Abstract

Abstract Submission is now OPEN!

Deadline for submission: 8 March 2024

Abstract Submission Guidelines


1. Eligibility Criteria
  • Abstract of original research and should NOT have been presented or published at any local or international scientific journal and conferences.
  • At least one of the authors MUST register for the conference. It is preferable for presenting authors to participate in the conference to present their finding
  • Participants may submit more than ONE abstract.
  • Abstracts must be in ENGLISH.
  • Studies conducted in Ministry of Health facilities or using Ministry of Health data must submit NMRR ID and MREC approval letter/email with their abstract.
  • All clinical studies will be considered. This includes observational or interventional studies, cross sectional surveys, case series and case reports.
  • The Scientific Committee reserves the right to decide on the acceptance of abstracts for poster presentation.
2. Abstract Format
  • The abstract should not exceed 250 words limit and include the following sections:
    • Introduction
    • Methodology
    • Results and
    • Discussion / Conclusion
  • Author(s)’ name must be written in FULL. Do not include professional title or degrees. List any institutional affiliation, state, and country. Please make sure all authors contributed significantly to the research.
  • Abstract title must be in Title Case, e.g. “Cardiovascular Problems in Community Settings”. Title should be brief and clearly indicate the content of the abstract.
  • Do not include graphs, tables, figures or references in the abstract.
  • An abbreviation must be defined by placing it in parenthesis after the full word for the first time it appears.
  • The abstract must be submitted by the PRESENTING AUTHORS only.
  • Use numerals to represent numbers except when beginning a sentence.
3. Submission Guidelines
  • All abstracts must be submitted online via google form link provided (link is accessible only after registration for CRM Trial Connect is completed)
  • Hard copy submissions will not be accepted. For any problem with abstract submission or need to amend the submission, kindly contact the NCCR Secretariat at nccrabstracts@crc.moh.gov.my
  • Abstracts must be submitted by 11.59 pm (MYT, GMT+8) of 08th March 2024. Late submissions or incomplete abstracts will not be accepted.
  • The Secretariat will notify participants regarding the results of their submission by 22nd March 2024.
4. Dr. Wu Lien-Teh Research Awards
  • Young Investigator Awards
    • Only original research that has not been published or presented will be considered.
    • The first author must be the presenting author and should be 40 years of age or below.
    • 20 abstracts with the highest grades will be shortlisted for the Young Investigator Award, and from these, the top five (5) scoring abstracts will compete in the Finals for the Wu Lien-Teh Prize.
    • Winners will receive attractive cash prizes and certificates of achievement.
    • Judges’ decisions are final. No correspondence would be entertained.
  • Best scientific poster award
    • Winners will receive attractive cash prizes and certificates of achievement.
    • Judges’ decisions are final. No correspondence would be entertained.
5. Poster display
  • Authors will be informed of criteria for electronic poster presentation by email.
  • e-Posters (in PDF format) of the accepted submissions must be emailed to the NCCR Abstract Secretariat at nccrabstracts@crc.moh.gov.my by 12:00 (MYT, GMT+8) of 14th April 2024.
  • Late submission of the poster will not be entertained.
  • All late submissions will be deemed as withdrawal from the competition.