CARPHA Conference 2018 – Call for Papers

63rd ANNUAL CARPHA (The Caribbean Public Health Agency) Health Research Conference
June 14th – 16th, 2018

January 8th 2018

‘Sustainable Health Systems for Economic Growth, Development and Wealth’

The 63rd Annual CARPHA Health Research Conference will be held from June 14th to June 16th, 2018.  The theme for 2018 is ‘Sustainable Health Systems for Economic Growth, Development and Wealth’ however, we will also accept quality research papers in all priority health areas (e.g. NCD, HIV, Health Systems, etc.) Sustainable Health Systems for Economic Growth, Development and Wealth comprises topics such as: Health Insurance systems, health financing in SIDS, health as a human right – the financial implementations, cost of prevention vs cure, cost of natural disasters on health and development, cost of poor health on economic development and cost of NCDs on development.

Selection of Papers
Papers are selected based on scientific merit and relevance to the health priorities areas of the Caribbean. As a guide, Poster presentations are preferable for papers that contain large amounts of data, deal with particular techniques, report highly specialized work, ‘research in progress’ and ‘programmes being implemented’. Authors whose papers are accepted, but who do not present will not have their papers considered for the next two years unless they have a good reason, such as:

  • acute illness
  • loss or bereavement
  • hardship or trauma

The David Picou Young Researcher Prize is awarded for the best paper presented by a Caribbean investigator who is not yet an established researcher.

The criteria for being considered is as follows:

  • Age: 40 years or less
  • Qualifications: At least a 1st degree, including a medical degree
  • Work experience: Working in a health-related environment in a position considered junior; e.g. below senior lecturer/consultant grade
  • Nationality: must be a Caribbean national; may be based in an institution abroad (Persons who wish to be considered for the David Picou prize are to send
    a letter clearly answering the above questions.)

Student Prize will be awarded to the best paper presented by a student/student group.
(Persons who wish to be considered for the Student prizes should indicate such in the transmittal letter).

Poster Prize is awarded for the best poster.

For more information:

Triangle Global Health Consortium – Call for Abstracts


Making a Difference:  Global Health and its Social, Economic, and Political Impact
September 28th
Talley Student Union, North Carolina State University

Abstract Submission Process:  Click on the link below to submit an abstract.  You will be asked to provide contact information, a short, specific title and a description of the proposed session. Developing this information in a Word document first then cutting and pasting into the submission form is suggested. This will allow you to utilize a spell check feature and provide you with a copy of what was submitted.

**The submission deadline for panel discussions, workshops, and story-telling has been EXTENDED 1 WEEK, and these abstracts will be accepted until 5pm ET on July 14, 2017. The submission deadline for poster abstracts is 5pm on August 31, 2017.