4th Emergency Medicine Conference

Wednesday,18 October | Gallagher Convention Centre

Theme: Sustainable emergency care in Africa

22 - 24 October 2024

Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg

 6 Clinical, 2 Ethics (NHI, Transplant) - CPD points

Theme: Sustainable emergency care in Africa

The 4th Edition of the emergency Medicine Conference will be under the theme: Sustainable Emergency care in Africa. With the partnership of the Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa (EMSSA), local and global experts will discuss latest updates in emergency medicine practice in Africa, and best practices in managing challenging cases in the Emergency department. The programme will also cover different sustainability topics and its relevance to the ED, such as nutrition deficiency in children presenting at the ER, Rape in Sa, and quality education for Emergency professionals.

In Partnership with:

Benefits of attending:

  • Discover best management practices of different clinical presentations in the ER.
  • Identify opportunities of sustainable development in Emergency medicine
  • Learn different benchmarking standards in Emergency medicine in Africa and compare to world standards
  • Discuss different approaches of managing mental wellbeing in the Emergency department

Key topics

  • Late Presentations in the ED due to Poverty and its implications
  • Drowning, Snakebite and other challenges and their ED management
  • Medicolegal issues in ED

Who will be attending?

  • Emergency medicine physicians/consultants  
  • Emergency care practitioners/technicians  
  • Emergency service providers (ESPs) 
  • Nurses 
  • EM registrars 
  • Academia 
  • Doctors/GPs 
  • Medical officers 
  • Trauma surgeons 
  • Paramedics 

Scientific committee

Conference Co-chair:
Prof Feroza Motara,
President, Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa, Academic Head: Emergency Medicine Division | Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Witwatersrand Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa 

Mande Toubkin, General Manager: Emergency Trauma, Transplant, Corporate Social Investment & Disaster Management, Netcare Limited, Johannesburg, South Africa 

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