1st Biennial Health Sciences Research Conference

Call for Abstracts

Theme: “Towards realisation of Sustainable Development Goal 3, 2030”

The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Limpopo in collaboration with the University of Venda invites staff, postgraduate and undergraduate students to Submit Abstracts or Poster presentation in health related fields for the 1st Biennial Health Sciences Research Conference.

Abstract submission:

Submit oral or poster presentations under the following sub-themes:

  • Reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health
  • Infectious diseases and non-communicable diseases
  • Health systems and funding

Interested presenters are requested to submit a short abstract (<250 words) for consideration by 31 May 2019. Please use the guidelines and template, which can be downloaded on

Important closing dates:

31 May 2019:
Abstract submission closes
28 June 2019:
Abstract acceptance notification
02 August 2019:
Expression of interest submission closes
15 August 2019: Registration closes
30 August 2019: Late registration closes

Expressions of Interest (EoI) from exhibitors, sponsors, side events and workshops relevant to the conference theme are invited to submit their EoIs on or before the 2nd of August 2019. The exhibition and sponsorship invitation is available on

The following sponsorship packages are available:

R2 500

The conference will take place from 11 to 13 September 2019

For enquiries please contact:

Prof Kathrine Scholtz
Tel: (015) 268 4056 

Prof Tebogo Mothiba
Tel: (015) 268 4142 
Date created: 2019-04-25  12:46:26