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The next meeting that wil be hold in 14th to 17 November 2018
28 Dec 2016 00:39

After the successful meeting held in Trieste Italy, 2016, now it's time for Bogota, Colombia. The Kangaroo Foundation in Bogota, will organise the event, in collaboration with the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana de Bogot&aac [ ... ]


Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are being solicited for podium and poster presentations at the XII International Conference on KMC that will be held in Bogotá, Colombia, from 14 to 17 November 2018.

Abstracts are due by September 15, 2018.

The Scientific Committee will evaluate all the abstracts submitted on time and will notify acceptance by 30 September 2018. Among the accepted abstracts (innovative idea for implementation and dissemination of KMC at country level and new research on neuro-protection through KMC will be among the criteria for acceptance), six posters will be selected for 5 minutes podium presentations (which includes 2 minutes for questions and answers). The remaining accepted abstracts will be presented as posters (instructions will be issued with the letter of acceptance). Workshop and Congress participants will vote for the best poster and will assign an award.

All abstracts should include the following in 250 words or less, plus the title and the full name and email contact of the primary author.


Topic for abstracts for the workshop

Implementation and dissemination of KMC at country level, barriers, solutions, costs


Topic for abstracts for the congress

Basic research on the possible neuro-protective effect of each of the KMC components: kangaroo position, kangaroo nutrition, kangaroo discharge policies and follow-up (through the physiology, neuro-sensorial stimulation, sensitization of the family, modification of the environment, etc ...)

Please complete the information below and submit this form with your abstract.