Call for Abstracts: XVI. Humanitarian Congress 2014


Deadline: 30th June 2014

The organisers of the Humanitarian Congress are pleased to invite abstracts for submissions for oral or poster presentations at the upcoming XVI. Humanitarian Congress 2014 in Berlin.

The abstracts should relate to the topic:
“Science where it’s really needed: Translating Innovative Research into Humanitarian Medicine and Global Health Practice”
They should address current issues, but are not limited to it, of:

–    Practice of Humanitarian Medicine
–    Neglected Tropical Diseases
–    NonCommunicable Diseases (NCDs)
–    Mental Health, Psycho-social & psychiatric care
–    Telemedicine and innovative health technologies
–    Access to Medicines & Neglected Populations (both within and outside of Europe)
–    Cross-disciplinary approaches
–    Integrative health care management
–    Big Data and new technologies
–    Planetary Health

Who may submit?
The call is open to any interested individual; in particular we encourage university academics, Master and PhD students, NGOs staff, staff working for UN agencies and others working in the field of humanitarian medicine and global health to submit abstracts.

Authors of abstracts selected for poster and oral presentations should present results from their own research work or project evaluations. Literature reviews will not be considered.

You are cordially invited to forward this call to other interested parties wanting to present their own relevant works.

Formatting & Submitting:
Abstracts should be limited to a maximum of 300 words. Do not include illustrations, diagrams or other graphic objects. Abstracts can be uploaded with and should be structured in the following order: (1) Title of abstract, (2) Background, (3) Method, (4) Results and (5) Conclusion.

The abstract should be submitted by no later than 30.06.2014.
There is no cost for abstract submission.
The congress organisers offer free admission to the event to those presenting. No travel or accommodation costs will be reimbursed.

If you have any questions or need assistance please contact:


Tip: More up to date educational events dealing with healthcare can be found online on the Education Database »medicine & health«.

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