Second Symposium: Interprofessional Education for Africa in Nairobi

The Second Symposium: Interprofessional Education for Africa will be hosted in Nairobi, Kenya from 19-20 September 2019. As part of a preconference workshops on 17-18 September an ICF Facilitator Training course will be presented.

The symposium will be co-hosted by

  • AfrIPEN
  • Sigma Theta Tau’s Tau Lambda at Large Chapter
  • WHO-FIC Collaborating Centre for the Africa region
  • with the endorsement of AFREhealth

Theme:

Building the IPE Culture – from policy to practice

Topics for abstract submissions:

  1. Policy as catalyst for interprofessional collaborative practice
  2. Policy as catalyst for interprofessional education
  3. Interprofessional situational analysis informing policy development
  4. Culture influencing interprofessional education and collaborative practice

Venue:

  • Amref International University (AMIU), Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya

Dates:

Monday 16 Sept 2019:

  • Board meetings / working groups of AfrIPEN and Sigma Theta Tau’s Tau Lambda at Large Chapter

Tuesday 17 Sept 2019:

  • Preconferences, including ICF Facilitators Training Course (Day 1)

Wednesday 18 Sept 2019:

  • Preconferences, including ICF Facilitators Training Course (Day 2)
  • AGM: Sigma Theta Tau’s Tau Lambda at Large Chapter

Thursday 19 Sept 2019:

  • Symposium Day 1
  • AGM: AfrIPEN
  • Gala dinner

Friday 20 Sept 2019

  • Symposium Day 2

Important dates:

  • Abstracts & Registration open 1: 1 December
  • Abstracts close 1: 1 March 2019
  • Outcome 1: 28 March 2019
  • Abstracts 2 open: 1 April 2019
  • Abstracts 2 close: 3 May 2019
  • Outcome 2: 31 May 2019
  • Registration early bird closes: 31 July 2019
  • Registration closes: 30 August 2019