SINMAC 2017


 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Plagiarism

All abstracts are screened for plagiarism and when identified, the abstract will be rejected and author will be notified.

 Abstract Structure

The Conference offers three types for abstract submission:

Research

This can be applied to any research study conducted in any discipline. Abstracts submitted under this option should contain concise statements of:

Introduction: indicate the purpose and objective of the research, the hypothesis that was tested or a description of the problem being analysed or evaluated.

Methods: describe the study period / setting / location, study design, study population, data collection and methods of analysis used.

Results: present as clearly and in as much detail as possible the findings / outcome of the study. Please summarize any specific results.

Originality: new study not done before

Conclusions: explain the significance of your findings / future implications of the results.

 

Quality projects / literature review

The abstracts under this option can be related to program implementation, quality project or literature review

Introduction: describe the study or project, summarize the aim, scope and objectives, of the programme, project. 

methods:  type of project such as PDCA /design, instrument used (for literature review), rationale, tools, population, setting / location; learning need assessment

Contribution /Lessons learned: present as clearly and in as much detail findings / outcomes of the programme, project include analytic approaches, evaluation of lessons learned and best practices with a brief description of the methods used. In addition, please summarize any specific results that specifically support your conclusions of lessons learned and best practices.

Conclusions/Next steps: explain the significance of the methods used and findings / outcomes of the programme, project, care and / or support, and future implications of the results.

Work shop

Overview:  a summarise description of the programme, rationale for conducting such program, anticipating learning, the aim and objectives of the workshop.

 Methodology: present the agenda, teaching learning methods (attendance activities and interventions undertaken in support of the workshop, skills, knowledge, and attitudes that will be addressed in workshop) definition of technical terms; Description of Participants relevant to workshop, number of participants from discipline and resources (explain about the that equipment will be used).

Outcomes of the programme: mention the evaluation process that will be used to assess lessons learned such as pre test

Conclusions/Next steps: explain the significance of outcomes of the workshop to clinical standard of care and future implications of the workshop.

Font

Arial or Times New Roman can be used

Word Limits

The abstract text body is limited to 150- 300 words

 

Abstract Review and Selection Process

Abstract Review

All submitted abstracts will go through a blind review process carried out by scientific committee.

Abstract Selection

Abstracts can be selected for oral presentation, workshop or poster (which will be displayed in the Poster Exhibition). Poster award criteria will be used to select the best poster presentation

Notification of Acceptance or Rejection to Corresponding Author

Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent to the submitting (corresponding) author through an email.

Number of abstract submission

Each presenting author may present a maximum of two abstracts at the conference. The number of submissions is, however, not limited. Should an author have more than two abstracts accepted for presentation, a co-author must be named as presenting author for one or more abstracts.

 

References:

Adapted from: 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016): Abstract Submission Guidelines, from:

http://www.aids2016.org/Programme/Abstracts/Submission-Guidelines

workshop abstract(n.d.), from: www.diahome.org