The scientific committee of the SASHA congress 2022 welcomes abstract submissions for presentations in the following categories. We encourage submissions speaking to the theme of the congress: Merging the Mosaic.
Selected abstracts will be published in a special edition of the African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine.
Short opinion pieces, personal perspectives (not research papers) or a personal viewpoint on sexual health, rights or justice research that provides a contextual and holistic view of sexual health as practiced across the continent. With rare exceptions, these presentations are meant to express a personal viewpoint and should have no more than two authors.
|Structured abstract||250 words|
A discussion on a particular topic, whereby the authors share innovations and best practices in terms of a particular aspect of sexual health, justice or rights studies in their region.
|Unstructured abstract||250 words to cover a Background, Experience/Innovation, Learning/Reflection and Conclusion|
Original research refers to innovative research within the focus and scope of sexual health, justice or rights, according to a clear and well-structured methodology.
|Structured abstract||250 words to cover a Background, Aim, Setting, Methods, Results and Conclusion|
These must be critical reviews of the literature on topics that have social and scientific value and must be within the focus and scope of sexual health, justice or rights. Reviews should follow a structured approach as for a systematic or scoping review and outline a clear review question(s), search strategy, selection of articles, extraction and analysis of data. Reviews should not be personal and selective reviews of the literature.
|Structured abstract||250 words to cover a Background, Aim, Method, Results and Conclusion|
A detailed account of a specific patient as a case study. The patient study should highlight a critical issue that is relevant to the field of sexual health, justice or rights. Informed consent from the patient is a requirement.
|Unstructured abstract||250 words to cover a Background, Aim, Method, Results and Conclusion|
Authors are requested to conform to the following guidelines for submission of abstracts:
- Centre the title in capital letters at the top of the page
- Thereafter state your names & affiliation (upper/lower case)
- Thereafter type the body of the abstract, using single spacing
- If possible, please use Times New Roman, font size 12
- Please leave 2.5cm margins on all sides
- Abstract should be no more than 250 words.
- Please indicate whether ethical clearance has been obtained.
- Please indicate whether the abstract has previously been published in a peer reviewed journal.
- Please indicate whether you give consent for it to be published in congress proceedings in the PHCFM.