Submissions Guidelines

Submit a Proposal | Submission Policies | Peer Review | Presenter Formats | Publications

Submit a Proposal

The Final Deadline for proposals of 250 words in English is due by Friday, November 4, 2022.

COPHA 2022 Submission Form

Topic Streams

  • Access to Health Care in Developing Countries
  • Aging Health Issues in Gerontology and Geriatrics
  • Biotechnology and Biomedical Science
  • Communicable Diseases and Pandemics
  • Community and Family Medicine
  • COVID-19 and Public Health
  • Environmental Science and Health
  • Health Care Systems and Delivery
  • Medical Technology
  • Mental Health
  • Non-communicable Diseases
  • Nursing Practice and Education
  • Preventive Health Care and Palliative Care
  • Public Health, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Women’s Health and Maternal Child Health
  • Other Areas of Health Care (Please Specify)

Submission Policies

  1. Abstracts must be less than 250 words in English and sent via the online system.
  2. Submissions should include a university or institution personal email address.
  3. The lingua franca of submissions, papers and presentations is English.
  4. Only authors listed on the submission may give the presentation.
  5. A maximum of (2) submissions is permitted per author.
  6. Abstracts derived from plagiarized or copyrighted research will be rejected.
  7. The review committee does not correct grammar, spelling or usage errors.
  8. We encourage work that introduces new ideas and conceptualizations, research and understandings to the field, as well as analysis of both success and failure.

Peer Review

Please note that only the abstracts undergo a peer-review and that full papers are not peer-reviewed. The Proceedings are not peer-reviewed, only the abstract review for participation in this event. The Proceedings will be available shortly after the conclusion on the event.

Presentation Formats

Virtual Presentations

Due to ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as travel restrictions, curfews and business shutdowns in major metropolitan areas, this conference is being held online.

All oral and poster presenters are invited to join us either live via Zoom or to submit pre-recorded presentations or  virtual posters.

Please click on the link below to download our guidelines and instructions for giving live presentations or pre-recorded presentations or virtual posters via Zoom:

USING ZOOM TO RECORD YOUR PRESENTATION


All oral and poster presenters will receive a official certificate of presentation in PDF.

Organizing Your Own Panel

If you would like to organize your own panel of presenters, please contact the Secretariat. Panel requests must be received at least two weeks before the submission deadline. The panel should have at least 3 to 5 members (including the leader) and the names of all the panel members must appear in the abstract proposal.

Publications

Proceedings

Please note that only the abstracts undergo a peer-review and that full papers are not peer-reviewed. The Proceedings are not peer-reviewed, only the abstract review for participation in this event. The Proceedings will be available shortly after the conclusion on the event.

Full Papers & Template

Full Papers are not peer-reviewed nor required; however, if you would like to submit a paper it must be less than 2500 words and sent in Word format (PDF is not accepted) with a maximum file size of 1.5 MB by the deadline. Correct spelling, grammar and punctuation is the responsibility of the author. Use of the Full Paper Template is absolutely required. Papers submitted differently will be rejected.

Click Here to Download the Full Paper Template