17&18 OCTOBER 2019

Scientific Session Top 5 Abstracts

We are delighted to announce the winning abstracts of this year's Scientific Session at the Humanitarian Congress Berlin:

Published: 01.09.2015

'The course of major depression during imprisonment – a one year cohort study' Alicia Baier


'Access to healthcare and neglected populations: Afghanistan’s bonded child labourers in a cycle of vulnerability' Stefanie Barratt


'The Dismal State of Health Service Provision to Migrants in East Africa' Hervé Nicolle


'Beyond culturalism: Rethinking “Ebola resistance” from a political perspective' Manuel Raab

'Psychosocial support for children and adults affected by Ebola in Sierra Leone' Fiona Shanahan

Winning Abstracts Selected

Date Published: 17.08.2015

We are pleased to declare that the winning abstracts for this year's Scientific Session have been selected. The winning researchers have been contacted and will be declared here shortly.

We would like to thank all researchers who submitted their abstracts.

We would be delighted to welcome you at the XVII. Humanitarian Congress to contribute to the vibrant discussion and exchange.

Abstract Submission Now Open

Published: 11.06.2015

The organisers of the Humanitarian Congress are pleased to invite abstracts for submissions for oral or poster presentations. The abstracts should relate to the topic:

“Science where it’s really needed: Translating Innovative Research into Humanitarian Medicine and Global Health Practice”

They should address current issues, but are not limited to it:
• Practice of Humanitarian Medicine
• Neglected Tropical Diseases
• Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
• Mental Health, Psycho-social & psychiatric care
• Telemedicine and innovative health technologies
• Access to Medicines & Neglected Populations (both within and outside of Europe)
• Cross-disciplinary approaches
• Integrative health care management
• Big Data and new technologies
• Planetary Health

Who may submit?
The call is open to any interested individual; in particular we encourage university academics, Master and PhD students, NGOs staff, staff working for UN agencies and others working in the field of humanitarian medicine and global health to submit abstracts.
Authors of abstracts selected for poster and oral presentations should present results from their own research. Literature reviews will not be considered.

Formatting & Submitting
Abstracts should be limited to maximum of 300 words and should be structured in the following order: (1) Title of abstract, (2) Background, (3) Method, (4) Results and (5) Conclusion. Do not include illustrations, diagrams or other graphic objects.
Upload here.

The abstract should be submitted by no later than 15.07.2015.

There is no cost for abstract submission.
To those invited for presenting their research, the congress organisers offer free admission. No travel or accommodation costs will be reimbursed.

For queries or assistance contact: scientific-session(at)humanitarian-congress-berlin.org

You are cordially invited to forward this call
to other interested parties wanting to present their own relevant works.