The ESMO Summit Africa 2024 is a three-day educational event with presentations focused on several key disease sites. Created for oncology professionals in Africa by international and local key opinion leaders, the Summit will put into context the most significant treatment advances presented at the ESMO annual Congress

Summit objectives

  • To provide the oncology community with a summary of the most significant treatment advances presented at the ESMO Congresses
  • To review the current standard of care for key malignancies from a local and international perspective
  • To discuss the current controversies in the management of specific cancers

Target audience

Medical and clinical oncologists, pharmacists, nurses, students, fellows, residents, general practitioners in oncology and other oncology healthcare professionals.


Sheynaz Bassa, South Africa
Nadia Harbeck, Germany
Devan Moodley, South Africa

Scientific Committee

Sheynaz Bassa, South Africa
Andrés Cervantes, Spain
Nadia Harbeck, Germany
Devan Moodley, South Africa


The programme of this event has been accredited with 20 ESMO-MORA category 1 points. Recertification is necessary for medical oncologists to remain professionally certified by ESMO. Recertification guarantees that a certified medical oncologist has continued to update her/his knowledge and continues to possess the necessary skills and standards for the practice of medical oncology. For further information please refer to  ESMO-MORA Recertification Process & Requirements.

The programme for this event has been accredited with CPD points by the University of Pretoria – for South African Healthcare Practioners:


Friday, 9 February 2024
Workshop 1: Rectal Cancer 3 Clinical
Workshop 2: Gynaecological Cancer 3 Clinical
Workshop 3: Palliative care 3 Ethics


Friday, 9th February 2024 5 Clinical
Saturday, 10th February 2024 7 Clinical, 1 Ethics
Sunday, 11th February 2024 4 Clinical

Health and Safety Policy

It is each participant’s responsibility to check and comply with the latest health and travel regulations to ensure a smooth and safe journey from the Country of origin to the event venue, and back.

During the event, ESMO will apply health and safety protocols according to the latest local authority guidelines and regulations.

In general, ESMO recommends

  • to apply health precautions and measures according to formal guidance and personal medical history
  • to stay up to date with the vaccination status
  • to perform a Rapid Antigen Test and wear a mask in case of symptoms

Hand sanitisers will be available throughout the venue; the use of mask is at own discretion in the absence of symptoms.

Any changes to the ESMO health and safety protocols will be communicated on this webpage.


ESMO bears no responsibility for any untoward events in connection with, before, during and after the meeting. Participants are strongly advised to take out their own personal and travel coverage.


For information, please contact Event Management Solutions
Tel: +27 21 7120571