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Virtual PAMCA Annual Conference & Exhibition

September 20-22, 2021

Abstracts should present information in the six (6) thematic areas listed. All abstracts selected for oral or poster presentation will be published in the annual conference program and the online abstract book. In addition, abstracts will be published in advance of the annual conference on the online program. 

Main theme: Empowering local institutions to set the agenda for the elimination of vector-borne diseases

Sub-themes:

  • Vector surveillance, entomological capacity and National Malaria Program support
  • LLINS, IRS and Insecticide Resistance Management
  • Larval source management, IVM, Global Health, and public engagement
  • Arthropod-borne viruses, control of arboviral vectors, NTDs, One Health
  • Innovation and new tools for mosquito surveillance and control
  • Emerging challenges of COVID-19, climate change and invasive species on success of vectorborne disease control

Instructions to authors

When preparing an abstract for submission, please carefully follow the instructions below:

Abstract submissions should present information that falls within the six (6) thematic areas listed. All abstracts selected for oral or poster presentation will be published in the online Abstract Book. In addition, abstracts will be listed in advance of the Virtual Conference in the Online Program.

For all submissions, please indicate the type of presentation requested. Oral presentations are given a 10-minute slot within a Scientific Session. For this virtual conference, presenters will be required to record their presentations and submit ahead of the conference. During the scientific sessions, presenters will be required to be available to answer questions after participants have listened to the recorded talks. 

Poster presentations are given in an assigned poster session. Additional information about how the poster session will be organized on the virtual meeting will be provided later. 

Style: All abstracts must be in English. The maximum word count is 300 words. This limit does not include the title. Your abstract must be structured in one of two formats:

Option 1:
Suited for scientific research conducted in all disciplines. Abstracts submitted under the first option should contain concise statements of:

  • Background: 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 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.
  • Conclusions: explain the significance of your findings/outcomes of the study and its implications for the reduction of vector-borne disease

Option 2:
Suited for lessons learned through program, project or policy implementation or management. Abstracts submitted under the second option should contain concise statements of:

  • Background: summarize the purpose, scope, and objectives, of the programme, project or policy.
  • Description: describe the program, project or policy period /setting/location, the structure, key population (if applicable), activities and interventions undertaken in support of the programme, project or policy.
  • Lessons learned: present as clearly and in as much detail as possible the findings/outcomes of the programme, project or policy; include an analysis or evaluation of lessons learned and best practices. Please summarize any specific results that support your lessons learned and best practices.
  • Conclusions/Next steps: explain the significance of your findings/outcomes of the study and its implications for the reduction of vector-borne disease

Enter your title, authors and/or text using all upper-case letters. Do not acknowledge funding sources or include references. If your abstract involves work in progress, please indicate when the final results will be available.

Authorship

The first author entered on the Author Information screen at the submission website should be the person who intends to present the abstract. When entering names, the author’s given name belongs in the First Name field, and the family name belongs in the Last Name field

Copyright Policy

Abstracts should not include libelous or defamatory content. Material presented in abstracts should not violate any copyright laws. If figures/graphics/images have been taken from sources not copyrighted by the author, it is the author’s sole responsibility to secure the rights from the copyright holder in writing to reproduce those figures/graphics/images for both worldwide print and web publication. All reproduction costs charged by the copyright holder must be borne by the author.

Plagiarism
The conference organizers regard plagiarism as serious professional misconduct. All abstracts must be in English. The text maximum is 300 words.  This limit does not include the title. Enter your abstract using the sub-titles indicated; enter your title, authors and/or text using all upper case letters. Do not acknowledge funding sources or include references. If your abstract involves work in progress, please indicate when the final results will be available.

All abstracts must be in English. The text maximum is 300 words. This limit does not include the title. Enter your abstract using the sub-titles indicated; enter your title, authors and/or text using all upper case letters. Do not acknowledge funding sources or include references. If your abstract involves work in progress, please indicate when the final results will be available.

Abstract Submission format

  1. Background & Objective
  2. Materials & Method
  3. Results & Discussion
  4. Conclusion & Recommendation

 

 

Abstract submission begins: March 5, 2021

Abstract submission deadline: May 31, 2021 at 12:00 AM (EAT)

Abstracts notification: July 31, 2021 

Submit your scientific session abstract

Abstract submission period is now open. Please follow this link to submit your abstract

 

 

 

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