The African Association of Physiological Sciences (AAPS) is committed
to developing the capacity of basic medical scientists in the African
continent, to disseminate the latest development in physiological
sciences and to promote the advancement of African physiological
The society hosts
congresses every fourth year, and participates in international
The African Association of Physiological Sciences (AAPS) was
inaugurated in Kuopio, Finland on July 8, 1989.
The association was officially launched in 1992 at its first conference
in Nairobi Kenya. AAPS was elected as a Regional member of IUPS in 1993
together with FEPS.