Abstract Submission Guideline

General Guidelines

  1.   Abstracts can only be submitted online on our website or by email. 
  2.   All abstracts must be written in English ; recommended Font Size : 12   [Calibri]
  3.   The abstract should be structured under following headings such as Background, Objective, Materials -     Methods, Results and Conclusions.
  4.   The abstract should not exceed 250 words.
  5.   It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific     fact in the abstract text will be reproduced as typed by the author.
  6.   All Abstracts should be prepared according to the guidelines [ uniform guidelines for abstract     submission by international committee of medical journals ]  provided on www.icjme.org ; further detail     can be found on www.pubmed.com
 
 Copyright Policy

Abstracts should not include libelous or defamatory content. Material presented in abstracts should not violate any copyright laws. If figures/graphics/images have been taken from sources not copyrighted by the author, it is the author’s sole responsibility to secure the rights from the copyright holder in writing to reproduce those figures/graphics/images for both worldwide print and web publication. All reproduction costs charged by the copyright holder must be borne by the author.

 Plagiarism

The conference organizers regard plagiarism as serious professional misconduct. All abstracts may be screened for plagiarism and if identified, the abstract and any other abstracts submitted by the same author will be rejected. However, if identified after publication/ presentation, the author will bear the whole responsibility.

An abstract which has been previously published or presented at a national, regional or international meeting can only be submitted provided that there are new methods, findings, updated information or other valid reasons for submitting.

Ethical Research Declaration

The conference supports only research that has been conducted according to the protocol approved by the institutional or local committee on ethics in human investigation. Where no such committee exists, the research should have been conducted in accordance with the principles of the  Declaration of Helsinki of World Medical Association.

Submission Confirmation

After submission of the abstract, a confirmation email will be sent to the abstract submitter. In order to receive confirmation, please ensure that emails from zaheeruddin.khan@sihs.org.pk are not marked as spam by your e-mail provider.  

Abstract Review

All submitted abstracts will go through a blind peer-review process carried out by an international reviewing committee. Each abstract will be reviewed by at least three reviewers.

 Abstract Selection

The Scientific Program Committee makes the final selection of abstracts to be included in the conference program. Abstracts can be selected for oral presentation in oral abstract sessions or to be presented as a poster. A small number of highest-scoring posters are selected for presentation in oral poster discussion sessions; the majority of the posters will be displayed in the Poster Exhibition.

 Notification of Acceptance or Rejection to Corresponding Author

Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent to the submitting (corresponding) author by zaheeruddin.khan@sihs.org.pk Please note that only the corresponding author will receive an email concerning the abstract and is responsible for informing all co-authors of the status of the abstract.

Publication of Accepted Abstracts

The submission of the abstracts constitutes the authors’ consent to publication. If the abstract is accepted, the authors agree that their abstracts can be published in the conference booklet. Authors retain the copyright of their abstracts. Accepted abstracts may, therefore, be published on our websites and publications.

Specific Guidelines for Abstract Submission
Abstract should be in line with the theme of the conference which is “Innovations in Health Care”

Abstracts can be sent in following Disciplines:

  Basic Sciences
  Clinical Sciences
     -  Medicine and Allied
     -  Surgery and Allied
  Diagnostics
      -  Radiology
      -  Pathology
  Medical Education
  Technologies in Health care
  Nursing and Allied Health Sciences