CME-CPD Accreditation

CME-CPD Accreditation

Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME) 

The 13th Meeting of the International Society of Pneumonia and Pneumococcal Diseases, Cape Town, South Africa 17/03/2024 – 20/03/2024, has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 21.5 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.”

American Medical Association (AMA) 

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at  

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. For more information, visit:  

European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology

Accreditation is granted following EBAP and UEMS accreditation standards in order to allow learners to validate the credits obtained at this activity in their home European country. Following EBAP’s evaluation, the above-mentioned CME activity has been found worthy of accreditation by EBAP for 21.5 CME credits covering the whole program.

The European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation which accredits continuing medical education (CME) activities according to strict quality criteria. Further information could be found here:

Credit Breakdown  

Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

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Educational Objectives   

After participating in this educational event, learners should be able to:

  • Address individual needs in compliance with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) plan.
  • Discuss new developments in the fields of pneumococcal disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
  • Discuss new research about pneumococcal conjugate vaccines – recommendations for adults.
  • Review the latest scientific developments in the field of pneumococcal disease and its control in the region of Asia and Indigenous communities.
  • Discuss laboratory methods for pneumococcal identification and serotyping.
  • Analyze the global pneumonia control and vulnerable populations.
  • Discuss new research outcomes about pneumonia and prevention in adults.
  • Enhance the discussion and exchange among international scientific, and clinical health experts as a means of further developing individual expertise.

Target Audience

ISPPD-13 is a meeting place for senior researchers, scientists, and physicians working in the field of pneumococci and pneumococcal diseases. The meeting will bring together physicians from the specialties of pediatrics, internal medicine, respiratory medicine, and vaccinology. Because of the diverse, clinically focused educational offering, participants can tailor the curriculum to meet the needs of international clinicians of all levels of experience.

To Receive Your CME/CPD Certificate

The CME/CPD certificate will be available after completing the online evaluation and credit claiming procedure. The process takes about 5 minutes. We thank you for your feedback as it is an important part of CME/CPD accreditation and helps improve future educational offerings.

Before 20 June 2024:

  1. Please visit the ISPPD-13 2024 online evaluation form here
  2. Complete the anonymous online evaluation
  3. Complete the credit claim form and submit
  4. The CME/CPD certificate will be available for download; retain for your personal records

Kindly note that the ISPPD-13 online evaluation will be active on the last day of the meeting. You will then be able to access it and claim your CME/CPD certificate.

Disclosure and Resolution of Personal Conflicts of Interest

In accordance with CME/CPD accreditation criteria and standards for commercial support to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor, those in control of the educational content must disclose potential or actual conflicts of interest. Disclosure information is evaluated and conflicts of interest are resolved. Disclosure is made to participants prior to the activity. Participants will be asked on the evaluation to assess the objectivity and independence of the event.

View disclosure information here.

Industry Support Disclosure

This event is supported, in part, by funding from industry. All support is managed in strict accordance with CME/CPD accreditation criteria and standards for commercial support. Appropriate acknowledgement of all supporting organisations is made in the programme guide, on the event website, and with signage during the event.

  • View a list of all industry supporters here.
  • View detailed programmes for all Industry Sessions here.

Commitment to the Highest Standards in CME/CPD

Kenes Group is committed to being a valuable and knowledgeable partner in the design and delivery of educationally strong, independent, transparent, and effective CME/CPD programmes. Kenes is a proud member of the Good CME Practice Group (gCMEp), a member organisation contributing to improving health outcomes by: 

  • Championing best practice in CME/CPD 
  • Maintaining and improving standards  
  • Mentoring and educating  
  • Working in collaboration with critical stakeholders  


Membership in the Good CME Practice Group illustrates Kenes commitment to high standards and knowledgeable partnership with its clients in the design and delivery of medical events.