Call for Papers for International Scientific Conference 2015

The Pharmaceutical Society of Tanzania (PST) is now open for accepting abstracts for the upcoming International Scientific Conference 2015 that will be held from  25th  – 27th  November,  2015, at   BOT Institute Conference – Mwanza, Tanzania.

Conference Themes

The Conference will address a range of critically important issues and themes relating to expanded roles of Pharmacists. Plenary speakers include some of the leading thinkers in these areas, as well as a numerous paper, colloquium, poster and workshop presentations.

We are inviting proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, or colloquia addressing the Pharmaceutical opportunities through one of the following sub-themes:

  1. Pharmacists’ role in multi-Sectorial approaches in health care delivery in Tanzania
  2. Pharmaceutical Supply chain: Selection, Procurement, distribution and rational use
  3. Safety, efficacy and quality of pharmaceutical product in Tanzania
  4. E-health: Opportunities and Challenges
  5. Innovative approaches in Pharmaceutical care with BRN approach
  6. NCDs the growing burden of pills to patients
  7. Scaling up pharmaceutical services in Tanzania
  8. Neglected tropical diseases best approach for handling medicines
  9. HIV and AIDS: Position of Pharmacists in the Prevention, care and treatment.
  10. The role of pharmacist in emerging and re-emerging of diseases.
  11. Health financing: the role of pharmacist.

Dates in Summary

July 8, 2015 : Abstract submission opens
August 15, 2015 : Deadline for submission and editing
August 30, 2015 : Deadline to withdraw submissions from consideration, and avoid publication of abstracts of original work
September 10, 2015 : Notification to Presenting Authors of acceptance status
September 20, 2015 : Publication of accepted abstracts of original work
November 25 – 27, 2015 : PST 48th Annual Scientific Sessions in Mwanza, Tanzania

  • Mode of Application

    Authors who wish to submit an article for potential publication in the Pharmaceutical Society may submit a Proposal for Article Submission, while all members of the Society with an accepted proposal may submit their article at

    Proposal ideas that extend beyond these thematic areas will also be considered. And there are participation options for those individuals who cannot attend the conference.

  • Submit Your Paper Now!

Benefits of Abstract Acceptance

The annual showcase of investigators from around the Country presenting cutting-edge research on the latest advances in Pharmaceutical care and cases illustrating evolutions in patient care is a highlight of PST’s Annual Scientific Sessions.

PST 2015 offers opportunities for investigators to share important findings with colleagues and interact with global leaders in the field. Benefits of abstract acceptance include:

Publication – Accepted abstracts of original work are published in a top-ranked Pharmaceutical journal, The Journal of the Pharmaceutical Society of Tanzania – considered a “First Journal” for Pharmacists.

Awareness – Selected abstracts are promoted to the health and science media in the top Tanzanian markets.

Visibility & Feedback – Global experts in Pharmaceutical research and clinical care will see your work and dedicated viewing times create opportunities for discussion with faculty and attendees. Presenters benefit from this interaction by gaining feedback on current and future projects, while also discovering the latest research results and advances in Pharmaceutical care.

For the PST 2015 Executive Committee

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