GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACTS

Abstract should be based on original research and should NOT have been presented at any international or other national conferences.

At least one of the authors of the poster MUST register for the MOH-AMM Scientific Meeting.
Please contact Sciencetific Committee secretariat,
1) Dr Ainul Nadziha Mohd Hanafiah (03-3346 6500)
2) Pn Rashidah Ambak (03-2297 9572)

Email: poster_mohamm15@moh.gov.my for further information

Participants may submit MORE THAN ONE abstract.

Abstracts must be submitted in ENGLISH.

The structured abstract should not exceed 300 word limits and include the following sections:
Introduction, Methodology, Results, and Discussion / Conclusion.

Do not provide references or acknowledgement.

Provide not more than five keywords (preferably PubMed Medical Subject Headings).

All abstracts must be submitted electronically via email to the Secretariat at the email address above. Complete the Abstract Submission Form and email it as an attachment in Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx). Hardcopy submissions will not be accepted.

Abstracts must be submitted by 15th June 2015. Late submissions or incomplete abstracts will not be accepted.

The Scientific Committee reserves the right to accept or reject abstracts submitted. The Committee’s decision is final.

Presenters will be notified of abstract selection by 1st July 2015. All communication will be with the presenting author as indicated in the submission

Permission for poster presentation from the Director General (DG) of Health for all accepted abstracts will be done by the secretariat. Authors do not have to apply for DG’s permission.

Deadline for the abstract submission is 15th June 2015

GUIDELINES FOR POSTER PRESENTATION

The maximum dimension for the poster is A0 portrait (841mm width x 1189mm height). Poster larger than A0 portrait will NOT be allowed to be displayed during poster presentation.

Each poster must clearly indicate at the top: the title of the project, the names of the authors and their affiliations. The size of the characters for the title should be at least 25mm high.

Author(s)’ name must be written in FULL. Do not include professional title or degrees. List the principal author first and underline the author who will be presenting. Please make sure all authors contributed significantly to the research project (as per ICMJE guidelines).

Abbreviations must be defined by placing it in parentheses after the full word, the first time it appears.

The poster should provide enough information to convey the key points clearly. The poster content should be logically sequenced and visually attractive.

All posters are eligible for poster competition. Poster will be judged on the following criteria:

1. Originality / Scientific Importance / Literature Review
2. Methodology
3. Results / Discussion / Recommendation
4. Presentation
5. Grammar

All posters MUST be displayed for the whole duration of the scentific meeting (12-14th August 2015)

Top 5 posters will be selected as winners