Clinicians are set to gather in Kisumu for the 25th Annual Scientific Conference organized by the Kenya Clinical Officers Association.
The three-day conference, set to commence on Wednesday, will be officially opened by Health CS Susan Nakhumicha.
The event is themed “Strengthening Primary Healthcare for Sustainable Development” and will address vital healthcare issues.
Key topics to be discussed include improving maternal and child health, a multidisciplinary approach to Non-Communicable Diseases, integration of mental health services with primary healthcare, the role of Clinical Officers’ specialists in primary care, and more.
This year’s conference will be executed through a hybrid model, allowing abstract presenters to attend in person and delegates to choose between physical or virtual attendance.
The Kenya Clinical Officers Association, with a membership of around 5,000 Clinical Officers, continues to prioritize continuous professional development as it has done since its establishment in 1981, striving to enhance healthcare quality nationwide.
The 25th Annual Scientific Conference will serve as a platform for healthcare professionals to collaborate and address pressing healthcare challenges in Kenya.
With a comprehensive agenda covering maternal health, non-communicable diseases, mental health, and more, the conference aims to strengthen the primary healthcare system for sustainable development.
This year’s hybrid approach allows flexibility for attendees, ensuring the dissemination of knowledge and the exchange of ideas to promote better healthcare practices.