What we do

Ibadan Medical Specialists Group (IMSG) is a registered charitable organisation (UK Charities Commission number 1090030), established in 1995 by a group of UK-based medical graduates of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan.


IMSG's objectives centre around the promotion of medical education and research in Ibadan. Its activities reflect these objectives and over the years have included the following:

  • Computers for E Latunde Odeku Medical Library (1995)
  • Theatre clothing and shoe covers for medical students (1996 to 2010)
  • Heavy-duty photocopier for E Latunde Odeku Medical Library (1997), through UK fund-raising
  • Journal subscriptions for E Latunde Odeku Medical Library (from 1998)
  • Fax machine for E latunde Odeku Medical Library
  • Overhead projectors for various College of Medicine departments (from 2000)
  • Travelling Fellowship for resident doctors (from 2001)
  • Annual IMSG Symposium at the College Annual Alumni Week (from 2001)
  • Audiovisual package of laptop + overhead projector for various faculties (from 2003)
  • College Prize for medical students
  • Support for the IT Department in the form of staff training sponsorship (from 2009)


Since 2005, IMSG has undertaken four fund-raising dinners in the UK on behalf of the College. Each of these events raised an average of £10,000. This has been used for the following projects:

  • 2005: Projection Microscope package for Pathology Lecture Theatre, 4th Floor, Clinical Sciences Building (Installed 2006)
  • 2007: Wireless network (Internet Access) system for the College of Medicine
  • 2009: Projection Microscope package for the Physiology Lecture Theatre in the Pre-clinical School of the College of Medicine
  • 2011: Heavy duty photocopier presented to the College on 31 October 2012