, mental and social health and well-being of adolescents and other young people through advocacy, health promotion, health service delivery, professional development, and research.

We welcome individuals and organizations who are passionate about improving the health of adolescents world wide to apply for membership!

Qualification for Membership

To qualify as an Individual or Organization member:

  1. The individual or organization shall apply for membership through the Executive Committee.
  2. The individual or organization shall agree with the objectives of the Society.
  3. The individual or organization shall be approved for membership of the Society by the Executive Committee.
  4. The individual or organization approved for membership shall have fully paid the prescribed (registration and annual membership/retention) dues before including his/her name in the Register of members.

Benefits of Membership

Benefits of Full individual members (including Fellows) shall include the following:

  1. A copy of “The Society’s” constitution and byelaws.
  2. Voting on matters under deliberation at the General Assembly.
  3. To be voted for any elective office on the Executive Committee and other arms of the Society.
  4. Serve on committees set up by the Society.
  5. Participate in the Society’s events at discounted rates.
  6. A copy of the Society’s newsletter, journals and other publications.

Benefits of Affiliate Institutions shall include the following:

  1. One or more complimentary Individual Full Membership Per Year as determined by the Society based on the Institutional subscription paid. Complementary members can vote but cannot be voted for. Each institution shall only be entitled to one vote on any electoral matter or position.
  2. Listed on the SAYPHIN list of Institutional members when annual subscription is paid.
  3. Receive the latest news for SAYPHIN events and activities.
  4. Opportunity to partner with SAYPHIN to bring a SAYPHIN event to their institution or location of interest.
  5. Logo and Link included on SAYPHIN website.
  6. Can provide content for marketing-related email to SAYPHIN Members Program email list at no cost for maximum of twice a year after which fees will be paid for such services.
  7. Opportunity to display SAYPHIN logo and link on their website, newsletter/e-bulletin and other media.
  8. Opportunity to access and search SAYPHIN membership list of experts to identify potential collaborators and experts.
  9. Can provide a list of courses and events links to be posted on the SAYPHIN website at subsidised rate.
  10. Get subsidised rate for advertisement and displaying their products at SAYPHIN events.

Types of membership

Individual Membership

Associate membership (Students/Trainees)
₦3,000

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Full membership (Professionals)
₦10,000

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Life membership (recommended)
₦100,000

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Benefit of individual membership shall include entitlement to the following:

  1. A copy of the Society’s constitution and bye-laws.
  2. Voting on matters under deliberation at the General Assembly.
  3. To be voted for any elective office on the Executive Committee and other arms of the Society.
  4. Serve on committees set up by the Society.
  5. Participate in the Society’s events at discounted rates.
  6. A copy of the Society’s newsletter, journals and other publications.

Institutional membership

The number of staff that each organisation currently has will determine the membership fee to be paid.

0-10 staff
₦30,000

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100 above
₦250,000

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11-50 staff
₦50,000

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Government and academics
₦50,000

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51-100 staff
₦100,000

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Non Governmental Organization
₦100,000

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Benefits of Affiliate Institutions:

  1. One or more complimentary Individual Full Membership Per Year as determined by the Society based on the Institutional subscription paid. Complementary members can vote but cannot be voted for. Each institution shall only be entitled to one vote on any electoral matter or position.
  2. Listed on the SAYPHIN list of Institutional members when annual subscription is paid.
  3. Receive the latest news for SAYPHIN events and activities.
  4. Opportunity to partner with SAYPHIN to bring a SAYPHIN event to their institution or location of interest.
  5. Logo and Link included on SAYPHIN website.
  6. Can provide content for marketing-related email to SAYPHIN Members Program email list at no cost for maximum of twice a year after which fees will be paid for such services.
  7. Opportunity to display SAYPHIN logo and link on their website, newsletter/e-bulletin and other media.
  8. Opportunity to access and search SAYPHIN membership list of experts to identify potential collaborators and experts.
  9. Can provide a list of courses and events links to be posted on the SAYPHIN website at subsidised rate.
  10. Get subsidised rate for advertisement and displaying their products at SAYPHIN events.

Why join the Society for Adolescent and Young People’s Health in Nigeria (SAYPHIN)?

The Society for Adolescent and Young People’s Health in Nigeria (SAYPHIN) is the national association of professionals working in the area of adolescents’ and young people’s health in Nigeria, including health professionals, social workers, counselling and educational professionals. Membership of SAYPHIN provides a strong platform for engaging with other experts with significant opportunities for personal and professional development, networking, and for influencing the development of adolescent and youth health programmes and policies and advancing the field of adolescent health and development in Nigeria.

The benefits of Personal Membership include:

  1. Access to education and training opportunities (eg webinars, online courses) that help build the capacity of local trainees and professionals
  2. Linkage to international training and mentoring networks, fellowships and scholarships
  3. Opportunity to join key committees that will further enhance personal opportunities for national, regional and global engagement and leadership
  4. Access to the national and global adolescent health community of practice
  5. Reduced fees for participation in national conferences, regional and world congress of the International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH events) (eg world congress)

The benefits of Organisational Membership, include all the benefits of personal membership plus:

  1. Visibility of your organisation within a national organisation and linkage to its regional and global network of adolescent health professional associations (eg linkage to the IAAH website).
  2. Promotion by SAYPHIN of your organisation’s events on its website and other forms of communication (eg national conferences, webinars)
  3. Opportunity to contribute to national policy development and agenda-setting in the field of adolescent health and development
  4. Opportunity for leadership roles within SAYPHIN
  5. Access to SAYPHIN membership and listserve and linkage to experts with specific adolescent health knowledge).

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