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The Tanzania Public Health Association announces its 36th Annual Scientific Conference to be held at ICE Main Conference Hall at Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania from November 18- 21, 2019. The goal of this Scientific Conference is to facilitate communication between public health practitioners, scientists, trainers, policy makers, donors, students, media and the general public. The conference will feature speakers discussing the latest public health issues highlighting the need for innovative approaches to address the Sustainable Development Goals. The conference theme is “Community engagement to promote people-centered actions for sustainable public health”. In addition, this Conference will cover public health relevant topics under six Sub-themes.

1. Universal Health Coverage
2. Antimicrobial Use and Resistance
3. Food and Nutrition,
4. Communicable and non-communicable diseases
5. Participatory Approaches in Health Promotion
6. Cross-cutting topics: Road Traffic Injuries, Climate change.

Date: November 18- 21, 2019.

Venue: Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania

Important Dates;

  • June 01, 2019: Registration and abstract submission open
     September 30, 2019: Abstract submission close
     October 15, 2019: Full paper submission close
     October 31, 2019: Notification of Conference Programme
     October 31, 2019: Early bird registration close
     November 15, 2019: Submission of PowerPoint presentation files close

The registration fee will include access to all conference sessions, conference materials, luncheon and refreshments. The registration fee should be paid to:

Account Name: Tanzania Public Health Association
Name of Bank: National Bank of Commerce Ltd
Account No: 018101001926.
Bank Branch: Samora

Submission of abstracts
Public health scientists/practitioners from all corners of the world are invited to submit their abstracts of original research, review papers or policy briefs to be considered for presentation during the conference. Authors should indicate if the Abstract is to be considered for Oral or Poster presentation. Abstracts not exceeding 300 words should be structured into: Background, Objective, Methods, Results and Conclusion. All abstracts will go through a peer-review process carried out by a TPHA review panel. The review panel reserves the right to reject any abstract considered not to meet the conference criteria. Abstracts should be submitted only using the online submission form to to reach the Secretariat not later than September 30, 2019.
Public and Private Health Management Institutions/Organizations, Companies, and Individuals are invited to display their promotional materials or products. The exhibition fee is TShs. 500,000/=. For more information, or to book your space, please contact or call +255737728254. Please confirm your participation by September 30, 2019.
Conference sponsorship opportunity
We are currently seeking partners for our Conference Theme and Sub-Themes.

If you are interested in being an official partner of the 36th Tanzania Public Health Association, please contact the Executive Secretary through;

Email: or Telephone: +255737728254,  +255754304267.
The Conference Secretariat,
Tanzania Public Health Association,
Kingunge Rd No.2, Block 45 Plot No.66, off Mwananyamala Road, P.O. Box 7785, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Tel: +255754314701, +255737728254, +255752079423,