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!


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Registration Fees and Accommodation

Terms and Conditions of Registration are available:
Individual Registration (EUR), Individual Registration (ZAR - South African Residents)
Group Registration (EUR), Group Registration (ZAR - South African Residents)



Discounts are available for groups of ten or more. This offer is valid for full-rate member and non-member registration types. Please contact conference@isqua.org or isqua.reghot@mci-group.com for more information.

High-Income Countries & Upper-Middle-Income Countries Registration  
Registration Type ISQua Member Rate    Non-Member Rate  

Pre and Main Conference (Sunday - Wednesday)

€1,270 €1,470 REGISTER NOW

Main Conference Only (Monday - Wednesday)

€1,020 €1,220 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 2 Days €700 €750 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 1 Day €350 €400 REGISTER NOW

*Members are entitled to one discounted registration per term (12 months). Become an ISQua Member for only €150 (HIC) or €112.50 (UMIC) - Register Now!

African Resident Registration (Upper-Middle-Income Countries [Algeria, Botswana, Gabon, Georgia, Equatorial Guinea, Libya, Namibia & South Africa])1  
Registration Type Was ISQua Member* & African Resident Non-Member & African Resident  
Pre and Main Conference (Sunday - Wednesday) €1,470 ZAR 11,160 ZAR 13,860 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference Only (Monday - Wednesday) €1,220 ZAR 10,260 ZAR 12,960 REGISTER NOW

[1]ISQua is offering a discount of up to 50% off our current rates to delegates who were both born in and currently work in an Upper-Middle-Income (UMI) African country as rated by the World Bank. Countries that are currently rated as UMI are Algeria, Botswana, Gabon, Georgia, Equatorial Guinea, Libya, Namibia and South AfricaSupporting documentation will be requested during the registration process

*Members are entitled to one discounted registration per term (12 months). Become an ISQua Member for only €112.50 (UMIC) - Register Now!

Low & Lower-Middle Income Countries Registration2  
Registration Type ISQua Member Rate* Non-Member Rate  

Pre and Main Conference (Sunday - Wednesday)

€570 €670 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference Only (Monday - Wednesday) €520 €620 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 2 Days €700 €750 REGISTER NOW
Conference - 1 Day €350 €400 REGISTER NOW

[2] ISQua is offering a discount of over 50% off our current rates to people who were both born in and currently work in a low or lower-middle-income country as rated by the World Bank. Supporting documentation will be requested during the registration process

*ISQua Members are entitled to one discounted registration per term (12 months). Become an ISQua Member for only €75 (LIC) or €112.50 (LMIC) - Register Now!

Student Registration [2]  
Pre & Main Conference (20th - 23rd October)   €550 REGISTER NOW

[2] Confirmation of Full Time Education will be required

Speaker Registration [3]  
Pre and Main Conference (Sunday - Wednesday)  €850 REGISTER NOW
Main Conference Only (Monday - Wednesday) €750 REGISTER NOW

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

Accommodation
Below are the main conference hotels along with the current rates. Accommodation is available through the registration portal. There are hundreds of hotels to choose from and are available to suit all budgets. The accommodation can be searched by location, price and star rating. Payment for accommodation can be made through the registration process.

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.

Air France/KLM Flight Discount
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Conference attendees can take advantage of attractive discounts, of up to 15%, on a wide range of public fares on all AIR FRANCE / KLM, and their code-shared flights worldwide.

 

Please proceed to this website and enter the code 34777AF

 

Travel Valid Period: 13/10/2019 to 30/10/2019

 

Event location: CAPE TOWN

Guidelines

The deadline for submitting abstracts is now passed. The results of all 2019 submissions will be sent via email by mid-May. If you are interested in submitting for a future ISQua conference please sign up to our mailing list here. The call for papers for Florence 2020 will open on October 23rd 2019. 

 

There are strict guidelines to be followed when putting together a presentation/poster/lightning talk. The guidelines can be found below; 

15 Minute Presentation

Lightning Talk

Poster Display

 

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

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2019 Conference Tracks

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, Development and Data for Quality and Safety

Committees



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The Programme and Planning Committee oversees the development of the scientific programme and is responsible for ensuring the quality of the content of the conference.

The Abstract Committee is responsible for scheduling the conference programme, including presentations, selecting oral and poster papers, expert panels, invited workshops and any other method that will maximise delegate exchange and involvement.

Become a Sponsor

Once a year ISQua brings together over 1,500 key decision makers from over 80 countries to share their expertise and knowledge in health care quality and safety improvement. Take advantage of this unrivalled gathering of key health care industry decision makers to enhance your company profile or launch a new product or service.

 

There are plenty of unique exhibition and sponsorship opportunities available. We can tailor an exhibitor or sponsorship package to suit your budget, helping you gain that competitive edge while delivering a tangible return on investment.


Contact Eadin Murphy at emurphy@isqua.org or Christopher Day at Christopher.Day@mci-group.com to find out more about all of the sponsorship opportunities available to you for Cape Town 2019.


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2019 Health Assessment Lab/Medical Outcomes Trust John Ware and Alvin Tarlov Career Achievement Prize

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Albert Wu

 

Recipient Selected for the 2019 Patient Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs) Career Achievement Prize:

 

The Health Assessment Lab/Medical Outcomes Trust is pleased to announce the selection of Albert W. Wu, MD, MPH as the recipient of the 2019 Patient Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs) Career Achievement Prize.  

 

Dr. Wu is Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with joint appointments in Epidemiology, International Health, and Medicine, and Surgery in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He is Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research (CHSOR), Director of the Masters of Applied Science in Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality, and Editor in Chief of Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management.

 

The award is named in honor of the Health Assessment Laboratory/Medical Outcomes Trust's founders, Dr. John E. Ware, Jr., and Dr. Alvin Tarlov - two of the world's leading pioneers in the development and use of patient reported outcome measures.

 

The successful candidate will have made significant contributions to the field of PROMs throughout their career.

 

Dr. Wu will receive the prize at ISQua's 36th International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa on October 21, 2019.  

 

Find out more about The Health Assessment Lab/Medical Outcomes Trust

Call For Papers

The deadline for submitting abstracts is now passed. The results of all 2019 submissions will be sent via email by mid-May. If you are interested in submitting for a future ISQua conference please sign up to our mailing list here. The call for papers for Florence 2020 will open on October 23rd 2019. 

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'.

 

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

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Conference Partners

We are proud to be working with our South African partners, COHSASA and Mediclinic, on our 36th International Conference

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Sponsors

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