​​Submission Guidelines

Call for proposals / abstracts is now open for the 22nd National Health Sciences Research Symposium to be held at the Aga Khan University in Karachi from November 15-17, 2019. This year’s theme is ‘Antimicrobial resistance: an opportunity to transform global health’. 

Please organize your abstract to highlight learning outcomes, target audience, methodology and conclusion.

Below are the instructions specific to your submission category.

​Submission deadline: Thursday, August 1, 2019

Submission cate​gories


The workshop proposal should be skill-based, offered for up to 20-30 people. Proposals that follow a multidisciplinary approach would be preferred for acceptance. Your proposal should address the following: 

  • Title of workshop
  • Objectives and learning outcomes
  • Target audience
  • Skill that the participants will gain
  • Methodology; hands-on (wet laboratory work) vs. interactive 
  • Detailed workshop programme
  • Duration of workshop 
  • Details of logistical arrangement
  • Availability of funding
  • Availability of venue


What is Ignite? 

“Enlighten us, but make it quick!” is the entire gist of the worldwide Ignite event. You get to present your narrative/idea/innovation in five minutes, accompanied by a slide presentation exactly 20 slides long, with one catch: each slide auto-forwards every 15 seconds! 

What do you have to do to for Ignite? 

  • Indicate that your abstract should be considered for CCIT’s Ignite.
  • Give your abstract a catchy and meaningful title (10-12 words); the abstract should not exceed 300 words.​
  • Your creative/innovative story/idea must be relevant to Antimicrobial Resistance. 

If your abstract is selected for Ignite then we will assist you further

Suggestion: watch a few videos and review some abstracts on our Faceb​ook page prior to drafting your own. 

Scientific Research Abstracts Oral / Posters:

Please follow submission guidelines for oral and poster presentations

  • You may submit as many abstracts as you like as a presenter or first author.
  • Each abstract should consist of work done in the last three years (unpublished, presented, in process work will be preferred). 
  • Submissions are welcome from the full spectrum of scientific research including prospective studies, retrospective studies, case series, case reports and imaging (radiological, clinical and pathological).
  • Fellows, residents and students are highly encouraged to participate.

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