ACTION 3.8 CONFERENCE 2018 (UHC ACTION) (2) Submit abstract - extended deadline

12 October, 2018

The local organizers of the African Regional Action 3.8 Conference (UHC Action) with secretariat at the West African Academy of Public Health (WAAPH) are excited to invite you to submit abstracts of papers, panels or posters.

This conference will be held in Abuja, Nigeria from 13th to 14th December 2018. The Action 3.8 Conference aims to bring together global health leaders, academics, professionals and public officials on a platform for learning and sharing for action across the universal health coverage ecosystem.

We encourage presenters that will have participants' perspectives challenged, expanded and strengthened within the learning ecosystem of the conference, whilst underlining the key pillars of UHC, from various global, regional, and sub-regional experiences.

Theme: Leave No One Behind to Ensure Universal Health Coverage for Healthy Lives and Well-being for All at All Ages in Africa

Sub Themes and Eight Lines of Action:

1. Action for Responsibility & Accountability for RMNCAH + Nutrition +NTDs + NCDs

2. Intersectoral action by multiple stakeholders and Open Partnership

3. Health systems strengthening for UHC

4. Respect for equity and human rights and quality of care

5. Sustainable financing for primary health care

6. Scientific research and innovation including smart technology

7. Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation for UHC

8. Health Information, Literacy and Public engagement in the diverse African context

Abstracts submitted have to focus on one or more of the conference sub-themes (Lines of Action)

* Conference Registration Opened: September 2018

* Extended Abstract Submission Deadline: 15th November 2018

* Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 25th November 2018

* Registration Closes: 20th November 2018

Guideline:

Title:

1. Font type: Bookman Old Style

2. Font size: 12

3. Bold

4. Sentence case - only the first alphabet is in capital letter

5. No full stop

6. Align title left

Author(s)

1. Font type: Bookman Old Style

2. Font size: 9

3. Bold, italics

4. List names exactly as indicated, with no punctuation

5. Follow numbering of superscripts as given if more than one institution involved

6. Underline presenting author

7. Align left

Affiliation:

1. Font type: Bookman Old Style

2. Font size: 9

3. Italics

4. Follow numbering of superscripts as given if more than one institution involved

5. Justify text

6. No punctuation at the end of each of the institution

Main Abstract

1. Between 200-300 words

2. Font type: Bookman Old Style

3. Font size: 9

4. Do not separate text into Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions.

Remember

1. Use single spacing throughout abstract

2. Use English spelling

3. Check language and grammar before submitting

4. Kindly submit your abstract via mail through info.waaph@gmail.com

5. Make sure the abstract submitted is the final version as no changes will be permitted

NB: The extended deadline for this call for abstracts is November 15th, 2018. You can find all the necessary information following this link http://www.Action3.8.publichealth-edu.ng.

Proposals for special sessions:

Organisers are also receptive for proposals for special sessions around the lines of action of the conference.

For more information, you can also write to: info@publichealth-edu.ng

Kind regards,

Mohammed Maiwada Omar

Programme Associate| Conference Secretariat

West African Academy of Public Health,

mOmar@publichealth-edu.ng

Hon. Khaliru Alhassan, FAPH

(Fmr Minister of Health, Nigeria & High Level Representative for SDG3)

Chair, Local Organising Committee

kAlhassan@publichealth-edu.ng

HIFA profile: Mohammed Maiwada Omar is a program associate with the West African Academy of Public Health in Nigeria and has a professional interest in Public Health. Email address: bawuromazad AT gmail.com