The 3rd Interprofessional Education in Africa Conference (AfrIPEN) 🗓

Moving health into the future through Interprofessional

Education and Collaborative Practice

Dates: 14-17 September 2021

Venue: Virtual platform

Conference registration fees

  • Before 31 July (early bird) – 20 USD
  • After 31 July (Normal rate) – 25 USD
  • AfrIPEN members – 20 USD
  • Students- 20 USD

Abstract Submission:

Abstract categories:

a) Oral presentation (Research-based)

b) In-conference workshop (Knowledge and skills development)

c) Share your story: IPE experiences (Non-research based)

Submission deadline: 15 April 2021 at 1600 GMT

Notification of outcome: 30 June 2021

Submit your abstract here

Confirmed Speakers

Prof. John H.V. Gilbert, C.M., Ph.D., LLD (Hon)., FCAHS

Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia; Senior Scholar, WHO Collaborating Centre on Health Workforce Planning & Research, Dalhousie University; Adjunct Professor, University of Technology, Sydney; Founding Chair, Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative.

The Stefanus Snyman Grant  

AfrIPEN is proud to announce the “The Stefanus Snyman Grant”. This grant is in honour of Dr Stefanus Synman (the past facilitator of AfriPEN) for his contribution to the development of Interprofessional education in Africa and the establishment of AfrIPEN. The grant will be award to five awardees from the African continent to attend the 3rdInterprofessional Education conference in September 2021. More information on how to apply for this grant is available at the AfrIPEN website:

Contact regarding the conference

Information regarding the conference is found on our website, and you may also contact Dr Elize Pietersen – for more information.


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