A cardiometabolic symposium was held with AstraZeneca at the Hilton Addis on Oct 24/2015. It brought in large participants from different walks of clinical practice. Topics in discussion include Heart failure in Africa, Realistic goals for treatment of diabetes, advanced diabetic foot care and complications of diabetes to mention a few. The CME carried 10 credit points and participants registered accordingly. On the occasion, the position statement of ESIM on antibiotic stewardship was also circulated for the attendees.