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MIM2013 - Abstract submission

June 3, 2013 - 14:52 -- MalariaWorld Events

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 June 2013

You are invited to submit an online abstract of no more than 350 words detailing your most recent research findings in one of the following thematic areas:

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  • Parasite and systems biology
  • Pathogenesis and co-morbidities
  • Human-Anopheles-Plasmodium genomics
  • Epidemiology and modeling
  • Drug efficacy
  • Vaccines (Children, pregnant women and adults)
  • Immunology
  • Treatment and community case management
  • Research capacity strengthening
  • Resource allocation and advocacy
  • Prevention, control and elimination
  • Integrated vector management and control
  • Phytomedicines and bio-prospecting
  • Information systems, HMIS, GIS
  • Pharmacology and drug development
  • Vector biology and insecticide resistance
  • Health systems: research and strengthening
  • Bioethics and legal issue

Your abstract must be written in English in Arial (10 font) and should include:

  • An abstract title
  • Authors’ first and last name with the presenting author’s name underlined
  • Name of authors’ organisations (if more than one, numeric numbers should be used linking co-authors to organisations)
  • A brief introduction / background to the study
  • A statement of the research problem / research question / research hypothesis
  • Research methodology employed in your study
  • Summary of results obtained
  • Discussion and Conclusion / a summary of the results / preliminary results / anticipated results

Your abstract must be submitted as MS Word 2007

For a sample abstract please click here. (pdf format, 266 kb)

Please indicate whether you would like your abstract to be considered for either an oral or poster presentation.  While the scientific committee will make every attempt to endorse your choice, your preferred choice is not guaranteed.  The decision of the scientific committee is final and cannot be appealed.  

Oral Presentations
Oral PowerPoint presentations must be in English (compatible to Office 2007), no longer than 10 minutes with five additional minutes allowed for questions. Speakers will be stopped after 10 minutes to provide conference delegates sufficient time to move between parallel sessions

Poster Presentations
Accepted posters will be on display in a prominent position in accordance to the Programme. Poster should measure 90cm (width) and approximately 1.2m (height). Full details for the preparation of posters will be included in the abstract acceptance letter.

Poster details below:
Size of all posters must be 1200mm high x 950 mm in width as indicated below in the illustration.

Poster size

Each delegate will be provided with a poster number whereby he or she will be notified where posters need to be put up. This information will be presented on the website shortly.