Cape Town 2019 - #ISQua2019 20th - 23rd October 2019

Together with The Council for Health Service Accreditation of South Africa (COHSASA) and Mediclinic International, ISQua is delighted to host its 36th International Conference in Cape Town.

Cape Town is an incredibly diverse city - complete with sandy beaches and vibrant nightlife. There are so many things to see and do and no matter what your interests are, you're guaranteed to find something that you love.

Registration for #ISQua2019 is now open!

Call for Papers is now open!

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Call For Papers

Submit your paper now to be in with a chance to present at #ISQua2019


Having your work featured at the annual ISQua conference is an unrivalled chance to have key decision makers in health and social care consider your work and for you to make important connections with your peers.


Each conference has its own theme. The theme for 2019 is 'Innovate, Implement, Improve: Beating the Drum for Safety, Quality and Equity'.


We strongly recommend you read the paper guidelines prior to submission. The abstract submission deadline is 19th February 2019.


Share your ideas, successes and achievements with an international audience of healthcare professionals at #ISQua2019.

2019 Conference Tracks

Conference Tracks for ISQua 2019

Policy, Sustainability and Resourcing for Quality and Safety
  1. Environmental Impact
  2. Healthcare’s place and cost in Society
  3. Prevention of ill health
  4. Increasing the value of healthcare
  5. Medical Tourism
  6. Sustainable development of national quality policy
  7. Leadership and Governance:
    1. Health Ministries (policy integration, strategic & operational planning, performance and project management)
    2. Health Insurance Funds (strategic purchasing, contracting for quality, outcomes focus, provider profiling, clinical data sharing)
    3. Non-Governmental Agencies (consumer, professional and specialist associations)
The Person
Patient Safety
External Evaluation
Economics of Quality
E-health and Innovation
Healthcare Quality and Safety for LMIC
Primary, Community, and Integrated Care
Learning and Development

Plenary Speakers

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Erik Hollnagel
Senior Professor of Patient Safety, Jönköping University, Sweden
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Paul B. Batalden
Active Emeritus Professor, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
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Gilbert Buckle
CEO | Managing Consultant at Integrated Healthcare Solutions Ltd

Registration Fees

During the registration process you will have an opportunity to choose from 100's of hotels ranging from 2* - 5*. You can sort the hotels by price and distance to the conference venue.

Members are entitled to one discounted registration per term (12 months) If you require assistance please contact isqua.reghot@mci-group.com or conference@isqua.org

*Member (High-Income Countries & Upper-Middle-Income Countries) Registration    
Pre and Main - EarlyBird €1,145 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference Only - EarlyBird €920 REGISTER NOW
Pre and Main - Late Rate - Late Rate (after 12th July) €1,270 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference Only - Late Rate (after 12th July) €1,020 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 2 Days €700 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 1 Day €350 REGISTER NOW

*Members are entitled to one discounted registration per term (12 months)

*Member (Low & Lower-Middle Income Countries) Registration    
Pre & Main Conference - EarlyBird €470 REGISTER NOW
Pre & Main Conference - Late Rate (after 12th July) €570 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference - EarlyBird €420 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference - Late Rate (after 12th July) €520 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 2 Days €700 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 1 Day €350 REGISTER NOW

[1] ISQua offers a discount to people who were both born in and currently working in a low or lower middle-income country as rated by the World Bank. Supporting documentation will be requested during the registration process

*Members are entitled to one discounted registration per term (12 months)

*Member & African Resident (High-Income & Upper-Middle-Income Countries) Registration    
Pre and Main Conference - EarlyBird ZAR 9,360 REGISTER NOW
Pre and Main Conference - Late Rate (after 12th July) ZAR 11,160 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference Only - EarlyBird ZAR 8,460 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference Only - Late Rate (after 12th July) ZAR 10,260 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 2 Days ZAR 12,240 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 1 Day ZAR 6,300 REGISTER NOW

 

[1] ISQua offers a discount to people who were both born in and currently working in an HIC or UIC African country as rated by the World Bank. Supporting documentation will be requested during the registration process

*Members are entitled to one discounted registration per term (12 months)

Non-Member (High-Income & Upper-Middle-Income Countries) Registration    
Pre and Main - EarlyBird €1,345 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference Only - EarlyBird €1,120 REGISTER NOW
Pre and Main - Late Rate (after 12th July) €1,470 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference Only - Late Rate (after 12th July) €1,220 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 2 Days €750 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 1 Day €400 REGISTER NOW
Non-Member (Low & Lower-Middle Income Countries) Registration    
Pre & Main Conference - EarlyBird €570 REGISTER NOW
Pre & Main Conference - Late Rate (after 12th July) €670 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference - EarlyBird €520 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference - Late Rate (after 12th July) €620 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 2 Days €750 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 1 Day €400 REGISTER NOW

[1] ISQua offers a discount to people who were both born in and currently working in a low or lower middle-income country as rated by the World Bank. Supporting documentation will be requested during the registration process

Non-Member & African Resident (High-Income & Upper-Middle-Income Countries) Registration    
Pre and Main Conference - Early Bird ZAR 12,060 REGISTER NOW
Pre and Main Conference - Late Rate (after 12th July) ZAR 13,860 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference Only - Early Bird ZAR 11,160 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference Only - Late Rate (after 12th July) ZAR 12,960 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 2 Days ZAR 13,500 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 1 Day ZAR 7,200 REGISTER NOW

 

Student Registration [2]    
Pre & Main Conference - EarlyBird  €450 REGISTER NOW
Pre & Main Conference - Late Rate (after 12th July)   €550 REGISTER NOW

[2] Confirmation of Full Time Education will be required

Speaker Registration [3]    
Pre and Main Conference  €850 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference Only €750 REGISTER NOW

[3] Available for speakers over 45 Minutes, Special Code required

Programme and Planning Committee


Co - Chairs

  • Wendy Nicklin; President, ISQua
  • Sharon Slabbert; Chair, The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa


Committee

  • Emmanuel Aiyenigba; ISQua Africa Community of Practice
  • John Brennan; General Practitioner and and past RCPI & ISQua Scholar 
  • Helen Crisp; Independent Consultant for Quality Improvement in Healthcare
  • Maurice Goodman; Chief Medical Officer from Discovery Health
  • Peter Lachman; ISQua, CEO
  • M.A.Kadar Marikar; CEO, MSQH
  • Ziyanda Mgugudo-Sello; Medical Student (Registrar)
  • Thato Mosidi; Medical Student (Registrar)
  • Eugene Nelson; Director Population Health and Measurement at The Dartmouth Institute
  • Jacqui Stewart; CEO, The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa
  • Riccardo Tartaglia; Representative for ISQua 2020 Conference
  • Sodzi - Sodzi Tettey; Head of Africa Region, IHI
  • David Vaughan; Board Member, ISQua
  • Tyson Welzel; Group General Manager, Clinical Governance dept., Mediclinic
  • Yvonne Quadros; ISQua Person Centred Care Community of Practice 
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