Call for Abstracts

The Congress Organizing Committee announces the 23rd Annual Congress of the South African Academy of Family Physicians.

The Congress will showcase latest works and interesting findings of various family physicians-related issues in South Africa. Preference will be given to original research that has not been published or presented previously.

Abstracts may be submitted on-line for Oral or Poster presentation and must be received electronically not later than 16:00 hrs on Friday, 9 July 2021. The committee will meet shortly thereafter to finalise the review of abstracts and authors will be notified of the acceptance decision by 20 July 2021.

Submitted abstracts should be limited to 300 words and consist of four sections labelled:

  • Background
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions

These sections should briefly describe the objectives of the study or investigation, the basic procedures (study subjects and analytical methods), the main findings (giving specific data and the statistical significance, if possible), and the principal conclusion.

Abstracts may be submitted for the following categories:

  • postgraduate submission
  • researcher submission
  • undergraduate submission