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ONLINE PAPER SUBMISSION SYSTEM





  • Papers will be submitted through the congress website.
  • A receipt e-mail will be sent to the author of the paper.
  • After reviewing, the responsible author will receive an e-mail on the result of the review and type of the paper (Oral/Poster), if approved.
  • Reviewing process can be monitored through the paper system on the congress website.
  • Approved papers will be published in the e-congress book. All abstracts will be published as an electronic issue of the TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin.
  • In order for a paper to be published in the Congress Book, at least one author of the paper must be registered to the congress.

  • The suggested word count for papers is at least 300 words.
  • Two types of papers can be submitted:
    • Research Paper
    • Review Paper

Research-Type Papers:


  • Heading: Must be written in capital letters, must be short and concise, must reflect the content of the study and must describe and generalize the study.
  • Authors: Names must be added into the system alphabetically.
  • Introduction - Aim: Must give brief information regarding the subject of the study and the importance and aim of the study must be given in a clear fashion.
  • Material and Methods: Must include the type, place, time, universe, variables and samples of the study and must give information on the data collection method, data analysis and statistical tests used in the research.
  • Results: Must present the findings of the study in a clear manner to the reader. Pictures, tables and graphs can be included.
  • Conclusion: Must briefly include the significant results of the study, the study's contribution to the existing literature, related inferences and suggestions.
  • References: Mode of reference is discretionary. However, it is advised to indicate the references in the text by using numbers and to list these references in the same order according the numbers given in the text.

Review-Type Papers:

Below are the instructions for preparation and submission into system of review type papers:

  • Heading: Must be written in capital letters, must be short and concise, must reflect the content of the study and must describe and generalize the study.
  • Introduction: The reason why the review was prepared, its grounds and aims must be specified in this section.
  • Method: Includes information on when, by whom, how, and using what kind of sources the review was prepared.
  • Results and Discussion / Obtained information and examining of this information: The gathered information must be written from the general to the specific, in line with the conceptual framework, under titles and its references indicated. The available data is separated and then analyzed. New syntheses, contrarieties, questions and answers to these questions are included in this section. Comments and findings of the author of the review is included in this section however, non-fact-based discussions and comments must be avoided.
  • References: Written and other types of sources that are benefited from are indicated in a discretionary manner. However, it is advised to indicate the references in the text by using numbers and to list these references in the same order according the numbers given in the text.

No Evaluation Form for Research-Type Papers Very Poor Poor Mediocre Good Very Good
1 Is the heading of the paper appropriate in terms of defining the study? (Must be short and concise, must reflect the content of the study and must be appropriate in terms of describing and generalizing the study) 1 2 3 4 5
2 The originality of the study in terms of its subject 1 2 3 4 5
3 The importance of and grounds for the study 1 2 3 4 5
4 The study's compliance with the main theme of the Congress 1 2 3 4 5
5 Clear indication of the aim of the study 1 2 3 4 5
6 Place, time and type of the study 1 2 3 4 5
7 The universe, sample size and sampling method of the study 1 2 3 4 5
8 Measures for inclusion into or exclusion from the study 1 2 3 4 5
9 The data collection method adopted in the study 1 2 3 4 5
10 The (dependent-independent) variables of the study 1 2 3 4 5
11 Indication of the statistical methods adopted in the study 1 2 3 4 5
12 The compliance of the findings section of the research with the aim of the study 1 2 3 4 5
13 Exhibiting the results in a clear and impartial fashion 1 2 3 4 5
14 Presentation of the results of the statistical analysis in the results 1 2 3 4 5
15 Appropriateness of the statistical analyses in the results 1 2 3 4 5
16 Indication of the significant outcomes of the study 1 2 3 4 5
17 Has the study achieved significant/beneficial results? 1 2 3 4 5
18 Are there suggestions based on the outcomes of the study? 1 2 3 4 5
19 Are the references sufficient in number, up-to-date and related to and appropriate for the subject? 1 2 3 4 5
20 Is the study written in a clear language?
The scientific language must be used correctly, the article must not be too long, and the grammar and abbreviations must be used properly.
1 2 3 4 5



S.No Evaluation Form for Review-Type Papers Very Poor Poor Mediocre Good Very Good
1 Heading of the paper:
Is it appropriate in terms of defining the study? (Must be short, concise and meaningful, must reflect the content of the review and must be appropriate in terms of describing and generalizing the study)
1 2 3 4 5
2 Subject of Review:
Originality of the subject and compliance of the review with the main theme of the Congress
1 2 3 4 5
3 Aim:
The importance, grounds and aim of the subject of review
1 2 3 4 5
4 The data collection method:
Information on when, by whom, how, and using what kind of sources the review was prepared
1 2 3 4 5
5 The system of the review:
Are the historical processes and fundamental-standard-conventional information regarding the subject examined? Are the missing or controversial points in the literature regarding the subject identified?
1 2 3 4 5
6 The way the topic is tackled:
Is the information listed from the general to the specific, in line with the conceptual framework and under titles?
1 2 3 4 5
7 Evaluation/Results:
The available data is separated and then analyzed. New syntheses are made and content that will be beneficial to use, the unknown or problems that are faced are identified. Contrarieties are exhibited. Solutions may be offered to the defined problems. New research questions are developed.
1 2 3 4 5
8 Success of the review/Discussion/comment:
Does the information in the compiled papers in compliance with the aim and grounds? Is the information listed in an order? Are the findings exhibited in a clear and impartial fashion? Indication of the significant outcomes of the study? Are there suggestions based on the outcomes of the study?
1 2 3 4 5
9 References:
Are the references sufficient in number, up-to-date and related to and appropriate for the subject? Does it include new information emerged in the related topic? Is the literature scanned sufficiently?
1 2 3 4 5
10 Is the study written in a clear language?
The scientific language must be used correctly, the article must not be too long, and the grammar and abbreviations must be used properly.
1 2 3 4 5