Call for Abstracts: Annual NVTG Congress: Health of people on the move

Posted by Kimberley Meijers on June 30, 2016 at 3:48 pm

Closing date: 11 September 2016. This year the NVTG Congress will be held in Amsterdam, October 28th 2016.

During the afternoon programme parallel sessions will be reserved for oral presentations selected from submitted abstracts. Researchers of all seniority are invited to submit abstracts describing original field research in any subject of Global Health, including but not limited to: urban health, non-communicable diseases, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), poverty-related diseases (malaria, HIV, TB, etc.), communicable diseases, neglected tropical diseases, medical sociology/anthropology, entomology, health economics, health policy and health systems research. Young researchers (Master or PhD students) are particularly encouraged to submit an abstract.

Abstracts should be submitted in English. Oral presentations will be selected on the basis of abstract quality. An abstract form is available online at Please send completed forms to before September 11, 2016.


The Share-Net working group Linking Research Policy and Practice will be organizing a session on SRHR with special attention for the implications of research findings for policy and practice. Jelle van Stekelenburg will chair this session. He recently started as chair for the International Safe Motherhood & Reproductive Health (ISM&RH).