Third International Conference of
the African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA)

To be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 11 to 13 March 2014

Call for Abstracts

The Post-2015 African Health Agenda and UHC: Opportunities and Challenges

We call on all African health economists and health policy analysts or those working in Africa or on research of relevance to Africa to submit abstracts for the Third Conference of the African Health Economics and Policy Association (AfHEA), which will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 11 to 13 March 2014. The overall theme of this conference is "The Post-2015 African Health Agenda and UHC: Opportunities and Challenges".

Researchers and other actors are encouraged to submit abstracts on this broad theme or indeed on any other interesting, innovative or topical African health sector or systems research which, upon selection by our scientific committee, may be presented orally or in poster format at the conference.

Proposals for organized sessions are also invited from interested individuals or institutions. Please note however, that we do not accept proposals for plenary session themes or to organize such a session during the conference.

Abstracts may be submitted in English or French and must be structured as follows:

  • Title of paper
  • Name, institutional affiliation and e-mail address of presenting author
  • Names of co-authors
  • 400 word maximum abstract which indicates the aim and objectives of the paper, the methods used, and the key findings.

Abstracts must be submitted online at https://afhea.confex.com/afhea/intl14/cfp.cgi by 14 September 2013. They will be reviewed by the AfHEA conference Scientific Committee, which includes representatives from a wide range of African countries and is co-chaired by Prof. Di McIntyre of the University of Cape Town and Dr Jane Chuma from KEMRI in Kenya. Those submitting abstracts will be informed of the outcome by the end of September 2013.

Begin a submission to the following:

ABSTRACTS
New Submissions Closed

POSTERS
New Submissions Closed

Steps and Instructions:

  1. Title

    Enter your title and email address.
  2. Keywords

    Enter a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 keywords.
  3. Enter Presenting Author and Co-Authors

    Enter name, affiliation, and contact information.
  4. Enter Abstract Text

    You will be able to copy/paste your abstract into a text box.

    Abstracts may be a maximum of 400 words.

    The abstract must contain the following headings:
    • Aim
    • Objectives
    • Methods
    • Key Findings
  5. Confirmation

    You will have a chance to look over the submission to make sure all is complete.
  6. General Instructions

    No names or titles should be included in the abstract text. Names will be automatically hidden during the abstract review process and will be automatically inserted and properly formatted upon publication.


    Abstract submitters will be automatically informed of the unique ID numbers and passwords assigned to their abstracts. Abstracts may be viewed and modified at any time between submission and the deadline, using the assigned ID# and password.


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