Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Scientific Topics are open to all Family Medicine related topics.
  • All abstracts and posters are to be written in English.
  • Trials in progress are welcomed in the form of abstracts describing the protocol of ongoing research and in the form of completed trials ready for publication. However, abstracts describing a trial which has not progressed to completion are likely to be rejected by the review committee.
  • Abstract must be valid of no more than two years.
  • All abstracts must be uploaded via the Online Abstract Submission portal in pdf or word format. This should be limited to a maximum of 360 words and should include the following:
    • Title of Abstract
    • Names and contact details of author(s) {organization, 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 or other forms of display of results can be uploaded separately
  • Deadline for abstract submission is on the 19th of May 2022.
  • Once the abstract is accepted by the committee, posters must be submitted within five days time.

Poster Presentation Specifications:

  • Information should be summarized, and graphic materials, such as photographs, charts, graphs, and diagrams must be displayed in standard size poster (90 cm x 135 cm)
  • Poster orientation must be in portrait layout. 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.
  • A payment of 10KD can be made through the link below to print the poster.
  • Exceptions can be made for those who prefer to present their posters virtually. This will be done at a later date of the course.

Terms and Conditions

  • Only the first ten relevant submissions will be accepted.
  • Poster committee members are not allowed to participate.
  • The scientific committee reserves the right to make the final decision about the abstract acceptance and its scheduling into the program, based on topics and time constraints.
  • All abstracts must be prepared using the abstract submission guidelines.
  • Each presenter can submit a maximum of two abstracts.
  • Each abstract submission must indicate if the material was published or presented in any other conference/course or if it received any awards.
  • Already published abstracts in our previous review courses will not be accepted again.
  • All presenters must register to attend the course within a maximum of 1 week of acceptance of the abstract and be present at the time of the course.
  • The first 3 winners will receive a certificate award and a prize.
    • First Prize: 300KWD
    • Second Prize: 200KWD
    • Third Prize: 100KWD
  • A certificate of appreciation will be given to all the presenters.
  • Presenters must not use the course for marketing purposes for products/equipment.
  • Course registration charges will be waived off for accepted poster presenters only (Main Author only).
  • Payment for travel /accommodation/visa charges are not provided.

Poster Evaluation Committee


Dr. Maleka Serour

Head of Committee

Dr. Tasneem Al Jarki


Dr. Bassam Al Buthi


Dr. Shaikha Al Kandari