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About Us

The Association of Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists of Nigeria (AATTN) has evolved from a regional initiative in 2007 into a nationally recognized organization, uniting Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists across Nigeria. Despite early challenges in Northern Nigeria, AATTN persevered, gaining recognition from all regions by 2016.

A key milestone in 2018, the National Conference/Workshop, showcased AATTN’s commitment to raising awareness and advancing the field, promoting collaboration and growth. As an officially registered health professional body since January 26, 2010, AATTN is known for its credibility and adherence to professional standards.

With 579 registered professionals, AATTN fosters a thriving community, enabling knowledge sharing, career development, and mutual support. The organization also provides access to high-quality training and education through affiliated healthcare institutions, including the University of Benin Teaching Hospital and Lagos University Teaching Hospital. AATTN is dedicated to the advancement of Anaesthetic professionals in Nigeria.

Our Passion

At the Association of Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists of Nigeria (AATTN), we offer a compelling choice for Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists in Nigeria. Here are the reasons to choose us:

1. National Reach: AATTN started as a regional initiative in 2007 and has since grown into a respected national organization. We have successfully united Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists across Nigeria, offering a strong support network for professionals in our field.

2. Proven Expansion: Our journey has been marked by dedication and growth. Despite initial challenges in Northern Nigeria, we persevered and, by 2016, gained recognition and participation from all regions of the country. We are committed to serving Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists across Nigeria.

3. Leading Awareness: AATTN’s significant recognition and popularity in 2018, through a National Conference/Workshop that saw participation from professionals across the nation, underlines our commitment to raising awareness, advancing our field, and providing opportunities for collaboration and growth.

4. Official Registration: AATTN is an officially registered health professional body by the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria since January 26, 2010. Our credibility and adherence to professional standards make us a trusted choice for Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists.

5. Robust Membership: With a current membership of 579 registered professionals, AATTN offers a thriving community of Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists. This network allows for knowledge sharing, career development, and mutual support.

6. Access to Training: AATTN has established training centers in renowned healthcare institutions across the country, ensuring that our members have access to high-quality training and education. Our affiliations include institutions like the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, and more.

7. Clear Mission and Vision: Our mission is to have a well-organized registered National Body of all Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists in Nigeria. We work diligently to sustain the unity of our profession, striving to achieve our set goals and objectives.

When you choose AATTN, you choose a dedicated and nationally recognized organization that stands for professional excellence and unity. We are here to support, nurture, and advance the careers of Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists in Nigeria. Join us and be a part of a growing community committed to the highest standards in our field.

So far so good!

The Association of Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists of Nigeria (AATTN) has a noteworthy history and mission to unite and support Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists in Nigeria. Here is a summary of the key points from the information you provided:

  1. Formation in 2007: The association was established in August 2007 during a 3-day update course organized by the Department of Anaesthesia at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital in Benin City, Edo State. The initial focus was on Anaesthetic Technicians from the South-South geo-political zone, which comprises five states in Nigeria.

  2. Expansion to a National Association: After its formation, AATTN aimed to become a national organization. Initially, it found success in the South-West and South-East zones but faced challenges in the Northern zones. However, over approximately seven years, it began gaining recognition and participation from the Northern zones around 2016.

  3. Increase in Awareness: The association gained significant recognition and popularity in 2018 following a National Conference/Workshop, which saw participation from Anaesthetic Technicians from both the Southern and Northern parts of Nigeria. This event helped the association grow and gain members from across the country.

  4. Registration as a Professional Body: AATTN was officially registered as a health professional body by the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria on January 26, 2010.

  5. Membership and Training Centers: AATTN currently has 579 registered members and has established training centers in various healthcare institutions across Nigeria, including prominent institutions like the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, University College Hospital in Ibadan, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Rivers State College of Health in Port Harcourt, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital in Lagos, and some private health educational institutions.

  6. Mission and Vision: The mission of AATTN is to have a well-organized registered National Body of all Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists in Nigeria. The vision is to ensure that the unity of all Anaesthetic Technicians & Technologists in Nigeria is sustained to achieve their set goals and objectives.

Overall, the Association of Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists of Nigeria has grown from its regional beginnings to become a national professional body, uniting Anaesthetic Technicians and Technologists across Nigeria and contributing to their professional development.