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Call for Presentations

27th Canadian Conference on Global Health

Deadline:  June 23, 2021 by 11:59 PM EST

To submit an abstract for the 2021 Canadian Conference on Global Health, please complete the following form. Abstracts will only be accepted online.

CCGH 2021 is a hybrid event. Sessions will be presented in a mix of virtual and in-person formatting. 

Abstracts can be for oral or poster presentations, workshops and symposia, and for videos. Submissions may address any global health topic, but must relate to the conference theme and one of the sub-themes. 

The conference theme is Rethinking partnership paradigms in global health.

Subthemes:

  1. Accounting for power and privilege to improve equity in partnerships
  2. Lessons learnt from the global pandemic towards more resilient systems
  3. Planetary health and opportunities for new partnerships

For more details visit the full theme document.

Priority will be given to abstracts which address the overall conference theme of Rethinking partnership paradigms within the context of power and privilege, planetary health, pandemic resilience.

Abstract authors should consider how the nexus of policymaking, science and societies aid in the structure of partnerships in global health.

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Do not exceed 400 words. Abstract for posters should include:

  1. Issue/objective: Describe the issue including the background, objectives, as well as the significance of the subject related to the theme of governance.
  2. Methodology/approach: include settings, time frame
  3. Results: Research submissions should report full results (unless it is on COVID-19). Policy/program submissions should report findings/lessons learned
  4. Discussion/conclusion: Discuss the contribution to the field of global health 
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Briefly describe your session to attract participants (if accepted this will appear in the program).

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The abstract for a workshop should contain (there is no word limit as these abstracts are not printed - brevity is appreciated) : 

  • Background: Please explain the reasons and rationale for organising the workshop.
  • Learning objectives: Please outline what the participants can expect to learn through this workshop.
  • Expected outcome/results: Indicate what innovative methods you will use to conduct the workshop and the level of interactivity. What is the added value of organising the workshop? Include the room layout of the workshop or a plan to run it virtually.  
  • Main messages: Please summarise the impact of your proposed workshop in short key messages.

 

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Briefly describe your session to attract participants (if accepted this will appear in the program).

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Symposia session abstracts should include (there is no word limit, however brevity is appreciated):

  • Background: Please explain the rationale for organising the symposia.
  • Learning objectives: Please outline what the participants can expect to learn through this panel.
  • Expected topics: Indicate the expected topics and discussion points covered by the panel speakers and format for the session.
  • Main messages: Please summarise the impact of your proposed symposium in short key messages.
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Abstracts for videos should include:

  • Background: Please explain the reasons and rationale for the video/documentary.
  • Learning objectives: Please outline what the participants can expect to learn through thie video/documentary.
  • Expected topics: Indicate the expected topics and discussion points covered by the video. 
  • Main messages: Please summarise the impact of your proposed video in short key messages.
Maximum Words: 600 — Word Count: 0

Do not exceed 400 words. Abstract for orals should include:

  1. Issue/objective: Describe the issue including the background, objectives, as well as the significance of the subject related to the theme of Rethinking Partnership Paradigms
  2. Methodology/approach: include settings, reserach methods and time frame
  3. Results: Research submissions should report results. Policy/program submissions should report findings/lessons learned
  4. Discussion/conclusion: May include implications of the project/research, policy impact, scale-up activity
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