Abstract Submission Guidelines

General Guidelines for abstract submission

  • Only online submission is accepted.
  • Abstract must be original work conducted in Nepal. Abstracts of those works conducted outside the country will not be entertained. In case of review article (systematic and scoping review) the findings should be relevant to Nepal.
  • Ethical approval letter from ERB of NHRC or IRCs approved by NHRC must be submitted along with the abstract.
  • Abstract must be prepared according to the guidelines provided for the summit. Abstract will only be accepted if submitted online using the supplied template.
  • Abstract should not be resubmitted for any reason other than a notified submission error. If you do not receive a confirmation email please contact the Summit Focal Point.
  • Abstract must contain sufficient information so that it provides an overview of the whole presentation. Please note that full article or extended abstract or presentation copy may be asked for submission as per the decision of the scientific committee. Submission of an abstract acknowledges the author’s consent for publication of the abstract in the Summit Proceeding.

Note: If you are unable to submit online, please contact the Summit Focal Point at: summit@nhrc.gov.np or +977-01-4254220 for further information.

Abstract Layout Guideline

  • Abstract must not exceed 300 words limit. The word limit relates only to the text of the abstract and does not include title, sub headings, authors and author address.
  • Font type must be Arial Font size 12pt.
  • 1.5 line spacing must be used.
  • Images, tables or graphics are not to be included in the abstract body.
  • Abstract must be free of typographical and grammatical errors
  • The text should be typed unjustified, without hyphenating words at line breaks
  • Hard returns (enter) should be used only to end headings and paragraphs, not to rearrange lines
  • Greek and other special characters may be included. If you are unable to reproduce a particular special character, please type out the name of the symbol in full
  • SI units should be used throughout the abstract
  • Standard abbreviations may be used for common terms only. Otherwise, any abbreviation should be given in brackets after the first full use of the word.
  • It is the author’s responsibility to ensure all the information provided is correct.
  • Request for modification in abstract will not be entertained after the selection.

  Template for the Abstract

All abstracts should appear within the format of structure outlined below.

Title

The title should be in bold, sentence case with no full stop at the end.

e.g.: Health-sector responses to address the impacts of climate change in Nepal

 

Authors

The name of the authors should be in the following format:

<First name Middle name Last name>

e.g.: Meghnath Dhimal1, David Groneberg2, Ulrich Kuch2

 

Affiliations

Affiliations should include institution, town and country. Where there are multiple affiliations, each should be listed as a separate paragraph. Each institute should appear in the order used against the author names and show the appropriate superscript number.

e.g.: 2Nepal Health Research Council, Kathmandu, Nepal

           2Gothe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

 

Structure of abstracts

Abstracts should be structured into following sections using the following headings typed in bold with no colon at the end, e.g.

  • Background
  • Methodology
  • Results
  • Conclusion
  • Key words

 Ethical Approval

The research from which the abstract is prepared should have been ethically approved from the Ethical Review Board at the NHRC or one of the below listed Institutional Review Committees (IRCs) at different institutions. If you consider your abstract as the one that does not require ethical approval, you may submit it and the selection will be subjected to the evaluation of the abstract evaluation committee under the Scientific Committee of the Summit on part of the requirement of ethical approval.

List of approved IRCs

S.N Organization Address
1 Annapurna Neurological Institute & Allied Science Maitighar , Kathmandu
2 B & B Hospital Gwarkhu, Lalitpur
3 B.P.Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital Bharatpur, Chitwan
4 Bharatpur Hospital Bharatpur, Chitwan
5 Birat Medical College & Teaching Hospital Biratnagar, Morang
6 Biratnagar Eye Hospital Biratnagar, Morang
7 BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Dharan, Sunsari
8 Central Institute of Science and Technology Kathmandu
9 Chitwan Medical College Bharatpur, Chitwan
10 Civil Service Hospital New-Baneshwar
11 College of Medical Science and Teaching Hospital Bharatpur, Chitwan
12 Devdaha Medical College and Research Institute Pvt. Ltd. Rupandehi
13 Gandaki Medical College Teaching Hospital and Research Center Kaski
14 Grande International Hospital Tokha, Kathmandu
15 Institute of Medicine Maharajgunj, Kathmandu
16 Institute of Science and Technology
17 Kanti Children Hospital Maharajgunj, Kathmandu
18 Kanti Dental College Teching Hospital and Research Centre Basundhara, Kathmandu
19 Karnali Academy of Health Science Jumla
20 Kathmandu Medical College and Teaching Hospital (KMCTH) Sinamangal, Kathmandu
21 Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences (KUMS) Dhulikhel, Kavre
22 KIST Medical College and Teaching Hospital Gwarkhu, Kathmandu
23 Lumbini Medical College and Teaching Hospital Parvas, Palpa
24 Manipal Medical College of Medical Sciences Pokhara ,Nepal
25 Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences (MMIHS) Nakhkhu, Lalitpur
26 National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) Bir Hospital, Kathmandu
27 National Ayurveda Research and Training Center Kritipur, Kathmandu
28 National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences Pvt. Ltd. Bansbari, Kathmandu
29 National Medical College Birgunj, Nepal
30 Nepal Army Institute of Health Sciences (NAIHS) Sanobharyang, Kathmandu
31 Nepal Cancer Hospital & Research Center Pvt. Ltd Lalitpur
32 Nepal Medical College Jorpati, Kathmandu
33 Nepal Netra Jyoti Sang Tripureswor, Kathmandu
34 Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital (NMTH) Kohalpur, Banke
35 Nobel College Sinamangal, Kathmandu
36 Nobel Medical College Teaching Hospital Biratnagar, Morang
37 Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital Thapathali, Kathmandu
38 Patan Academy of Health Science (PAHS) Lalitpur
39 People’s Dental College Nayabazar, Kathmandu
40 Pokhara University Research Center Lekhnath Marg, Kaski
41 Public Health Concern Trust (Phect-Nepal) Pradarshani Marg, Kathmandu
42 Purbanchal University College of Medical and Allied Sciences Morang
43 Scheer Memorial Adventist Hospital Banepa, Kavre
44 Shahid Gangalal National Heart Centre Bansbari, Kathmandu
45 Shigan Health Foundation Narayan Gopal Chowk
46 Shree Medical and Technical College Chitwan
47 Shree Ran Ambika Shah Eye Hospital, Lumbini Eye Institute Rupandehi
48 Stupa Health Care Center Coperation Ltd (SHCC) Boudha, Tusal
49 Tilganga Institute of Opthalmology (TIO) Gaushala, Kathmandu
50 Universal College of Medical Sciences Bhairahawa