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5th Botswana National Family Medicine & Primary Health Care Conference

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Gaborone

Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital

University of Botswana

Gaborone, South-East District

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The department of Family Medicine and Public Health, in the University of Botswana, Faculty of Medicine is pleased to announce the 5th Family Medicine and Primary Health Care Conference to be held from 7th to 8th September, 2017 at the University of Botswana, Academic Hospital. The theme of the conference is “Taking Health Care to the Community; The practical, effective and sustainable approach to wellness.

At the Family Medicine and Primary Health Care Conferences delegates discuss issues that directly affect health insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, service providers, patients and other stakeholders. It is in such conferences that some of the discussions affecting the future of primary health care (PHC) in Botswana are introduced.

Scientific Abstracts

We are calling for abstracts from local and international researchers for consideration of inclusion in the conference proceedings.

Abstracts may be either oral presentations or posters and should follow the guideline below. Abstracts reporting on recent research findings in primary health care as well as those addressing the theme of the conference will be considered.

  • Background: Brief description of the study and motivation for the research
  • Objectives: Indicate purpose and objectives for the study
  • Methods: Outline the study design used including settings, population and data analysis approach
  • Results: Present summarized results from the study
  • Discussion: Brief discussion of the main findings of the study

Instructions:

Font : A standard font, e.g. Arial, should be used when formatting the text.

Poster Size : A1,Height : 841mm Width : 594mm.

Word Limits : The abstract text body is limited to 300 words including the title.

Submission: All abstracts should be sent to Solomon.Mogapi@mopipi.ub.bw. A confirmation email will be sent to the abstract submitter upon receipt.

Deadline for submission is 31st July 2017. Submitting authors will be notified of acceptance of abstracts through email by 31st August 2017. ***deadline for abstract submission extended to 21 August 2017***

CONFRENCE FEES

Regular: P 600

Postgraduate Student: P250

Undergraduate Student: P50

Deposit into account below and email proof of payment to Solomon.Mogapi@mopipi.ub.bw

Standard Chartered Bank Account name:

University of Botswana Account number: 0100110109600 Main Mall branch Brach code: 662167 Reference: WS078, Family Medicine Conference

First National Bank Account Name:

University of Botswana Account number: 62130787601 Corporate Branch Branch code: 28167 Reference: WS078, Family Medicine Conference.






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