Abstracts

11 – 13 SEPTEMBER 2023 | HILTON HOTEL, SANDTON, SOUTH AFRICA

Abstract submission opens: 30 March 2023

Abstract submission closes: 31 May 2023

Abstract Review Process will be completed: 22 June 2023

Authors will be notified of their abstract status: 2 July 2023

Abstract notification status will be sent via email. To receive this important communication, please ensure that emails from sarusha@soafrica.com are not considered as spam by your e-mail provider

The International Scientific Programme Committee invites you to contribute to the programme by submitting an abstract for possible inclusion in the 7th African Network for Influenza Surveillance and Epidemiology Meeting.

Please follow the abstract guidelines below, to help you through the submission process.

Themes:
Abstracts should be submitted under one of the following theme areas:

Abstracts that describe the integration of surveillance systems to include testing focusing on multiple pathogens are strongly encouraged. Please submit these abstract in the most appropriate category.

  1. Genomics and viral diagnostics for public health
  2. Vaccination and public health interventions
  3. Surveillance
  4. Animal human interface and pandemic preparedness

Abstract Guidelines

Abstract Title:
A brief title that clearly indicates the content of the contribution (maximum of 30 words).

Please avoid abbreviations in the abstract title. Abbreviations may be used if they refer to gene names using the standardised nomenclature, and in the body of the abstract if defined when first used. Do not use capitals or capitalise words that are not nouns.

Example:
Title: This is an important African contribution to the field in terms of the APOL1 gene

Abstract Content:
Please ensure that your abstract summarises your entire contribution in a maximum of 300 words.

Diagrams, illustrations, tables, references and graphics are NOT permitted.

Abstracts under all topics and without exception should be structured as follows:

Please ensure that your abstract summarises your entire contribution under the following section headings; Background, Methods, Results and Conclusions (maximum of 300 words).

Check grammar and spelling, sentence construction and punctuation before submission. Ensure that abbreviations are defined when used for the first time and then use the abbreviation in the rest of the abstract. Only use abbreviations if the term is used two or more times.

Note: Abstracts not in the correct format will be returned to the submitting author.

Keywords:
Please indicate at least 3 keywords for your abstract. These terms will be used to help people locate your abstract using the Conference App.

Submission Confirmation
After submission of the abstract, a confirmation email will be sent to the abstract submitter. To receive this important communication, please ensure that emails from sarusha@soafrica.com are not considered as spam by your e-mail provider.

For all authors, please make sure that when you make a user and participation profile to attend the conference, you use the e-mail that was used in the abstract submission because that is the only way you can ensure that the abstract is linked to your profile.

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