Theme: NCD and HRH Challenges in Achieving MDG’s in Resource Limited Countries by 2015

MAT 44th Annual Scientific Conference and General Meeting
Date: 25th August 2011

Venue: BOT Training institution Mwanza

Host: MAT Lake Zone Chapter



Scientific Conference

  1. Non Communicable Disease; Challenges and the burden
  2. Health MDG’s; the role of professional associations
  3. Human Resource for Health Challenges

Pre conference  Activities

Health Camps

MAT in collaboration with TSA will conduct health camps in different sites of the lake zone where free medical services will be provided to the community from 22nd to 23rd August 2011.


  • Young investigators Award
  • MAT Award

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: June 15th    2011

Participants are requested to submit  abstracts to the secretariat . The abstract should reflect conference theme “ Non Communicable Disease and Human Resource for Health  Challenges in Achieving MDG’s in Resource Limited Countries by 2015”.

Abstract will be reviewed and assigned to appropriate sessions. Authors will be notified regarding abstract acceptance.

Accepted abstracts will be published on the conference CD, which will be distributed at the conference.

Only a very limited number of abstracts will be scheduled for oral presentation. Please indicate if you are submitting your abstract for oral or poster presentation.

Guideline for Submission

  • The abstract should be as informative as possible:
    • State specific objectives of study.
    • State method used, if pertinent
    • Summarize results obtained
    • State conclusions reached
  • Standard  abbreviations may be used.
  • Abstract length should not exceed  250 words
  • Poster should not exceed 36’’ tall and 48’’ wide

Abstracts should  be submitted via internet  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Notification of Accepted Abstract: July 8th 2011



Organizing Full Chapter Members

  • East and Central Zone
  • Lake Zone
  • Northern Zone
  • Southern Higherlands Zone


  1. Rodrick Kabangila—Chairperson
  2. Charles Mguta— Secretary
  3. Kajiru G. Kilonzo
  4. Prof. W Mahalu
  5. Akoko L. Onyango
  6. John Kaswija
  7. Issakwisa Habakkuk
  8. Hyasinta Jaka


  1. Francis Fredrick—Chairperson
  2. Anthony Massinde—Secretary
  3. Aboud Said
  4. Venance Maro
  5. Clement Mugisha
  6. Lairumbe  Silangei
  7. Joel M. Francis


Registration Fees: 20,000 TSH

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