TEPHINET is Now Accepting Abstracts for the 9th Southeast Asia and Western Pacific Bi-regional TEPHINET Scientific Conference

TEPHINET is now accepting abstracts for the 9th Southeast Asia and Western Pacific Bi-regional TEPHINET Scientific Conference to be held in Vientiane, Lao PDR, from November 5-9, 2018. Organized by TEPHINET, the Lao Ministry of Health and Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP), and the South Asia Field Epidemiology and Technology Network (SAFETYNET), the conference will be held at the Don Chan Palace Hotel and Convention.  

The Scientific Program Committee has the pleasure to invite current trainees and recent graduates of Field or Applied Epidemiology Training Programs in the Southeast Asian or Western Pacific regions to submit abstracts for consideration to be presented at the conference. The goal of the conference is to provide a platform for FETP graduates and trainees to showcase interventions and recent investigations, exchange ideas about best practices in public health, enhance global health collaboration and increase their skills in field epidemiology.

Eligibility

To submit an abstract, the following criteria must be met:

  • Abstracts must be original. Abstracts previously published or presented at other TEPHINET scientific conferences cannot be submitted.
  • All abstracts must be about completed work occurring within the last two years (i.e. no earlier than 2016).
  • All abstracts must be written in English.
  • Applicants must be current trainees or recent graduates of a Field or Applied Epidemiology Training Program. Recent graduates must have graduated no earlier than 2016.

Download the call for abstracts, instructions, and other relevant information here.