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2nd Interprofessional Education & Collaborative Practice for Africa Conference

Tuesday 30 July to Friday 2 August

Call for abstracts: 2nd Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice for Africa Conference

You are invited to register and submit an abstract(s) for the 2nd Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice for Africa Conference to be held from

• 30 July to 2 August 2019 at the
• Amref International University, Nairobi, Kenya

This conference provides an opportunity for participants to discuss ideas, devise and test strategies to mobilise concerted action to improve health and well-being for individuals, families and communities across Africa.

The conference is driven by the conviction that interprofessional action to improve working together will effect change, enhance quality of care, ensure safety, and optimise deployment of human resources on the continent.

The conference is a collaboration between the Africa Interprofessional Education Network (AfrIPEN), Sigma Theta Tau’s International Tau Lambda at Large Chapter , the WHO-FIC Collaborating Centre for the African region and Amref International University. We welcome all health collaboration champions, educators and researchers to Nairobi, Kenya from 30 July to 2 August 2019.

Whether you are a health or social practitioner, service user, student, academic, manager, policy maker or researcher, the conference will inspire and be an opportunity to compare perspectives, exchange experiences, share expertise and transform current understandings.

The overarching theme of the conference is Building an Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice culture: from policy to practice. The sub themes look to explore policy as catalyst for interprofessional education and collaborative practice (IPECP); evidence and best practice for IPECP; culture influencing IPECP; and breaking down professional silos for collaborative practice.

• URGENT: Deadline to submit abstract for a preconference workshop: 31 January 2019
• Deadline to submit abstract for an oral, poster (Round 1) or in-conference workshop: 1 March 2019

For more information visit the conference website: https://interprofessional2019.org/

We are looking forward to welcome you in Nairobi!

On behalf of the organising committee
Hester Klopper & Stefanus Snyman


Tuesday 30 July
Friday 2 August




Amref International University
Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map