Scientific Programme and Abstracts Guidelines

Font Type : Abstracts should be prepared in Microsoft Word Arial, 12 point with single line spacing, typeface, with the title in boldface.

Abstract Text (250 words) Abstracts should be structured and organized to include the following:

  • Background/ rationale :Indicate the purpose and objective of the research, the hypothesis that was tested or a description of the problem being analyzed or evaluated.
  • Methods : describe the setting / location for the study, study design, study population, data collection and methods of analysis used.
  • Results : present as clearly and detailed as possible the findings / outcome of the study, with specific results in summarized form. It is not desirable to simply state: like "The results will be discussed"
  • Discussion : The study findings may be correlated with literature evidence
  • Conclusion : briefly discuss the data and main outcome of the study.
  • Type of Study : Both case studies and original research may be presented for posters and / or free papers. However, for free papers greater weightage will be given for original research study.

The Date of Abstract Submission has been extended to 25th January 2016

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