The Kenya Medical Association (KMA) holds scientific conferences every year with different themes based on emerging changes and development in the healthcare industry. These conferences contribute to the professional development of doctors as well as improving healthcare in general. Scientific papers and researches are presented and discussed during the conferences and thereafter policies and resolutions formulated based around the discussions.

This year, the 48th KMA Annual Scientific Conference and AGM will be held on 22nd to 25th April, 2020 at Kamel Park Hotel, Kisii County. The theme will be: “The future today: Technology and Innovation in Healthcare” and the Sub-themes will be:

  1. The Future of Care and Treatment,
  2. Innovation and Access to Health Technologies,
  3. Digital Health,
  4. Healthcare Innovation Strategies and Development Programs.
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Expected participants

The conference targets about 400 delegates comprising of National Government, County Government, Medical Practitioners, Academia, Media, International delegates, Development Partners, Civil Society Organizations and many more.

Information about Kamel Park Hotel, Kisii

Kamel Park Hotel is a great definition of tranquility due to its wonderful location. It’s located in Kiogoro, Kilgoris Highway, Kisii- Kilgoris Road. Each amenity has its own characteristics & personality which helps set them apart from the competition and gives their guests a unique experience every time they visit the hotel.

Weather and Climate in Kisii

The weather in April in Kisii is wet (with 360mm of precipitation over 26 days). The high seasonal norm is 26°C and in the morning the temperature drops to 21°C. Thus, the mean temperature average in April in Kisii is 23°C.

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ALTERNATIVE ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Name of Hotel

Distance to Kamel Park Hotel

Single Self (Bed & Breakfast)

Single Self (Half Board)

Double Room (Bed & Breakfast)

Double Room (Half Board)

Contact

Kamel Park Hotel

Conference Venue

5,500

7,700

6,500

9,500

Phillip - 0723330861

Ufanisi Resort

8 KMs

5,500

6,500

6,500

8,500

Kevin- 0714966250

Itibo Resort

4KMs

5,000

6,200

N/A

N/A

Beatrice - 0728842931

Magharibi Garden

9.4 KMs

4,000

5,000

6,500

7,500

Drusilla - 0710562438

Lazion Hotel

9 KMs

2,500

3,500

3,500

4,500

Jim - 0723396037

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Transport Arrangement and Arrival at Kamel Park Hotel

All delegates as well as members of advance teams will be expected to make their own transport arrangements. If required, the Secretariat will assist to identify appropriate vehicles for hire.

Delegates are expected to arrive in the Hotel on 22nd April, 2020 for the official opening ceremony at 9am.

Means of transport:

Driving: The driving distance between Nairobi to Kisii is 306 km and it takes approximately 4h 39m to drive,

Flight: Airlines fly from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Kisumu Airport using Fly540, Jambojet Limited and Kenya Airways,

Distance from Kisumu International Airport to Kamel Park Hotel in Kisii is 131.4kms which is approximately 02h 45m drive. For Taxi cost, visit https://nairobishuttle.com/book-now/. It is preferable to pay in Local currency of Kenya Shillings.

Parking

Parking of vehicles will be at the Kamel Park Hotel.

Name Tags and Accreditation

  • NEC, Registered and paid up delegates and the secretariat will pick their already printed tags at the registration desk on 22nd April, 2020 early morning.
  • Any other person not listed above including Speakers, sponsors, Rapporteurs e.t.c. will be registered onsite and will be issued with name tags.
  • All Participants are required to wear their designated badges throughout the conference period.

PLEASE NOTE: All delegates will pass through the cashier’s desk, get a clearance receipt and then proceed to the registration desk.

Security

  • All participants will be screened,
  • There will be dedicated ushers to assist with logistics at the event.

Health and Safety

The conference secretariat has organized for first aid services with the hotel. Kindly note the Secretariat will only cater for minor medical cases and emergency evacuations will be facilitated where necessary and at the delegates cost. Delegates will cater for their medical bills if hospitalized.

Meals

From 22nd to 25th, the participants will be provided with lunch and the teas which will be covered in the Conference fee.

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