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COECSA Annual General Meeting (AGM)

  • Wednesday, 21st September 2022, from 17:15

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points

  • The Congress will be accredited by the Medical Council of Malawi and registered for CPD points.

Language

  • The official language of the Congress will be English. No simultaneous translation into any other language will be provided.

Currency

  • MWK Malawian Kwacha.

Climate

  • Average temperatures: 22 – 30 ℃. Light jacket essential for the evenings.

Electricity

  • The electricity supply in Malawi is 220 / 230 volts, AC 50 Hz.
  • If you are visiting from another country and would like to know if you will need an adapter, please follow this link: https://world-power-plugs.com/malawi

Insurance

  • The Congress Organizers cannot accept any liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss of, or damage to, property belonging to Congress participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the Congress. Please check the validity of your own insurance.

Visas

  • It is strongly recommended that all travelers check the latest visa requirements with the nearest Malawian Embassy or Consulate before travelling, The passports of all travelers entering Malawi must contain at least two clean (unstamped) visa pages each time entry is sought.
  • Travelers entering Malawi from countries where yellow fever is endemic are often required to present their yellow World Health Organisation (WHO) vaccination record or other proof of inoculation. If they are unable to do so, they must be inoculated at the airport in order to be permitted entry.

Insurance

  • The Congress Organizers cannot accept any liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss of, or damage to, property belonging to Congress participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the Congress. Please check the validity of your own insurance.

Special Dietary Requirements

  • Halaal & vegetarian: Please indicate your requirements on the registration form.

Time Zone

  • South Africa is GMT + 2 hours.