for Abstract Submission - READ CAREFULLY
submit an abstract, follow these steps:
1- Register for the congress. Note that it is not necessary
to pay when you register. Payment can be made after notification
of abstract acceptance.
2- Enter the restricted area of the website using the login
and password with which you registered. Additional menus (in
yellow) will be shown on the left.
3- Click on “My abstracts”.
4- Follow the instructions to access the abstract submission
form. Fill-in all the blanks on the online registration form.
5- Before submitting your abstract, proofread it carefully,
as no changes will be permitted after it is submitted.
6- Choose one of the options: (1) Poster only; (2) Decision
of the Scientific Commission.
7- When you finish submission of your abstracts, click “log-off”.
8- For future access, inform your login and password. If
you forgot them, use the “forgot password” option
on the top of the page.
• Payment for registration must be made by May 30, 2008.
• A maximum of two (2) abstracts will be accepted per
congress participant as first author. There is no limit for
• Abstracts will be accepted only via the official Congress
• Oral or poster presentations will take place in specific
areas for both official languages of the Congress (English and
Portuguese). There will be no translation in these sessions.
• Abstracts will be accepted in Spanish only in exceptional
• Only one (1) certificate will be granted per abstract.
Instructions for Abstract Preparation
• Abstract Text should not exceed
2400 characters including spaces;
• The abstract should be objective and concise, with information
organized in the following suggested headings: Introduction,
Objectives, Methods, Results, and Conclusion;
• The content of the abstract should be related to the
selected theme (see list of themes below);
• The use of figures or tables is not permitted;
• Abstracts containing results based on statements such
as “results to be presented” or “data to be
analyzed” will not be accepted.
Alcohol and substance abuse
Dissemination and transfer of epidemiological knowledge
Epidemiology and demography
Epidemiology and environmental health
Epidemiology and other disciplines: interdisciplinary
and intersectoral approaches
Epidemiology for health services, planning and management
Epidemiology of accidents, violence and injuries
Epidemiology of natural and social catastrophes
Epidemiology of population groups
Child and adolescent health
Ethics in epidemiological research
Evaluation of health systems, policies, programs and
Evaluation of medical technologies
Genetic and molecular epidemiology
Health and disease surveillance
Health information systems
Infectious and parasitic diseases
AIDS and STDs
Vaccine preventable diseases
Emergente and re-emergente infecious diseases
Other infectious and parasitic diseases
Methods and techniques in epidemiological research