Guideline and instruction

/Guideline and instruction
Guideline and instruction2019-05-07T23:52:52+08:00


  • Abstracts may be submitted via this website only.
  • Abstracts submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted.
  • Abstracts must be received by the announced deadline. Abstracts received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Please do not submit multiple copies of the same abstract.
  • The same person may submit up to 3 abstracts regardless of presenting author.
  • You will receive confirmation that your abstract has been received, indicating the abstract number which it has been allocated. Please refer to this abstract number in all correspondence regarding the abstract.

Please read the submission rules before submitting an abstract.

  • Abstracts must be original and must not be or have been published, nor presented at any international meeting. If you submit a manuscript on your work before presentation at BMICTM you should agree with the journal editor that the manuscript will not be released online prior to the date of presentation.
  • The Scientific Committee will endeavor to schedule abstracts according to authors’ preferences but reserves the right to decide on the final form of presentation. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to reject abstracts that do not comply with the guidelines, format or basic quality standards or decide on the mode of presentation.
  • The presenting author is expected to attend the Congress and present his/her abstract. Presenting authors of abstracts must be registered participants.
  • The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract before submission to the BMICTM.
  • Notifications regarding status will be sent once the review process is complete.
  • The Scientific Committee reserves the right to edit the abstracts for grammar and clarity, and also, to request for revisions.

Abstract Format

  • Abstracts must be in English and abbreviations should be defined. All abstracts must be submitted and presented in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication. If you need help, please arrange for the review of your abstract by a colleague who is a native English speaker, by a university scientific publications office (or other similar facility) or by a copy editor, prior to submission.
  • The abstract title should be in Upper Case and clearly indicate the nature of the study.
  • The authors’ names should be in mixed UPPER/LOWER CASE. Omit degrees and titles. The authors’ institutional affiliations should contain institution, city and country.
  • Each abstract should be written in 4 parts – BACKGROUNDMATERIALS & METHODSRESULTSand CONCLUSION
  • Do not include figures or references in your abstract. Tables may be inserted but it will be included in the character count and may significantly reduce the number of available characters.
  • Each abstract should not exceed 300 words.
  • The abstract should be typed with size 10 of Times New Roman font, in single-space text, and with both left and right margins justified in Microsoft Words format.
  • Download the Abstract template HERE


  • I confirm that I previewed this abstract and that all information is correct.
  • Submission of the abstract constitutes my consent to publication (e.g. Conference website, programmes, other promotions, etc.)
  • As the Abstract Submitter, I warrant and represent that I am the sole owner or have the rights of all the information and content (“Content”) provided to BRTMA-Malaysia International Congress on Tropical Medicine  (BMICTM). The publication of the abstract does not infringe any third-party rights including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights.
  • As the Abstract Submitter, I grant the BMICTM a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, publish, translate, distribute, and display the Content.
  • The BMICTM reserve the right to remove from any publication an abstract that does not comply with the above.
  • I herewith confirm that the contact details saved in this system are those of the corresponding author, who will be notified about the status of the abstract. The corresponding author is responsible for informing the other authors about the status of the abstract.