Call for Abstracts

 

 
 

Primary Care and Local Communities:

Health Equity For Everyone, Everywhere

 

30 Sep & 1 Oct, 2019

 

The conference scientific committee invites submissions of abstracts (in English language only) for presentations related to the scope and purpose of the conference. Submissions should follow one of the following formats:

Type 1 Research abstracts: These presentations will provide the results, completed or in advanced in-progress form, of original research projects. The material should not have been published elsewhere, except in preliminary form, and it should be ready for publication as a journal article. Papers related to Ph.D. projects, either completed or in progress, are especially encouraged. The selected abstracts will be discussed within workshops that are moderated by key-experts in the specific theme.

Type 2 Policy Debate abstracts: These abstracts describe significant developments in policy (whether governmental, organizational or any other) that affects primary care associated with the themes of the conference. In particularly national, regional or local policymakers are invited to provide new policy developments. These abstracts will be presented as posters with clear statements for debate. All selected posters will be publically presented/defended in specific parallel sessions with a 15 minutes time-slot for each poster. These sessions are located at innovative settings, such as “debate corners”, animated by an expert facilitator.

Type 3 Practice Video abstracts: Projects and developments focusing on practice-oriented questions and reporting on recent experiences and innovations in primary care. These presentations should present case descriptions of primary care on the national, regional or local level.The selected videos will be displayed prominently with non-stop shows during the conference (length should be around 3 minutes and not exceeding the maximum of 5 minutes) and will be presented/defended in specific parallel sessions with a maximum of 15 minutes time-slot for each video.

 

Deadline for submission: Wednesday, 1st of May 2019

Submission procedure

The material should be structured according to the format below, approximately 250 words in length and accompanied by the author’s preference for the type of presentation: oral paper, poster or video presentation. 

Abstracts for Type 1 research presentations should be structured as follows:
•    Purpose
•    Theory
•    Methods
•    Findings
•    Discussion

Abstracts for Type 2 project or policy poster presentations should be structured as follows:
•    Purpose
•    Context
•    State of the art
•    Statements for debate

Abstracts for Type 3 Video presentations should be structured as follows:
•    Purpose
•    Context
•    State of the art

All submissions will be reviewed by the conference scientific committee and you will be e-mailed notification of the results of your submission by June 1st, 2019.
Abstracts will be published in the programme book prior to the conference.