Abstract Submission


Abstract Timeline
Start of Call for Paper 15 November 2015
Deadline for Abstract Submission 1 June 2016
Notification of Abstract Acceptance 15 June 2016
Deadline for Registration & Payment 31 July 2016

The Organising and Scientific Committees invite abstract submissions for the 2nd Singapore International Public Health Conference and 11th Singapore Public Health & Occupational Medicine Conference (Conference) to be held from 29 – 30 September 2016 in Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel. This call for paper is open to all researchers and medical professionals (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Foreigners).

This is an excellent platform to have your work recognized by fellow healthcare experts in the respective fields. Outstanding abstracts will be shortlisted for Oral or Poster awards categories.

Please read the preparation guide below prior to the submission process for the guidelines and rules that apply to the submission.


A. Eligibility Requirements

What is eligible for Submission:

  • Authors may only submit abstracts where they are the 1st or Presenting author.
  • Abstracts that are written based on single case reports will not be accepted
  • Submission based on a case series (at least 3 similar cases) illustrating or highlighting an important clinical aspect may be acceptable
  • Abstracts to be submitted must be either of:
    1. Original and unpublished works OR
    2. Presented at other conferences but not published works
  • Submission of abstracts constitutes the authors’ consent to have their accepted abstracts to be presented during the Conference


B. Abstract Categories

The Conference accepts abstracts in the following categories:

  1. Adolescent and child health
  2. Ageing
  3. Aviation and underwater medicine
  4. Biostatistics and modeling
  5. Cancer
  6. Cardiovascular and metabolic diseases
  7. Community-based interventions
  8. Epidemiology
  9. Eye-related disorders
  10. Fitness and return to work
  11. Health promotion / Behavior change
  12. Health services research
  13. Health systems and policy
  14. Healthcare analytics and informatics
  15. Infectious diseases
  16. Mental health
  17. Nutrition in public health
  18. Occupational and environmental health
  19. Program evaluation
  20. Technology-assisted health and healthcare


C. Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Abstracts to be submitted in English
  • Only abstracts submitted via the online abstract submission portal will be accepted
  • Abstract Format
    1. The abstract body consisting of Purpose, Methods, Results and Conclusion
    2. No tables / figures / images are to be included as part of the abstract
    3. Each abstract will follow the format outlined below:
      Abstract Format
      Title: Title should highlight the primary concern of the abstract
      Purpose: Provide a brief description of the objective / hypothesis of the study / project
      Methods: Details of the experimental method(s) and process(es) employed in the study
      Results: Summary of the précised findings of the study. Promises of results “to be determined” are not acceptable
      Conclusion: Describe logically sound conclusions and reliable inference from the results
  • Abstract body (includes Purpose, Methods, Results and Conclusion) should NOT exceed 300 words
  • Each abstract can be submitted under up to TWO categories which are the most relevant to the topic of research
  • Authors may edit and modify submitted abstract until the submission deadline. No additional editing can be made after the stipulated deadline
  • There is no limit to the number of abstracts each author can submit
  • The submission system will generate an acknowledgement email, which will be sent to the Author’s address; if you do not receive the acknowledgement of receipt, kindly inform the secretariat immediately.


D. Notification

  • Notification of acceptance or rejection of abstract will be made to the submitting author by 15 June 2016 via email
  • All accepted authors will be notified via email on the presentation details by July 2016
  • All authors whose abstracts have been accepted need to register and settle their registration fees by 31 July 2016. Only those who have registered and paid their registration fees by then will be scheduled and included in the Final Program