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Abstract Submission
Friday 8 April

Scholarship Submission
Friday 8 April

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Abstract & Scholarship Submission Open!



The 2016 Committee are excited to announce the call for abstracts for the 5th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users (INHSU). The Symposium will be taking place at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Oslo, Norway, from 7 - 9 September 2016.

Abstract Deadline: Friday 8 April 2016

The abstract submission site is now open with the standard deadline of Friday 8 April 2016. Please ensure you refer to the abstract guidelines available on the conference website.

Step-by-step instructions, including submission guidelines and an abstract template are available for download both on the conference website and during the abstract submission process. However, if require assistance or have any concerns about the abstract submission process please contact the conference secretariat at


We are pleased to announce a number of Scholarship opportunities are available for the 5th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users. There are two types of scholarships available to apply for.

New Investigator Scholarships - Deadline Friday 8 April 2016

To apply you must:
  • Be currently enrolled in a BSc, PhD or Masters Degree
  • Submit an abstract before the deadline of Friday 8 April 2016. You will be required to answer questions relevant to the scholarship during the abstract submission process
New Investigator Scholarships will be allocated according to the top-ranked peer-reviewed abstracts

Community Based Scholarships - Deadline Friday 8 April 2016

To apply you must:
  • Work or volunteer in a drug user organisation or a grassroots non-government organisation
NOTE: When allocating community scholarships INHSU will be prioritising the attendance of community members living with hepatitis C (or who have previously had hepatitis C) and/or people who have a history of injecting drug use. In addition to this, five full community-based scholarships have been made available for participants from low/middle income countries to participate in the meeting.

Applications for Community Based Scholarships will be open very soon - keep checking the conference website.

For more information on the scholarships available to you please visit the conference website

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