5th Joint National Conference: Call for Abstracts for Scientific Session

5th Joint National Conference: Call for Abstracts for Scientific Session

We are pleased to announce that the call for abstracts for the 5th JNC scientific conference is now open!

All abstracts must present original research or program implementation.

Scientific conference theme

In line with current best practices, this year’s theme is “Improving Quality of Care in Resource-Constrained Settings”


There are 5 sub-themes, and participants are encouraged to submit their abstracts in line with the following sub-themes.

Sub-theme 1 – The Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Improving the Health Sector

Sub-theme 2 – The Role of Health Workers in achieving Quality of Care

Sub-theme 3 – Patient Satisfaction and Patients’ rights

Sub-theme 4 – Creating an Enabling Environment for Quality Health Service Delivery

Sub-theme 5 – Barriers to Sustaining Quality Improvement Efforts

Abstract templates/formats

Abstracts should not exceed 350 words. Abstracts to be submitted should be in either of 2 formats.

Format 1

  • Introduction/Background
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion

Format 2

  • Introduction/Background
  • Case/Program description
  • Lessons learnt
  • Recommendations

Selection Criteria

The scientific conference committee assess each abstract on the basis of;

  • originality of the work/idea presented
  • technical/scientific merit 
  • relevance to the theme and selected sub-theme 

Abstract Submission

Abstracts should be submitted in the prescribed formats through this link: http://bit.ly/CMDA5JNCCallforAbstracts

Individual abstracts may be submitted as an oral or a poster presentation.

The oral presentations are 10-minute oral presentation with 5 minutes allowed for questions.

Note: Please, do not submit the same abstract for oral and poster presentations. If an abstract does not meet the criteria for an oral presentation, it might be accepted as a poster presentation.

A poster is a physical display that is no more than 120 cm by 80 cm in size.

Abstracts should be submitted through the link, on or before 31st March 2020.

Prof. A.N. Odili 
Chairman, Scientific Committee

Dr Kasarachi Omitiran
Secretary, Scientific Committee