Call for papers

Call for papers


Wednesday, 16 June 2021


Monday, 6 September 2021 


Week of September 13, 2021

The submission process is now closed

The West African College of Physicians invites Fellows, Members, Clinicians and Researchers to submit abstracts for presentation at its 44th and 45th Annual General & Scientific Meeting, which will be held virtually.
This is a great opportunity to share your work with colleagues. We welcome abstracts of original research work, reviews and case series or reports. All abstracts will undergo peer review and may be accepted for presentation.
Please carefully read the guidelines page: Submission & Guidelines.


The track category is the heading under which your abstract will be reviewed and later published in the conference printed matters if accepted. During the submission process, you will be asked to select one track category for your abstract.
Submit your abstracts to any of the mentioned tracks.

Track 1
Universal Health Care
1.1 Evidence to Policy: Financing Healthcare for Universal Health Coverage
1.2 Community-based health insurance
1.3 Public health education
1.4 Data for management and policy making
1.5 Access to health services
1.6 Human resources for health
1.7 Digital health (including mobile health mHealth; Health information technology, wearable devices, telehealth, telemedicine)

Track 2
Age-related healthcare
2.1 Maternal, newborn and child health
2.2 Adolescent health
2.3 Elderly and end of life care

Track 3
3.1 Vaccine acceptance and hesitancy
3.2 Pre-clinical and laboratory/immunology studies
3.3 Clinical trials, impact studies and vaccine epidemiology
3.4 Vaccines for emerging infections
3.5 Vaccine delivery

Track 4
Mental health
4.1 Mental health among healthcare workers
4.2 Child and adolescent mental health
4.3 Maternal mental health in pregnancy and following childbirth
4.4 Recovery and rehabilitation

Track 5
Epidemic and Pandemic health care
5.1 Covid-19/Ebola/Lassa fever/Meningitis and emerging infections
5.2 Healthcare system preparedness and response
5.3 Triage and critical care
5.4 Community engagement in epidemic/pandemic situations
5.5 Contextualizing epidemic/pandemic response

Track 6
Antimicrobial resistance


Abstracts must be submitted via the online submission form. Faxed or emailed abstracts will not be considered. Please read the submission rules before submitting an abstract.
All abstracts must be submitted by 6 September 2021. Abstracts received after the deadline will not be considered.