The Amref Health Africa International Health Conference has the vision of being a platform for scholars, programme leaders, advocates and other professionals to share their knowledge, experiences and scientific research results on health in Africa. The conference aims at bringing together partners from academic institutions, NGOs, governments and individual experts in the health sector from the globe and specifically from Africa. The three-day conference will focus on exchanging of scientific results and debates on strategic ideas and application of knowledge for increased effectiveness of healthcare provision and global influence for African healthcare development and rights. It is also envisaged that the conference will contribute in the search for solutions to the health concerns of Africa in healthcare financing, human resources for health, community systems strengthening and the post 2015 unfinished health agenda.
Abstract Submission Guidelines
The maximum word count for abstract submissions is 300 words. Please do not send supplementary materials (photos, articles or reports) with your abstract.
Background: indicate the purpose and objective of the research, the hypothesis that was tested or a description of the problem being analysed or evaluated.
The number of authors per abstract is unlimited. However, only one author can be listed as the presenting author.
Use a Times New Roman font minimum size 12 when formatting your text.
Tables, figures, literature references, and acknowledgments should not form any part of the abstract’s content.
Define all abbreviations and concepts in your abstract at first use.
Include 3-5 key words
- Save the file as a Word 97-2003 document
- Poster presentations
Abstract Review and Deadlines
All abstracts must be received by the Amref Health Africa international conference scientific planning committee by July 25, 2014 at 12.00 midnight (Kenyan time)
Late breakers submission shall be open from August 18, 2014 to August 29, 2014
Amref Health Africa Young Researcher Scholarships
The scholarship provides nine awards towards the cost of travel and registration to attend the 2014 Amref Health Africa International Conference.
Scholarship applications are open to students undertaking PhD or masters degrees who demonstrate potential to contribute to the field of public health systems research.
Those wishing to be considered should apply for the scholarship during submission of abstracts.
If you have any enquires regarding your abstract, kindly contact the scientific sub-committee using the email: firstname.lastname@example.org