Abstract Submission

Language: All abstracts have to be written in English. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to edit abstracts where the English structure makes comprehension difficult.

Submission: ALL abstracts must be submitted via the Online Abstract System that can be accessed at www.efmsconference.ae. This should be limited to a maximum of 500 words and should include the followings:

  • Title of Abstract
  • Names and contact details of author(s) {organization, city and country, email, phone numbers, and mailing address}. Please underline the name of the presenter/s clearly and provide a 3-line biography of the author/s with your abstract (not included in the word limit).
  • The abstract must include the following headings clearly:

Background, Methods, Results and Discussion

  • (Please provide evidence of ethical approval and funding acknowledgements, if any)
  • Any graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, videos or other forms of display of results should be sent separately by email to info@efmsconference.ae
  • Abstract submission will be acknowledged via email. If you do not receive an email within two (2) weeks of submission or have any additional queries please contact us by email at info@efmsconference.ae

Important Dates

  • 31 August 2017 – Instructions and online submission available on the website
  • 30 November 2017 – Deadline for submission of abstracts.
  • 10 December 2017 – Presenters will be notified of acceptance
  • 7 January 2018 – Deadline for congress registration

Selection Criteria

Abstracts will be evaluated through a blind review process and scored based upon the following criteria to be selected for Poster Presentations:

  • Originality
  • Concept and Design
  • Presentation
  • Clinical Applicability
  • Other Characteristics

Preliminary Scientific Topics

  • Cardiovascular
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Endocrine
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Musculoskeletal

  • Pain Management
  • Nephrology

  • Neurology
  • Population-Based Care
  • Practice Management
  • Procedures in PHC
  • Reproductive
  • Health Respiratory
  • Obesity

Abstracts must contain original scientific data collected by the author(s). All reports must be based on work that has already been completed. No studies “in progress” will be accepted. Any established research design or method may be used.

Poster Presentation


·       Information should be summarized using brief written statements, graphic materials, such as photographs, charts, graphs, and diagrams mounted on standard size poster (84 cm x 110 cm); pins or other mounting materials will be supplied.

·       Authors must prepare all posters beforehand in a form enabling easy mounting.

·       Poster orientation must be portrait. Clear labels must be used for each section of the poster. Text should be of sufficient size for easy reading at a distance of 1.5 meter (between 16-20 font size).

·       Title must be displayed clearly at the top of the poster and should include the names of the author(s) and the institution(s) of origin and country.

Display and Presentation

·       Author/s are responsible for mounting and taking down their poster during the congress.

·       Designated times for poster presentations will be incorporated into the congress.

·       Poster presenters should be available to discuss their posters with the congress participants during these periods and during the congress breaks.

·       Depending upon the number of poster presentations accepted, posters may be on display throughout the congress.

Terms and Conditions

  1. The scientific committee reserves the right to make the final decision about the abstract acceptance and its scheduling into the programme based on topics and time constraints.
  2. The language of the congress is English.
  3. All abstracts must be prepared using the abstract submission guidelines.
  4. Each presenter may submit a maximum of two abstracts.
  5. Each abstract submission must indicate if the material was published or presented in any other congress or if it received any awards.
  6. All presenters must register to attend the congress within a maximum of 1 week of acceptance of the abstract and be present at the time of the congress.
  7. A certificate of appreciation will be given to all the presenters to honor their presentation.
  8. Presenters must not use the session as a marketing opportunity for products\equipment.
  9. Congress registration charges will be waived off for accepted poster presenters only (for the Main Author only).
  10. Payment for travel /accommodation/visa charges is not provided.