Ndola Teaching Hospital, Eye Clinic, Postal Agency, 10101, Ndola, Zambia

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2019 Congress Details

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Dear Colleagues and Friends
It is with pleasure that I invite you to join the Zambia Ophthalmological Society in the 2019 congress. It provides a platform at which all eye health workers and cooperating partners within the country and abroad get together to share knowledge and skills in the ever-growing field of Ophthalmology.
The theme for this congress is“Bridging the gap in eye health to achieve excellence for all”. We envisage an interactive, educative congress and a forum at which Ophthalmologists, Ophthalmic Clinical Officers, Ophthalmic Nurses and Optometrists will participate and we look forward to lots of scientific presentations and discussions as well as an insight into the technical advances in Ophthalmology. Registration fees are:

Ophthalmologists K1,000 Associate members K300 Managers K 500

On behalf of the organizing committee, I wish to welcome you to the 2019 ZOS annual scientific Congress and annual general meeting.
Thank you.

15 Nov – FRIDAY

Speaker Rehearsals: 07:00 ¬– 08:00 AM
Technical personnel will be available to assist speakers in order to review
Presentations and test AV compatibility.
Take time to book for a slot in advance via E-mail


  • Cornea &Cataract Surgery
  • Eye Trauma
  • Glaucoma
  • Medical & Surgical Retina
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Infections
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Paediatric& Strabismus
  • Low vision &Refractive errors
  • Uveitis

Zambia’s capital, Lusaka, turned 100 years old in July 2013 and is noted as one of the fastest growing cities in Southern Africa. There are many interesting things to do and places to see when in Lusaka. The City offers a wide range of nightlife experiences, from upmarket clubs and restaurants to roadside pubs, where you can spend some time with the city’s inhabitants and get to know their style of music.

All abstracts must comply with the guidelines. Submit abstracts to Scientific Chairman, Dr. Willard B. Mumbi. Email: willbwalya@yahoo.com

-Submission of abstracts close on 20thOctober 2019 at midnight in Zambia.

-Free papers by Ophthalmologists, Registrars and any other eye health Professionals will be considered for presentation.

-Structured abstracts and the text of the abstract in, must be in Microsoft Word.

-All presenters of papers and posters need to be registered for the congress

-ZOS Scientific Committee will take it for granted that good clinical practice is observed in the conduct of all research. This applies especially to clinical studies involving patients and patient care, and includes the understanding that the appropriate Ethics committee’s approval has been secured.

Abstracts should be structured into the following sections:

  • Theme Area
  • Mode of presentation: Indicate poster or oral
  • Title
  • Authors and Affiliations of Authors
  • Introduction or Aim (maximum 20 words)
  • Materials and Methods (maximum 120 words)
  • Results (maximum 234 words)
  • Conclusion (maximum 26 words)

The Program Committee will make every effort to
accommodate all qualified abstracts within the program. Final determination of mode of presentation to be given and
placement within the program will be.

A luxurious retreat in one the fastest growing and most hospitable cities in Africa, Taj Pamodzi is the undisputed choice for business and leisure travellers to the sparkling Zambian capital. 22 kms away from the international airport, the hotel is set amidst tropical gardens in Lusaka’s central business district, with 192 contemporary rooms and suites ushering you into the good life.
It is also the city’s premier choice of venue for corporate meetings and glamorous soirees, with five all-equipped meeting rooms, a large ball room and immaculate, warm Zambian hospitality. The hotel exceeds expectations of global travellers at every turn, whether you’re socializing with Lusaka’s swish set over martinis and single malts at Marula Bar, working out at the fully-equipped fitness centre and squash courts or luxuriating in a wellness treatment at the award-winning Jiva Spa.
The concierge desk hand-picks itineraries that allow guests to explore the region’s best kept secrets, from the vibrant Sunday Market and bungee jumping at Victoria Falls to walking with cheetahs and boating amongst hippos at some of the best wildlife sanctuaries in the world.
Contact details: Church Rd, Lusaka, Tel: +260 211-254455 , Email: pamodzi.lusaka@tajhotels.com


Contact the guest house direct for rates and bookings.

Chainama Hotel

Tel: +260 211 290 043


Nena Guest House

Tel: +260 977 773 213

11Chipovu Road, Off Addis Ababa Drive

Mika Hotel

Tel: 26096 1876570

116 Kudu Rd,


Townland Lodge

Tel: +260 969803816


Zebra Guest House

Tel: +260 211 293 205

Cell: +260 977 489 800


Natwange Backpackers

Tel: +260 966 303 816

20 Kariba, Kalundu,


Cresta Golfview Hotel

Tel: +260211 290 770

10247 Great East Road,


Villa Executive Lodge

Tel: +260 967 229 475

Chisangano Rd.


Lusaka Backpackers

Tel: +260 977 805 483

Mulombwa Cl, Lusaka

A commercial exhibition will run parallel to the main programme and we hereby cordially invite all companies to actively participate and apply now for sponsorship packages with floor space to exhibit their products.
 The Financial support of exhibitors is very important to a meeting like this.
 Exhibition build-up day is 13th November 2019. Time will be advised. Stands must be ready on 14th November by 08:00 AM.
 Terms and conditions will apply. Ensuring that congresses and exhibitions of this nature are managed professionally and fairly, participating companies must adhere to regulations, codes of practice, guidelines, terms and conditions.
 Enquiries, bookings and registration:Ms Mwiche Chipoya, Email: zambiaophthalmologysociety@gmail.com

Exhibition Floor Space Only

• International company USD 2,000

• Local company – 3m x 3m USD 1,500

• NGO – 3m x 3m USD 1,500

Sponsorship Packages

• Platinum Sponsorship Amount USD 10,000

• Gold Sponsorship Amount USD 7,500

• Silver Sponsorship Amount USD 5,000

• Bronze Sponsorship Amount USD 3,500

Exhibitor Badge Registration

-Manger ZMK 500.00

-Manager extra person ZMK 300.00

-Accompanying person ZMK 200.00

-Amount in USD available on request

Sponsorship Benefits

Benefits will include some or all of the following:

  • Priority choice of location in the exhibition area
  • Complimentary floor space
  • Exhibitor badge registration
  • Advertising in the final programme book
  • Promotional item in all delegate congress bags
  • Slide advertisement to be included in a slide show that will be displayed in the plenary venue at the start and end of the session.
  • Acknowledgement: Company logo will be displayed on the website with a link to sponsor’s website and it will be printed in the final programme book with recognition applied according to the sponsorship level.