5th Emergency Medicine Conference

15 October | Gallagher Convention Centre

13 - 15 October 2020

Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

5th Emergency Medicine Conference

Africa Health brings you the 5th Emergency Medicine Conference in partnership with both the Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa (EMSSA) and the Emergency Care Society of South Africa (ECCSA).

This unparalleled agenda will explore the unique challenges, and the upmost best practice, when considering pre-hospital emergency care. Progressive emergency department tools and techniques will also be considered.

This concise one-day conference is an essential must attend event for all emergency medicine healthcare professionals who look to hear from international experts, and to become a provider of high-quality emergency care, centralised around case-based knowledge, the latest standards, and of specific relevance to the unique nature of African medical emergencies. 

Conference chairs:

Andrew Makkink
President, Emergency Care Society of South Africa (ECCSA)
Lecturer: Department of Emergency Medical Care, University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa 


Prof Lee Wallis
Professor and Head of Emergency Medicine
University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University
Cape Town, South Africa

Dr Roger Dickerson
President, Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa

Key sessions:

  • Stroke management 
  • Pre-hospital airway management

What’s new?

  • Grad student research session
  • New expert regional and international speaker faculty
  • Brand new interactive sessions incorporating panel discussions & debates

Who should attend:

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

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