Theme: Progress of Rheumatology in Africa
- Inflammatory arthritis in Africans
- Connective tissue diseases in Africans
- Penetration of biologics and biosimilars in Africa
- Pediatric rheumatology in Africa: The path ahead
Date: 6-8th September 2019
Congress’ committies: to be found here
Venue: Hilton Flic en Flac, Mauritius
Registration: Registration to be submitted by following the link
Contact person: Dr(Mrs) Kaminee Munee
Tel:+230 5745 86 75 email: email@example.com
Sponsorship letter : to be downloaded here
01/04/2019 till 08/08/2019
|As from 09/08/2019
* Trainees should produce a letter from their institution on the website.
All-inclusive registration includes:
- Coffee breaks and lunch during three days congress.
- Welcoming cocktails
- Gala dinner
- Access to exhibition area and posters
Payment method : Direct bank transfer:
Bank details: State Bank of Mauritius Candos Branch
Account Number: 62030100199914
Swift code : STCBMUMU
Account beneficiary: Rheumatology Society
Bank transfer charges to be born by the delegates.
The remittance for payment to be sent on this email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Refunds and cancellation policies
- 80% refund if registration is cancelled before 4th of June 2019
- 50% refund if registration is cancelled between 5th June and 4th August 2019
- No refunds if registration is cancelled after 5th August 2019.
Le Meridien Hotel:
||Bed & Breakfast
||Half-board meal plan
|Single rate per room per night
|Double rate per room per night
|Triple rate per room per night
- Standard check-in: 15h00
- Standard check-out: 12h00
- Early check-in or late check-out: 70% of room rate
- Children Policy:
- Between 4 to 11 years old maximum of 2 children can share parent’s room on half board basis
- Between 12 to 16 years old maximum of 1 child can share parent’s room with a supplement of USD 45 per child per room.
- Above 16 years old is considered as adult and adult rate are applicable
More information can be available from the contact below:
Sales Specialist Group| Mauritius
c/o Le Méridien Ile Maurice | Village Hall Lane Road | Pointe aux Piments | Mauritius
Tel:+230 204 3360 | Fax: +230 204 3304 | Mobile: +230 59734719
*Budget accommodation is available in the vicinity: To be updated
For more congress information send mail to email@example.com
The Republic Of Mauritius is an island nation located in the South West part of the Indian Ocean,
The island of Mauritius lies 855 kilometers east of Madagascar, about 2400 kilometers south east of Africa mainland, and about 3,900 kilometers southwest of India. The Republic of Mauritius includes the islands of Rodrigues, Agalega and St. Brandon and some 49 uninhabited islets.
The capital and largest city Port Louis is located on the main island of Mauritius.
The main island Mauritius is 65 km (40 mi) long and 45 km (30 mi) wide. Its land area is 1,864.8 km2. The island is surrounded by more than 150 km (100 mi) of white sandy beaches, and the lagoons are protected from the open sea by the world’s third-largest coral reef, which surrounds the island.
The estimated resident population of the Republic of Mauritius was 1,265,577 as at 1st July 2018. Mauritius has the highest population density in Africa. Mauritius is a multi-ethnic society, drawn from African, Indian ,Chinese and European (mostly French) origin.
According to the 2011 census conducted by Statistics Mauritius, Hinduism is the largest religion at 48.5%, followed by Christianity (32.7%), Islam (17.2%) and other religions (0.7%).
The Mauritian population is multilingual.
Mauritian french Creole is the mother tongue of most Mauritians, most people are also fluent in English and French; they tend to switch languages according to the situation. French and English are favoured in educational and professional settings, while Asian languages are used mainly in music, religious and cultural activities. The media and literature are primarily in French.
Mauritius has a tropical climate with 2 seasons: a warm humid summer from November to April, with a mean temperature of 24.7 °C (76.5 °F) and a relatively cool dry winter from June to September with a mean temperature of 20.4 °C (68.7 °F).
In September 2019 we are expecting temperature highest 25 °C and lowest 18°C.
We have a diverse cuisine from Indian, Chinese, European and Creole food.
Our national Airline is Air Mauritius which offers direct flights to South Africa, Kenya ,London, Paris. Amsterdam, Perth ,India ,Hong Kong ,Bangkok and China.
Other airlines like South African Airways ,Kenya Air ways, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, Air Italia, Luftansa ,British Airways ,Air France ,Air Austral and Air Madagascar offers direct flights to Mauritius.
There are 4 direct flights per day from South Africa ,3 times per week from Nairobi by Kenya Airways, 2 flights per day from Dubai by Emirates and one flight per day from Istanbul by Turkish Airlines.
Air Mauritius has 2 flights daily to Paris and London.
The Mauritian rupee is the currency of the island
1 USD= Rs 34.03
1 Euro=RS 39.4
Credits cards are accepted widely and ATM machines are available almost everywhere.
Health & safety
In regards to health and safety, no vaccine is needed when travelling to Mauritius and tap water is safe to drink.
Main Tourist Attractions and activities
Mauritius possesses a wide range of natural attractions as well as many man-made attractions, all for you to enjoy a sub-tropical climate, clear postcard beaches, calm sea conditions, tropical fauna and flora complemented by a multi-ethnic and cultural population that is friendly and welcoming.
More information available on the official website below: