Public Health Association of South Africa | Conference 2016

In partnership with the University of Fort Hare

UFH Centenary

19 - 22 September 2016
East London International Convention Centre

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PHASA Workshops

19 September 2016

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JuPHASA Conference

19 September 2016

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Main Conference

20 - 22 September 2016


Achieving the sustainable development goals: Transforming public health education and practice

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Who should attend

Policy makers; public health academics, students, health professionals, health service managers, individuals from non-governmental, community-based health organisations

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Why attend

The 2016 Conference builds on the 2015 Conference theme of “Health and Sustainable Development: The Future”. The 2015 Conference occurred shortly after the announcement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and while the SDGs were noted at the 2015 Conference, the 2016 Conference affords an opportunity for more in-depth discussion and debate in relation to the SDGs.  In particular, the 2016 Conference will focus on how public health education as well as practice will need to transform to achieve the SDGs.

The 2016 Conference will feature workshops, satellite sessions, panel discussions, oral and poster presentations and site visits. The very successful panel debate format of 2015 will be retained with National Health Insurance a potential topic. The 2016 Conference forms part of the University of Fort Hare’s centenary and this very special occasion will be marked during the opening of the conference as well as the gala dinner.    

The Public Health Association of South Africa and the University of Fort Hare look forward to welcoming you to the 2016 PHASA Conference

Deadline Dates

Early registration: 30 August 2016
Late registration: 14 September 2016
Workshop application: 11 July 2016
Satellite submission: 11 July 2016
Abstract submission: 11 July 2016
Bursary submission: 11 July 2016
JuPHASA abstract submission: 11 July 2016
Mentorship application: 11 July 2016
Confirmation of abstracts: 25 July 2016
Exhibition registration: 30 July 2016