CALL FOR PAPERS 

The 8th International Graduate Students Conference on Population

and Public Health Sciences (IGSCPP) 

 

 July 25, 2017  

Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok Thailand 


                     The 8th IGSCPP welcomes the submission of abstracts (not more than 400 words) for original contributions to the field of population and public health sciences for oral presentation in the scientific sessions.  All submitted abstracts will go through a double blind, peer-review process carried out by a review panel. Authors will be notified regarding abstract acceptances by June 30, 2017

        

VENUE:          Conference Room 220, Institute Building 2

College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University

            Phayathai Road, Bangkok Thailand              

  

ORGANIZERS:

1.    College of Public Health Sciences (CPHS), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

2.    ASEAN Institute for Health Development (AIHD), Mahidol University, Salaya, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.

3.    Institute for Population and Social Research (IPSR), Mahidol University, Salaya, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.

4.    WHO Collaborating Center for  Research and Training in  Public Health Development

5.    WHO Collaborating Centre for Primary Health Care Development

6.    WHO Collaborating Centre for Research in Human Reproduction

 

THE OBJECTIVES OF THE 8th IGSCPP ARE;

·         To promote cooperative academic activities under the memorandum of understanding between the Institute for Population and Social Research, the ASEAN Institute of Health Development, Mahidol University and the College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University. 

·         To provide graduate students, faculties, and researchers with opportunities for developing and presenting academic paper and research at a national and international conference.

·         To enhance the quality of research in Population and Public Health in order to reach international standards.

·         To disseminate graduate student research among research communities to benefit the public at both national and international levels.

 

 

PARTICIPANTS:

  • Graduate students, researchers and staffs from organize institutions i.e.  AIHD, IPSR and CPHS.
  • Graduate students, researchers and staffs from Chulalongkorn and Mahidol University Health Sciences’ faculties and other faculties, e.g., Medicine, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Science, Dentistry, Sport Science, Allied Health Sciences, and Communication Arts.
  • Public Health and Public Health Sciences Institutes Network in Thailand
  • Students researchers and academic staffs from partner universities / institution in Asian and other regions.

  

CONFERENCE TOPICS:

·         Population, Demography, Aging and Migration

·         Public Health,  Public Health Sciences and Health Social Science

·         Primary Health Care, Global Health, Health Care Management, Health Promotion, Health Behaviours

·         Reproductive Health, Sexual Health and Sexuality

·         Environmental and Occupational Health

·         District Health System, Health System Research

·         Health Policy and Administration

·         Sustainable Development Goal

·         One Health

·         Others

 

TYPE OF PRESENTATION:  

·         Oral Presentation

·         Poster Presentation

                                

LANGUAGE: English

 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: 

The abstracts should not exceed 400 words, Times New Roman 11 point with 3-5 keywords. The paper title should be typed in bold. The abstract should include background, objective (s), method(s), result (s), and conclusion. Complete contact information for each author should be provided in a form of the author name, affiliation, and email address. The corresponding author should be clearly identified (in case of multiple authors) with an asterisk (*).

 

 

Submission:

The Microsoft word file of abstract can be forwarded by electronic mail to the conference secretariat, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  CC: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Please specify  Ÿ   the type of presentation you prefer (oral presentation or poster presentation).

                           Ÿ   whether intend to submit a short report/ a manuscript or not

 

Please be informed that the final decision is dependent on the conference’s scientific committee.

All abstracts will be judged on the following criteria by a team of peer reviewers:

·   Relevance to National/International Health Initiatives.

·   Relevance to the conference theme.

·   Originality: Presentation of new ideas or expansion of existing ideas.

·   Implementation Experience: How widely can it be used?

·   Clarity of Writing: Does the abstract present the proposed scope and purpose in an organized, well-written manner?

·   Quality: Accuracy and completeness of the abstract proposal.

·   Importance: Value to public health and/or population issues.

·   Overall: Rating based on reviewer’s general impression of proposal.

 

PROCEEDING SUBMISSION:

Presenters of Competitive Papers have the option to submit a “short report” (no longer than 4500 words for the  proceeding, the 8th IGSCPP 2017) or a “manuscript” (no longer than 5000 words, for the Journal of Health Research [JHR}) ​for publication.

 

Short report Guidelines

All short reports MUST be submitted in Microsoft Word (by 15 June 2017), double-spaced, in 12-point Times New Roman font. INSTRUCTION FOR AUTHORS, please go to www.jhealthres.org for more information, e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR MANUSCRIPT:

INSTRUCTION FOR AUTHORS, please go to www.jhealthres.org .

For more information, e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

REGISTRATION:

All participants and presenters are welcome to register within July 17, 2017

free of charge including registration fee, abstract book, lunch & coffee break and conference material.(90 seats)

 

CONSIDERATION PROCESS:

The conference secretariat will notify by email regarding the progress of your submission within 2 weeks after abstract submission deadline.

Papers accepted for oral presentation will be presented in English with Microsoft Power Point presentation. The presentation is within 15 minutes with Q&A session.

Papers accepted for poster presentation will be presented in English. The poster size is a single poster with 90 centimeters in width and 1 meter in height.

 

BEST STUDENT PRESENTATION AWARDS: 

Awards for the best student presentation (oral/ poster presentations) will be conferred at the conference. (In order to qualify for these awards, the paper must be presented at the conference.)

 

KEY DATES: 

 

June 16, 2017    

Deadline for submission of abstract.

June 30, 2017  

Announcement of papers selected for oral/poster presentation.

July 1, 2017  

Deadline for proceeding submission.

July 9, 2017  

Deadline for abstract/paper revision.

July 17, 2017  

Deadline for registration.

 

SECRETARIAT OFFICE: 

Ms.Natawan Deelertyuenyong 

College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University

Institute Building 3, Phayathai Road, Bangkok 10330

Tel: 02 218 8190, Fax: 02 218 8195

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION: 

Please contact:

Dr.Montakarn Chuemchit

College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University

Institute Building 2, Phayathai Road, Bangkok 10330

Tel: 66 2 218 8198 Fax: 66 2 218 8195

Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website : www.igscpp.org, www.cphs.chula.ac.th

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