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1,360 Abstracts Submitted for Prague Congress

The Prague 2014 Congress looks set to have one of the largest country representations, with1360 abstracts being received from midwives in 85 countries. This is matched by 162 countries regularly visiting the Congress website 

The top ten countries submitting abstracts for the Prague Congress are: UK, Japan, Australia, USA, Netherlands, Brazil and New Zealand, Ireland, Canada and Spain.

A record number of 340 Poster abstracts have been received with the largest number in the research category. This means there are over 1000 abstracts for oral, symposium and workshop presentation More than half of the non-poster abstracts submitted are for oral presentation. The Research category has attracted the highest number of Oral submissions

The expert team handling the abstract process is now ready to distribute the abstract papers for marking to a team of 180 midwife reviewers world wide. The criteria for abstract scoring has been set by the Scientific Professional Programme Committee (SPPC) and each abstract is anonymously and independently marked, by two midwives.

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