Thursday, May 15, 2014

Call for Papers @ Jamia Millia Islamia


Department of Social Work (UGC Centre of Advanced Study), Faculty of
Social Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New
Delhi, India and School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
(Twin Cities Campus), Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA announces a joint
International Conference and Summer School on "Public Health
Infrastructure in Transition: Challenges and a Way Forward" that will
take place in Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New Delhi,
India, from February 16th to 20th 2015.


· Social and economic dimensions of health;

· Political economy of health and social development;

· Rural to urban migration and urban infrastructure including access
to drinking water, sanitation, housing, roads, transport, electricity
and communication;

· Rural, primary healthcare & institutional referral services;
inequalities in urban versus rural health systems and access to
adequate healthcare facilities;

· Infrastructure for handling emerging diseases (communicable and non
communicable diseases);

· Institutional infrastructure affecting reproductive, adolescent
health, maternal, child health, family planning and nutrition;

· Universal health coverage including health insurance;

· Occupational health and safety (formal and informal sectors) and
corporate practices-workers health, labour welfare measures and
workers compensation;

· Public health education, training & research;

· Evidence based public health policy; strengthening public health
organizations (infrastructure, management systems, health management
information systems, health audit, health financing and insurance,
trained manpower);

· New public health management (health policy, planning, regulation,
licensing and accreditation);

· Infrastructure for regulation of health service providers;

· Public-private partnerships (PPP) in healthcare service delivery and
NGO's in health service delivery and mobile health, telemedicine
(e-health infrastructure), and

· Health communication.

Those who intend to present papers in the conference are requested to
submit the abstracts of their papers by email before August 20th 2014
(Abstract) December 15th, 2014 (Full length paper).

The conference announcement can be found at:

Any questions regarding the conference or Abstract submission may be
sent to conference email:

Contact: Dr. Sigamani P ( ), Prof. N U Khan ( ), of Jamia Millia University and Prof. Gurumurthy
Ramachandran ( ) of School of Public Health,
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

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