Criteria for Abstract Submission

Criteria for Abstract Submission

You are cordially invited to submit scientific abstracts for inclusion in the scientific programme of the Singapore Primary Care Conference 2023. Abstract submission deadline is 31 October 2022.
Be part of the 2023 sessions – start submitting your abstracts now.


Abstract submission opens

Abstract submission closes

Arbitration of oral vs. poster presentations

Notification to presenters

Onsite competition

September 2022

31 October 2022

January 2023

February 2023

03 March 2023


  1. To encourage greater collaborations in Primary Care research and to recognize quality work in this field.
  2. To support research by Family Physicians, Nurses, Allied Health, Admin, Family Medicine residents, students, and Inter-professional teams in Primary Care


Abstracts will be categorised under the following topics for review and program purposes. Presenters are requested to select the topic under which their abstracts belong:

  • Transformation in Primary care
  • Primary Care Mental Health
  • Education in Primary care
  • Interprofessional Collaboration
  • General Primary Care (Others)


Authors and co-authors information must be provided in full, including the first/last names of all authors, their department, institution/hospital, city, state (if applicable) and country.
Abstracts must contain original scientific data collected by the author(s). All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee.


  1. Topic of Abstract should be relevant to Primary Care or Family Medicine.
  2. Abstract must be submitted in English.
  3. Abstract’s title should be concise and indicative of the content of the abstract.
  4. Details of authors should be given in accordance to descending order of contribution (from most to least).
  5. The presenting author must be indicated in the abstract submission form.
  6. Abstract should be submitted before the submission deadline: 31 October 2022.
  7. Fill in the appropriate sections (Aims, Methodology, Results and Conclusion) of the abstract and structure the text using the following headings:
    • State Aim(s) of study
    • State Method(s) and subject used, as relevant
    • Summarise Result(s) obtained
    • State Conclusion(s) reached. It is not satisfactory to state, “The result will be discussed.“
  8. Abstract should not exceed 250 words.
  9. The use of standard abbreviations is acceptable. Place special or unusual abbreviations in brackets after the full word the first time it appears. Use numerals to indicate numbers, except to begin sentences.
  10. The use of tables, graphs and other types of images in abstracts is not permitted.
  11. Abstract will be reproduced exactly as submitted.
  12. Abstract not adhering to the above will not be considered.
  13. Abstracts previously presented (or future plans to do so) at another international scientific meeting ONCE, can also be submitted for this conference for consideration. However, those papers that have been published will not be accepted. Abstracts that have been published can still be accepted.

For more information about Guidelines for Oral Preparation and Guidelines for Poster Preparation and Presentation.