The 6th Annual ECSACOP Scientific Conference

Theme : Building Resilience in health systems and exploring new frontiers beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Conference & AGM  Recordings

Day 1 : Friday 17th December 2021

 5.00pm – 7.00pm EAT (4.00pm-6.00pm CAT)

Recording : Evening Session

Day 2 : Saturday 18th December 2021

 8.30am – 2.55pm EAT (7.30am-1.55pm CAT)

Recording 1:  Conference sessions

Recording 2: AGM




Each year, ECSACOP holds a scientific conference which brings together delegates from different parts of the continent and abroad to share best practices and build lasting networks.

This year, the 6th Annual ECSACOP Scientific Conference will take place from Friday 17th to Saturday 18th December. The event will be held virtually.







The overall theme of the conference is “Building Resilience in Health Systems and exploring new frontiers beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic”

The conference will feature sub-themes in the following areas:

  • Review of the current evidence based interventions for COVID-19
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • HIV
  • Non Communicable Diseases
  • Nephrology & Gastroenterology
  • Vaccine Development & updates
  • Neurology and Respiratory Medicine
  • Health Systems
  • COVID-19 & Comorbidities
You may download the program at this link.






 Call for Abstracts


The College accepted abstracts until 22nd November. Download the abstracts template here.

The successful abstracts will be presented at the conference.

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Kindly use this link to register your participation.

After registration, you will automatically be redirected to a link for joining the virtual meeting. You will also receive an automated email with the same link.

Please note that the same link will be used for both days of the conference.





Guest Speakers

Dr. Ambrose Otau Talisuna

Dr. Ambrose Talisuna

Regional Advisor, IHR & Global Health Security WHO

Dr. Noela Clara Owarwo

Dr. Noela C. Owarwo

Deputy Head, Prevention, Care & Treatment

Dr. Philip Gothard

Dr. Philip Gothard

Associate Global Director for sub-Saharan Africa

Dr. Mulinda Nyirenda

Dr. Mulinda Nyirenda

Senior Lecturer, Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, Kamuzu University

Dr. Bruce Kirenga

Dr. Bruce Kirenga

Founding Director, MAkerere University Lung Institute
Makerere University

Dr. Kondwelani Mateyo

Dr.Kondwelani Mateyo

Consultant Respiratory Physician
University Teaching Hsp. Lusaka, Zambia








The conference will take place at the Avani Victoria Falls Resort, in Livingstone, Zambia, located at Mosi-oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia.

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Accommodation bookings can be made through a link that is exclusively for ECSACOP conference attendees. Visit this link to secure your accommodation today:

This striking hotel is located in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park and provides an exclusive private entrance with unlimited complimentary access to Victoria Falls – one of the wonders of the world. The hotel also offers access to viewing decks at sister hotel Royal Livingstone by Anantara. 

The link covers accommodation from Wednesday, 4th September to Sunday, 8th September.

The rate includes accommodation and daily buffet breakfast.

Please note:   Check-in Time is 14:00hrs (2pm)  

                          Check-out Time is 11:00hrs (11am)