General Information


The conference brings together the following professionals:

  • Professionals in the field of cancer and palliative care,
  • Healthcare providers,
  • Students,
  • Policymakers,
  • Eminent researchers,
  • Academicians,
  • Donors,
  • Partners in corporate and businesses,
  • Patients, their caregivers, and the general public.

What to Expect from the Scientific Program

The conference features workshops, plenary lectures, parallel presentations, special interest side events, poster presentations, and exhibitions.

Venue and Accessibility

Speke Resort Munyonyo is in the neighborhood of Munyonyo, in Makindye Division, in the southeastern part of Kampala, Uganda’s capital along the northern shores of Lake Victoria. It is approximately 13 kilometers (8 mi), by road, southeast of Kampala’s central business district and 38.5 kilometers from Entebbe International Airport via the Kampala – Entebbe Express Highway.


The Official conference venue is Speke Resort Munyonyo. There are available low-cost budget hotels around the conference venue.

Visit Accommodation page for more details

Important Dates

Item / Aspect Deadline
Opening of the Conference Website: 3rd May 2023
Abstract Submission opens 3rd May 2023
 Abstract Submission closes 28th May 2023
Abstract Submission Extended 10th July 2023
Notification for abstract acceptance 28th July 2023
Registration opens 15th May 2023
Registration closes 10th September 2023.
Conference happens 14th – 15th September 2023.
Conference Gala Dinner 14th September 2023.

Visa information for Delegates traveling from outside Uganda

All visitors travelling to Uganda are responsible for checking visa requirements prior to their travel.

The government of Uganda issued a directive indicating that any person intending to travel to Uganda must first apply online and have a Travel Authorization/Visa Approval Letter before embarking on their travel to Uganda as there are no visas issued on arrival.

The following are the procedures to follow when applying for a Ugandan Visa online.

Step-1: Log onto  start a new application and accept the disclaimer.

Step-2: Select the;

Application type (Visa).

Category (Ordinary, Multiple-Entry, Diplomatic and Official, Transit, East Africa Tourist Visa).

Subcategory (single-entry, multiple-entry for 6-12 months, 12-24 months or 24-36 months).

Step-3: Fill the electronic form (Personal details of applicant).

Step-4: Add required documents depending on the category and reason for travel (Copy of recent passport size photograph, Copy of passport bio-data page, Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate, Recommendation letter, Police clearance, Invitation Letter etc.)

Step-5: Submit your application.

Step-6: Make payment for the visa applied for using either a MasterCard or Visa Card. All applications and payments are made online

Once the application is submitted and paid for, it will be studied by an Immigration Officer upon which a decision will be mad. If approved, an email with the Travel Authorization/Approval letter will be sent to the Applicant who then proceeds to download it, print it and embark on their travel.

Please note that during the approval process additional information may be required. All applicants are advised to submit their visa applications at least ten days before their intended date of travel.

See details on fees and a list of visa exempt countries here;

Traveling to Uganda and Requiring an Invitation letter; Please write to or for letters of invitation.

Frequently Asked Questions

If I submit an abstract, do I have to attend the conference?


Upon review by the Scientific Committee, all accepted abstracts will be scheduled in the Scientific Program either as Oral or Poster presentations.

The presenting author needs to have registered and paid to attend the conference.

Only abstracts of registered delegates will be scheduled in the Scientific Programme and all presentations will be given on-site, so if you have an accepted abstract, you are expected to present on-site.

I have submitted an abstract, how will I know it’s been accepted?


All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and allocated either an oral or poster presentation.

The abstract submitters will then receive notifications through the conference emails.

Please refer to the Key Important Dates section.

When and how do I register for the conference?


Registration is now open through You will need to create an account and then proceed with registration.

When your registration is received and completed, you will receive an email indicating that you completed the registration process. Please contact the conference Secretariat if you do not receive it.

I am presenting and or chairing a session, do I have to register for the conference?


Everyone attending the conference including presenters, and session chairs must register. Please refer to the instructions provided to register for the conference.

Will the conference offer any scholarships to delegates?


Yes, the conference secretariat will offer a limited number of scholarships for East African delegates. These must have submitted and accepted abstracts and will make presentations at the conference.

Still, have questions whose answers are not on the website?

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