1. Abstract Format

Submissions for Abstracts Closes - 8th October 2018 
The Pasifika Medical Association invites you to submit an abstract to present your research programs, models of care and best practice in relation to Pacific Health. This year we are accepting abstracts for oral papers.  Please ensure your abstract demonstrates a connection to the conference theme. 
The PMA Conference theme for 2018 is "Participate, Reinvigorate & Innovate".

Our key themes are:
  • Innovative approaches to Non-Communicable Diseases,
  • Reinvigorate our thinking on the impact of Climate Change
  • Participate in the future of Mental Health & Research
  • And a Reimagined Workforce

Please send us an abstract of no more than 250 words of your presentation, ensure you include the title of your abstract, the conference theme you've chosen, the names of other authors.  Presentations will be 15 minutes long. 
On receiving notification of acceptance, abstract presenters must register to attend the conference. This is a condition of acceptance, any costs of presenting include the conference registration fee, travel and accommodation is the responsibility of the presenter.

Here are a few questions to help guide your abstract;
  • Why was the programme or project initiated?
  • What are your aims and objectives?
  • what is your approach to achieve your aims and objectives?
  • Were there any challenges?
  • Were there any accomplishments?
  • What are the impacts of your programme or project?
  • How has your programme or project developed?
  • How has it developed workforce capacity and capability?

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* 1. Title

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* 2. Abstract (Max 250)

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* 3. Additional Authors

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* 4. Equipment Needs. 
Standard equipment available laptop, data, projector, whiteboard, flip chart, pens. If required EXTRA please state below.