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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​THEME:Equitable health care for people with disabilities in South Africa

DEADLINE: 31 October 2019


​The editors are pleased to announce that the call for abstracts for the 2020 edition of the SAHR is now open. 

The theme for this edition is equitable health care for people with disabilities in South Africa.

Papers offering fresh insights into health systems strengthening efforts supporting the realisation of universal health coverage in South Africa are also particularly sought​.

Overall, the 2020 edition will represent an evidence base which can be used to strengthen health systems and services and to inform future policy development in disability and health in South Africa.

Preference will be given to manuscripts that take into account the complexities and opportunities for developing and sustaining inclusive health systems, especially in the context of universal health coverage.

Please take note of the following:
  • ​​​​Abstracts must be submitted using the official SAHR abstract​​ template.
  • The body of the abstract may not exceed 300 words.
  • Guidelines for authors are accessible here​ and strict adherence to these guidelines is essential.
  • Submission of an abstract to the SAHR does not guarantee acceptance. All abstracts will undergo a systematic assessment process by the Editorial Advisory Committee.
  • Submission of abstracts: 31 October 2019
  • Full manuscripts: 28 February 2020
  • Notification of status of abstract: 10 December 2019
Abstracts should be submitted to:​ 
For more information contact: sahr@h​

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