Kenya 2019 2018-12-11T10:03:05+00:00

Welcome to the  5th International GNPHN Conference

Conference Aims:

To provide delegates with an opportunity to present and learn about new evidence-based knowledge concerning health systems/services/practice to enable public health nursing to contribute to the achievement of the targets of Goal 3 of the UN Sustainable Goals.
• To allow delegates time to discuss and formulate plans to implement possible changes in their countries/local health systems.
• To enable networking opportunities for delegates with international colleagues.
• To participate and represent public health nursing on international health policy groups and forums.
• To promote the Global Network of Public Health Nursing

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Annette Kennedy
Annette KennedyICN President
Prof. Miriam K Were
Prof. Miriam K WereCo-Founder, UZIMA Foundation
Prof. Dan C.O. Kaseje
Prof. Dan C.O. KasejeProfessor of Public Health, Tropical Institute of Community Health & Development (TICH) in Africa
Dr.David Weakliam
Dr.David WeakliamChair, Global Health Workforce Network
Dr Githinji Gitahi
Dr Githinji Gitahi Group Chief Executive Officer Amref Health Africa

The conference, will be from May 14th -16th   2019 and will be in held at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya 

Because of their global significance and relevance to Public Health Nursing, it was agreed to explore the contribution of Public Health Nursing to achieving Goal 3 of the UN Sustainable Development  Goals ‘Good Health & Well Being’ as a working title for the conference.

The sub themes will focus on the role of Public Health Nursing in achieving the targets of Goal 3 at every aspect and every population group including the elderly, maternal & child groups, people with disabilities, health care systems and safe environments. The focus is on; HIV/AIDS testing, disclosure, access and adherence to care; Adolescent reproductive health; Public Health leadership and governance; Health systems integration; rural, county and national levels; Infectious disease management; Community health strategy; Public health workforce, labour relations and Mental Health.


Sessions will be held through plenary interactions, workshops, symposia and scientific sessions. The scientific committee will be representative of international researchers and universities linked to Public Health Nursing.
Preconference Programme, Monday May 13th (Optional)

  • Site visits for registered delegates to health-related community projects
  • Opening ceremony in the evening

Conference Programme ,Tuesday 14th – Thursday 16th May

  • Full conference programme, and poster presentations
  • Global Network of Public Health Nursing discussion forum.
  • Gala dinner on May 15th  evening (optional)

Social Programme, Friday 17th_ Sunday 19th May (Optional)

  • Choice of tours including Safari Park. Tour packages will be available for conference delegates.

The Conference welcomes international policy makers, public /community health nurses, clinical nurse practitioners midwives, scholars, lecturers and other health related partners to submit abstracts and attend the conference.
We welcome expressions of interest from health-related organizations who could become partners, contributors or sponsors of the event.

Registration Fees:  Online registration begins on 1st May 2018

 Conference Registration Fees  Registration Fees in US Dollars
Non GNPHN Member International Delegates (Outside Africa) 350
GNPHN Member International Delegate 300
Delegates from Africa 280
Student Nurses (undergraduate) 150

Early Bird Discount:  Register online before February 28th 2019 and get an early bird discount of USD 50.

The registration fees exclude travel expenses, accommodation, the tours  which are all on delegate’s cost.



If for any reason you need to cancel your place at the conference, please ensure you are aware of our Cancellation policy