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Society of Lifestyle Medicine of Nigeria (SOLONg) Third Annual conference

Society of Lifestyle Medicine of Nigeria virtual conference takes place between December 2nd – 4th 2021

The SOLONg annual Lifestyle Medicine conference is a medical education event that is exclusively focused on lifestyle medicine. It is a rapidly-growing, inspirational experience for learning and networking—which you won’t want to miss!

The 2021 SOLONg virtual conference will feature keynote speakers and a lineup of qualified Facilitators that are recognized as experts in the field. 

Conference Theme: Addressing the Double Burden of Diseases in Africa: The Challenges and the Lifestyle Medicine Solutions


  1. Mitigating COVID-19 Pandemic with Lifestyle Medicine Solutions.
  2. The Place of Sustainable Behavioural Change in Obesity Management
  3. The Business of Lifestyle Medicine


The 2021 conference organizing committee of the Society of Lifestyle Medicine of Nigeria(SOLONg) hereby calls for abstracts written in line with the conference theme and sub-themes.

Submission Guidelines:

Authorship: Please provide a complete list of authors (up to 10). An individual may be the first or the presenting author on not more than two abstracts.

Length: The title should not exceed 20 words. Capitalize only the first word and proper nouns in the title. The entire abstract should not exceed 250 words. Keywords should be 5 to 6 in number.

Fonts: Times New Roman 12, single paragraph, single-spaced in Microsoft Word.

Body: It should reflect the article content including background, objectives, methods, results, discussions, and conclusions. Review papers and case reports are also acceptable.

Affiliation and contact: The following information must be included for each author: Full author’s name(s), Qualifications, Affiliation (Institution and Country), and Contact details (Mobile phone number and E-mail address).

Please provide a complete list of authors (up to 10) including suffix, title

The time frame for submission: October 1st – November 13th, 2021

Send Abstracts to:



  • Scientists and researchers
  • Post-graduate students and research fellows
  • Medical practitioners
  • Other healthcare practitioners
  • Public health professionals

IBLM / SOLONg Diploma Exam

If you are studying towards the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine diploma exam, attendance at the 2021 SOLONg conference is one of the ways to obtain your 10 hours of in-person Lifestyle Medicine specific CPD. This is one of the pre-requisites for the IBLM examination.

Please note this year’s exam will not take place during the conference but will be held in a Prometric Test Centre near you between 4th December and 10th December 2021