Gender & Reproductive Health & Rights Resources & Advocacy Center (GRACe)

International Knowledge Sharing Conference on Women and Girl Health in Sudan

“Keeping the promise for the promotion of Girls, Women and Maternal Health”

19th -22nd October 2015, Khartoum –Sudan

Concurrent Sessions:
This type of session is best suited for reports on completed research, present summaries or overviews of their work, describing the essential features (related to purpose, procedures, outcomes and recommendations). The formal oral presentation of work should be limited to 20 minutes, with time provided after all of the presentations for Q&A and group discussion. Authors are welcome to include visual supports (paper handouts, computer slides, or digital displays) to assist delivery of their oral presentation. Please note that we can provide photocopying facilities at the Conference, as well as data projectors in each room.

Poster or Exhibit Session
This format is ideal for presenting preliminary results of work in progress or for projects that lend themselves to visual displays and representations. In these sessions (generally about 30 minutes), researchers are welcome to display or exhibit their work and engage in informal discussion about their work with other delegates throughout the session. Displays may be posters (maximum 121.92x91.44 centimeters/4x3 feet), digital/computer displays, artwork, or other visual media. Each display should include a brief abstract of the purpose and procedures of the work; handouts or copies of written material may also be available. Space for the poster or exhibit will be provided by the Conference, however all materials must be organized by the presenter, including posters, displays, handouts or other appropriate materials. Researchers are encouraged submit a formal paper describing their work.

Paper format guideline
1. The abstract must be 250-500 words, which include:

  • State the purpose of your study.
  • State the research methods/methodology used to arrive at your results and/or conclusions.
  • State the results observed.
  • State the conclusions drawn from your study.

2. Language of the papers should be either in English or Arabic.

3. Abstracts must be sent in English or Arabic languages only.

4. The study must have been conducted in Sudan or a country with similar settings.

5. It is preferred if the applying paper has been published previously.

6. Studies applying for the conference must have been conducted between the period years 20002015. Longitudinal Studies are the only exception.

7. The theme of the study must be within the scope of the conference.

How to apply?

Interested applicants may send their abstract by the 1st of July 2015 latest to the following email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or submit your abstract online.