Health for All: Opportunities and Challenges

ISA Research Committee on Sociology of Health, RC15 Mid-term conference
Venue: Jaipur, India,
Date: September 21-23, 2009
Abstracts: May 31, 2009
Call and registration: (word 558 kb)

RC15 encourages submission of papers on all topics relevant to the Sociology of Health and Health Care including, but not limited to:
1. Alternative Systems of Medicine
2. Fertility and Infertility
3. Geriatric Health
4. AIDS and STDs
5. Diseases of Lifestyle
6. Happiness in the afternoon / Leisure, Health and Wellbeing
7. Mental Health, Meditation and Yoga
8. Professional Ethics
9. Physically Challenged
10. Corporate Social Responsibility and Health
11. Historical Evolution of Health Care
12. Gender Related Discrimination and Health Care
13. Family and Social Support for Health Care
14. Health and Health Providers
15. Maternal and Infant Mortality / Emerging Trends in Morbidity and Mortality
16. Feticide and Infanticide
17. Gender Violence and Health
18. Socio-Cultural barriers to Contraception and Population Control
19. Reproductive Health and Adolescents
20. Environment and Health
21. Regulatory Mechanisms in Health Sector
22. Privatization and Corporatization of the Health Sector
23. Medical Tourism
24. NGOs and Health
November 30, 2008: proposals for thematic sessions and suggestions for plenary sessions.
March 15, 2008: abstracts not exceeding 500 words
July 31, 2009: full papers
Prof. Ishwar Modi,, Organizing Secretary of the Conference