The 7th Annual ECSACOP Scientific Conference

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Theme: Tackling the burden of communicable & non-communicable diseases in Africa in the era of expanding digital health technologies

                   

 

 About the Conference

The Annual ECSACOP scientific conference brings together delegates from different parts of the continent and abroad to share best practices and build lasting networks.

For the Year 2022, the College will hold its 7th Annual ECSACOP Scientific Conference  from Thursday 22nd to Saturday 24th September. The event will be attended physically at Salima hotel in Malawi.

 

 

 

 

 

Call for Abstracts

 

The College accepted abstracts until 26th August. Download the abstracts guidelines here.

The successful abstracts will be presented at the conference.

CALL For Abstracts Poster final, date extended

 

 

 

Program

 

Kindly download the conference program here.

To access the presentations made under the sub themes, download this version of the program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conference Fees & Registration

To register for the conference, CLICK HERE

Conference registration fees are as follows:

*Conference registration fees for in person attendance are inclusive of airport shuttle between Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe and Salima, conference facilities, meals and conference materials (conference pack)

Payments can be made using the following bank details:

Account Name: College of Physicians Limited

Bank: National Bank of Malawi

Branch: Capital City Branch

Account Number: 1008802846

BIC/SWIFT CODE: NBMAMWMW007

A copy of the proof of payment should be sent to malawi2022conference@gmail.com

 

Kindly use this link to register your participation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venue

The conference will be held at Sunbird Waterfront Hotel and Sunbird Livingstonia Beach Hotel in Salima, Malawi.

Sunbird Waterfront Hotel and Sunbird Livingstonia Beach Hotel share the same premises and are managed by the same franchise.

Conference proceedings and events will be spread out between the two facilities.

Salima is a lakeshore district in southern Malawi. It is located 97 kilometres away from Lilongwe, the capital city of Malawi.

Getting to Salima

The easiest way to get to Salima for international travellers is through Lilongwe.

Malawian Airlines, Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airlines have regular flights into Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe.

The distance between Lilongwe and Salima by road is 97 kilometres. Traffic between Lilongwe and Salima is generally light.

An airport shuttle will be available for delegates from Kamuzu International Airport and the conference and accommodation facilities in Salima. There will also be a regular shuttle running between the conference hotel and all the surrounding accommodation facilities where delegates will reside.

To facilitate arrangements for the airport shuttle, please send your flight itinerary to malawi2022conference@gmail.com so that the conference organizing team arrange a shuttle for your airport pick up and drop off.

 

 

 

Accomodation

Accommodation for conference delegates has been arranged at the following facilities all of which are within easy reach:

  1. Sunbird Waterfront Hotel
  2. Livingstonia Beach Hotel
  3. Sigelege Beach Resort
  4. Blue Waters Beach Resort

Delegates are expected to book and pay for accommodation directly with any of the named hotels. Accommodation costs are not included in the conference registration fees.

The hotel websites, room options, rates and reservation links are below:

HOTEL

ROOM TYPE AND RATE

RESERVATION CONTACT/BOOKING LINK

Blue Waters Beach Resort

Deluxe Room –   $65/night

 

Small VIP Room $75/night

 

Big VIP Room   $85/night

 

reservationsbw@serendibhotel.com

 

Sigelege Beach Resort

 

Deluxe Room   $88/night

 

Executive Room $106/night

reservations@sigelege.com

 

sales@sigelege.com

Sunbird Livingstonia Hotel

Standard Room

 

$150/night

Email Ivyc@sunbirdmalawi.com 

 

And copy

 

Centralres@sunbirdmalawi.com 

 

Email subject: ECSACOP Conference Delegate Reservation Using ECSACOP conference rates

 

 

Sunbird Waterfront Hotel

Standard Room

 

$160/night

Email Ivyc@sunbirdmalawi.com 

 

And copy

 

Centralres@sunbirdmalawi.com 

 

Email subject: ECSACOP Conference Delegate Reservation Using ECSACOP conference rates

 

                   

 

 

 

Program:

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.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Malawi

Malawi is a land-locked country in southern Africa bordering Tanzania, Zambia, and Mozambique. Malawi’s capital and largest city is Lilongwe.

Malawi has an estimated population of 19,000,000. The people of Malawi are known for their warmth and hospitality.

The main tourist attractions are its freshwater lake, Lake Malawi, the scenic Mulanje and Zomba mountains, several national parks, game reserves and cultural heritage centres. Lake Malawi is renowned for its wide biodiversity and enormous range of fish species.

WEATHER

September falls within in summer season in Malawi. Temperature projections for the month of September 2022 fall between 16°C and 28°C.

COVID-19 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TRAVELLERS

 Click HERE for the most recent Malawi government recommendations for travellers to Malawi.

 

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. Joseph Aluoch

Dr Joseph Aluoch

Consultant Physician and Chest Specialist Nairobi Hospital, Kenya

Dr. Bruce Kirenga

Dr. Bruce Kirenga

Founding Director Makerere University Lung Institute.

Dr. Hachaambwa

Dr. Lottie Hachaambwa

Chief Executive Officer of Ciheb Zambia

Prof. Reena Shah

Prof. Reena shah

Consultant Physician, Aga Khan University Hospital

Prof. Jonathan Matenga

Prof Jonathan Matenga

Senior Stalwart & Mentor for postgraduate training fellows at University of Zambia

Nicholas Feasey

Prof. Nicholas Feasey

Professor of Clinical Microbiology at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

 

 
 
Enquiries/Help

Please send any enquiries you may have related to the conference to malawi2022conference@gmail.com.

 

You may also contact the following for any matters that require urgent attention or in case of emergencies:

 

Isaac Chirwa Phone/WhatsApp +265 888 128 429

Jonathan Ngoma Phone/WhatsApp +265 994 095 720

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. Joseph Aluoch

Dr Joseph Aluoch

Consultant Physician and Chest Specialist Nairobi Hospital, Kenya

Dr. Bruce Kirenga

Dr. Bruce Kirenga

Founding Director Makerere University Lung Institute.

Dr. Hachaambwa

Dr. Lottie Hachaambwa

Chief Executive Officer of Ciheb Zambia

Prof. Reena Shah

Prof. Reena shah

Consultant Physician, Aga Khan University Hospital

Prof. Jonathan Matenga

Prof Jonathan Matenga

Senior Stalwart & Mentor for postgraduate training fellows at University of Zambia

Nicholas Feasey

Prof. Nicholas Feasey

Professor of Clinical Microbiology at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

 

 

 

 

Guest Speakers

Dr. Joseph Aluoch

Dr Joseph Aluoch

Consultant Physician and Chest Specialist Nairobi Hospital, Kenya

Dr. Noela Clara Owarwo

Dr. Noela C. Owarwo

Deputy Head, Prevention, Care & Treatment
IDI-Makerere

Dr. Philip Gothard

Dr. Philip Gothard

Associate Global Director for sub-Saharan Africa
RCP-London

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

                                                       

 

 

 

 

 

Venue

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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Accomodation

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)

 

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