Call for Abstracts

Abstract Call

The Scientific Committee for the Sixth National Summit of Health and Population Scientists in Nepal (10 – 12 April 2020) invites the submission of abstracts on following themes for consideration as an oral or poster presentation for the Summit.

Thematic areas

  • Equity and development
  • Federalism and Health Governance
  • Man-made  pollution  and its effect (including radiation hazards e.g. mobile phone use)
  • Health Care Delivery System (Health Services, including quality of care)
  • Essential medical products including pharmaceutical products, pharmacovigilance and rational use of drugs
  • Health Workforce (Human Resources for Health)
  • Universal Health Coverage
  • Health Policy, Management, Leadership, Governance (Stewardship) and policy evidence nexus
  • Health Information technology in health service and research
  • Equity and efficiency in health system
  • Health Economics and Healthcare Financing
  • Ayurveda & Other Traditional and Complementary Medicine
  • Urban health
  • Migration health
  • Rural health
  • Health in altitude including mountain medicine (Physiological changes in different altitudes including mountain medicine)
  • Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Dementia
  • Geriatric health
  • Neonatal and Child Health
  • Maternal Health
  • Sexual & Reproductive Health
  • Gender Based Violence
  • Adolescent health
  • Contraception
  • Population & Population dynamics (fertility, mortality and migration)
  • Communicable Diseases (Infectious & Tropical Diseases including neglected tropical diseases)
  • Zoonotic diseases (including snake bite)
  • Nutrition, Food Safety and Security
  • Environmental and Occupational Health (including climate change, indoor air pollution)
  • Health sector response in disaster
  • Public health emergencies
  • Emergency, Trauma and Critical care (including Injuries and Accidents)
  • Disabilities
  • Biomedical research
  • AMR (anti-microbial resistance)
  • Inherited  diseases (including thalassemia, sickle cell disorder, hemophilia, autism)
  • Innovation in health research
  • Digital health and big data
  • Surveillance (Cancer, Vector-borne diseases etc.)
  • Public Private Partnership (PPP)

Deadline for abstract submission: 29 February 2020