MENTORSHIP

General Rules

General Rules

The draft abstract submitted to the mentor must follow the 2018 NHARCON abstract submission guidelines.
  • Each person can submit up to 2 abstracts to the programme for mentoring:
  • One abstract may be submitted for review and re-submitted after revision based on mentor feedback
  • OR
  • Two separate abstracts may each be submitted once for mentor feedback
  • Submitted abstracts that do not follow the 2018 NHARCON abstract submission guidelines or do not have a satisfactory level of English, will be directly returned to the submitter without review.
  • Mentors will help abstract submitters answer questions around formal requirements for abstracts, research methods and analysis, as well as how to select appropriate tracks and categories.
  • Mentors will not make any edits/changes in submitted abstracts.
  • Mentors cannot indicate if s/he thinks the abstract is likely to be selected or not.
  • Questions submitted must be of a practical nature e.g. “Is my introduction extensive enough?”; “Have I thoroughly described the methodology?”; “Is my conclusion clear?”
  • A question unrelated to the AMP, such as general inquiries regarding the HIV/AIDS epidemic or questions about other conference-related programmes such as scholarships will not be answered.