The 10th JASH Conference of MakCHS

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
(MakCHS)

In collaboration with:

Uganda National Association of Community and Occupational Health (UNACOH), and the World Health Organization (WHO)

Announces the

10th Annual Scientific Conference of the MakCHS
22nd UNACOH Annual Scientific Conference and
13th Dr. Mathew Lukwiya Memorial Lecture

Date: 24 ├ö├ç├┤26 September 2014 
Venue: Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala

Theme: ├ö├ç├┐Innovations towards Attaining Vision 2040 Health Goals:   Where Are We and How Do We Get There├ö├ç├û

Sub themes:

Population and Health

E-Health and Innovations

Health Systems

Disasters and health

One Health

Health Professional Education

Emerging and re-emerging diseases

Bio Security

Environmental and Occupational Health

Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases

CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT:
Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH)
2nd Floor, Room 218 Upper Mulago Hill Rd

Phone: +256 794944402 (Gladys Khamili)
+256 772 845 818 (Olivia Nakisita)  

Email: gkhamili@musph.ac.ug/ onakisita@musph.ac.ug    

 

REGISTRATION FEE:
Ordinary Ugandans:  UGX 80,000/= (Early bird)
UGX 100,000/= (Late bird)
Students: Postgrad:        UGX 60,000/= (Early bird)
UGX 80,000/= (Late bird)
Undergrad:       UGX 40,000/= (Early)
UGX 50,000/= (Late bird)
International Participants:
Ordinary:                          USD 150
Students:                         USD 100

Early Bird deadline is 31st July 2014

 

 

 

 

10th MakCHS-ASC 2014,
22nd UNACOH Annual Meeting
13th WHO Dr. Matthew Lukwiya Memorial Lecture
Joint Annual Scientific Health Conference

24 ├ö├ç├┤26 September 2014, Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala 

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Submission Deadline Friday 31st July 2014 at 5pm

Background:
As 2015 approaches, countries globally are evaluating their progress towards attainment of the Millennium Development Goals. It is an opportunity to reflect on achievement, and set priorities and targets against which to measure future achievements. The challenge towards non-attainment of several MDGs calls for innovative approaches in health care planning, delivery and coverage as we refocus at aligning to the Uganda Vision 2040.
The theme for the 2014 Joint Annual Health Conference is ÔÇÿÔÇÿInnovations towards attaining Vision 2040 Health Goals: Where are we, how do we get thereÔÇÖÔÇÖ

The Conference Organizers invite you to submit abstracts within the following sub-themes;-

Population and Health; Emerging and re-emerging disease; E-health and Innovation; Health Professions Education; Disasters and health; Health System; Bio-Security; One Health; Environmental and Occupational Health; Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases

Abstracts Guidelines

  • Abstracts must be in Ms Word (.doc)
  • Each abstract not to exceed one page (body of abstract not to exceed 250 words)
  • Margins: 1 inch on top, bottom and sides
  • Font style to be used is ├ö├ç├┐Times New Roman├ö├ç├û
  • Spacing within a section: single spacing.

Guidance for Abstract specific sections
Study title (maximum number of words is 20, font size 12, bold, central alignment)
Authors names (font size 10, not bold, central alignment)
Institutional affiliations of Authors (font size 9, not bold, central alignment)
Name and functioning email and phone contact of corresponding author (font size 8, not bold, central alignment).
Body of abstract should be formatted as follows:

  • Font to be used is ├ö├ç├┐Times New Roman├ö├ç├û
  • Use font size 12 only.
  • Subsection headings must be in CAPITAL LETTERS, bolded and italicized eg BACKGROUND
  • Single spacing between lines
  • End each sub section with a full stop. Begin the next subsection on the same line if there is still space.

Submissions should be organized under the following headings:
BACKGROUND
Describe the importance of the study

OBJECTIVES
Specify the objectives of the study. 

METHODS
Provide a description of the methods used (Study design, setting, population and means of selection, study measures and analytic procedures).

RESULTS
Describe major findings that are directly related to your objectives and conclusions.

CONCLUSION
Key messages from the research backed by a discussion in light of the study methodological strengths and limitations, and findings from other studies.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Do not include any figures such as pictures, tables, or even references in your abstract.

Abstract submission Instructions:
Submit your abstract by email to: jash2014@chs.mak.ac.ug copy 2014jash@gmail.com

Abstract Submission Deadline is 5pm Wednesday 31st July, 2014.
Notification of selected abstracts: 15th August, 2014