Tuberculosis Association of India is celebrating the Platinum Jubilee i.e. 75th National Conference on Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases (NATCON 2020), organized under the aegis of Tuberculosis Association of India , Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, Indore and MP TB Association on a 3D Virtual Platform from 18th to 20th December 2020.

Papers/E-Posters on the following subjects are welcome for the above Conference:

  1. Epidemiology of TB
  2. NTEP, HIV-TB, MDR-TB, XDR-TB
  3. Pneumonia, COPD and Asthma
  4. TB Diagnostics – Genome and Sequencing
  5. Sleep-Disordered Breathing
  6. Public & Private Partnership for DOTS Implementation
  7. Tobacco & Lung Health
  8. Paediatric Tuberculosis
  9. Bird Flu (Avian Influenza)
  10. Surgery in Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  11. Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilisation (ACSM)
  12. Socio-behavioural studies in HIV and TB
  13. Lung Health
  14. TB & Diabetes
  15. Pulmonary rehabilitation
  16. Information Technology in Respiratory Diseases
  17. Indoor and outdoor Pollution
  18. Airborne infection control
  19. Nutrition and TB
  20. Geriatric TB
  21. Newer Technology in TB
  22. Universal access to TB Care
  23. Role of Civil Society in TB prevention and cure
  24. Role of nurses and paramedics in tuberculosis control
  25. Non-tuberculous Mycobacteria
  26. Extra-pulmonary tuberculosis
  27. Newer drugs and vaccines
  28. Genetics and Immunology in Tuberculosis
  29. COVID 19
The organizing committee is pleased to welcome all of you to participate in the conference.

Scientific Abstracts on any of the above topics are invited for presentation at the conference. Participants willing to present academic papers/e-posters in the field of TB and Chest diseases should submit the abstracts through online module till 5th December 2020.

Guidelines for Authors
  1. Abstract submission process to be followed through the online module after online registration.
  2. Abstract Title should be in Times New Roman font size 14 and bold.
  3. Authors' names should be underline in Times New Roman font size 12.
  4. The authors should mention their name, email, mobile, and institution in the abstract in Times New Roman Font Size 12.
  5. One table is allowed to be attached along with the abstract in word format. (maximum allowable rows – 10, and columns – 6).
  6. Online Registration is mandatory and to be completed before abstract submission.
  7. No abstracts will be accepted without prior registration for the conference.
  8. The Co-authors registration is also mandatory.
  9. Certificate will be provided after the conference.
  10. The text of the abstract must be based on the following outline:
    1. Abstract Title
    2. Introduction
    3. Material & Methods
    4. Results
    5. Discussion
  11. The text cannot exceed 300 words and must be double spaced with Times New Roman font size 12
  12. The author should submit their abstract in word file (.doc) only.