The Scientific Committee invites all interested individuals to submit abstracts for the 12th Asia Pacific Travel Health Conference (APTHC 2018). Abstracts can be submitted under the following topics:
T01 – Vaccines, Immunizations and Other Pre-travel Management Issues
T02 – Post-Travel Management, Returning Travelers
T03 – Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, Surveillance
T04 – Malaria and Malaria Prophylaxis
T05 – Non-Infectious Risks: Trauma, Accidents, Security, Altitude and Other Travel Health Issues
T06 – Specific Travelers: Migrants, Refugees, Expatriates, Co-morbid illness
T07 – Tropical Medicine
T08 – Region-specific Issues
T09 – Recent Publications
Abstracts will be divided into the designated categories for review and program purposes. Presenters should select one topic only.
Abstract Submission Rules
All abstracts must be submitted online via the conference website only. Abstracts submitted by fax, email, or post will NOT be accepted. In submitting the abstract, the author grants the Organizers of 12th Asia Pacific Travel Health Conference (APTHC 2018) the right to publish the abstract both in hard and electronic forms.
Abstract Submission Deadline
All abstracts must be submitted on or before 30 November 2017. The online submission system will be closed at 24:00 hours (UCT/GMT +8hrs), 30 November 2017. All abstracts submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.
Abstract Acceptance Notification
Notice of acceptance/rejection will be sent via email to the corresponding authors on or before 20 December 2017. If the abstract is accepted, author will have until 16 January 2018 to register for the conference. All selected presenters who are not registered by this date will not be included in the conference materials.
Guidelines for Abstract Submission
For questions regarding the submission process, please send an e-mail to APTHC2018@kenes.com