Track A: Basic Science
Overview of diagnostic tools for TB in resource poor countries
New diagnostics for TB and MDR TB control
Track B: Clinical Science
Clinical Management of TB: Present and future prospects
Innovative approaches to scale up MDR TB programmes in
Diagnosis and management of childhood TB
Track C: Epidemiology
Global overview of TB, TB/HIV
TB, TB/HIV and lung diseases in
MDR, TB, Epidemiology in
Track D: Community TB
DOTS (Directly observed treatment short course): Implementing DOTS at the community level
Enhancing Case filing through active community participation
The role of ACSM in TB control
Track E: Other Lung Infections
Integrating other lung diseases into National TB control Programmes
Track F: Socio Economic Impact
Socio economic impact of TB disease on the community
Track G: Health System Strengthening
Integrating TB and HIV into health systems
Strengthening laboratory diagnosis and management in TB control
Track H: Governance, TB, TB/HIV
Meeting the MDGs for TB in
Global financing for TB, TB/HIV: Financing Health systems to improve TB, TB/HIV care
Human resource challenges in TB and HIV control
Infection control issues for TB, TB/HIV in
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS
Abstracts should be submitted online through the conference website.
It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract. Any error in spelling, grammar or scientific fact will be reproduced as typed by the author.
Abstracts should be typed in single space (Times New Roman) with 12 point font size
Abstracts should be written in English or French.
The text should not exceed 300 words.
The text of the abstract should follow either of the following 2 formats:
Format 1 (As below, use paragraph for each section of the abstract)
Background/Objectives (Indicate the purpose of the study or the description of challenge addressed by the research
Methods (Include the setting, methods and desired outcomes for the study; subjects; the diagnosis or procedures and techniques used in information analysis; description of participants, intervention and the type of statistical analysis.
Results (Present as clearly as possible the outcome of the study and statistical significance if appropriate)
Conclusion/Recommendations (Emphasis should be on the implications of the results and key recommendations, opportunities for future research as well as implications for further research on TB prevention and control programmes, relevance of the results to contemporary) knowledge
Format 2 (As below, use paragraph for each section of the abstract)
Issues (Describe the activity, programme or policy, by which the issue was addressed 😉