2023 AfRIG Meeting
June 5-9, 2023 Cape Town
South Africa

Call for Abstract Proposals Submission Deadline: March 14, 2023

The African Regional Interest Group is now accepting abstracts for oral/poster presentations in the area of pharmacoepidemiology for the 2023 AfRIG Meeting,

June 5-9, 2023.

Instructions for oral/poster click here

Deadline: March 14, 2023


The conference will also allow online registrations (at a reduced rate) to attend the sessions in the main Auditorium (all the plenary sessions and the symposia). Visit our website to view the program

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Guidelines for Abstract Submission


Suggested categories for abstract submission are:

  • Antimicrobial resistance (including utilization patterns, AMR situation)
  • Antimicrobial stewardship programmes including their impact
  • Drug utilization research general (including drug use patterns drug interactions, database studies and methodologies, e.g. qualitative vs. quantitative studies, etc.)
  • Geriatric Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Health Economics/Outcomes Research
  • Pediatric Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Pharmacovigilance (including vaccines)
  • HIV/TB
  • COVID-19 (including clinical trials, misinformation, pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacovigilance of vaccines)
  • Re-emerging diseases (Ebola, Lassa fever)
  • Cardiovascular diseases (including addressing concerns with adherence and appropriate management
  • Other NCDs including pain management, mental health and cancers
  • Healthcare policy (in addition to the above) including issues of drug shortages, enhancing the rational use of medicines across sectors (DTCs, quality        indicators, etc.) and enhancing access to medicines
  • Complementary/ traditional medicines
  • Other


All abstracts must be submitted electronically by using the on-line submission form by March 14, 2023. No late abstracts will be accepted.


Important Dates

  • Deadline for Abstract Submission: March 14, 2023
  • Abstract reviews: March 30, 2023
  • Notifications: April 8, 2023

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