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Call For Papers: RSRR Journal [Vol. 6, Issue 1]

Aasavari Rai
9 Dec 2019 5:35 AM GMT
Call For Papers: RSRR Journal [Vol. 6, Issue 1]
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The RGNUL Student Research Review (RSRR), a bi-annual, student-run, blind peer-reviewed legal journal based at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab is inviting submissions for the RSRR Journal [Volume 6, Issue 1] on "Healthcare in India: Tracing the Contours of a Transitioning Regime", in collaboration with the Medical Students Association of India (MSAI) and Arogya Legal.


1. A critical analysis of recent legislations and bills:

• DNA Technology (Use and Application) Bill

• The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019

• Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Bill, 2019

• New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019

2. National Medical Commission: A panacea reforming Medical Education?

3. Ayushman Bharat:

• A transnational analysis of Insurance based Schemes

• Sustainability of the Scheme

4. Mental Healthcare

• Mental Healthcare Act, 2017: A Critical Analysis

• International Approach towards providing Mental Healthcare

5. Need for a "Right to Health" Act

6. Technology in Healthcare:

• A.I. in Healthcare: Who is liable when the doctor is a software?

• Digitization of Healthcare records - Electronic Health Record Standards, 2017 and the way forward

• Regulatory framework for Medical Devices to ensure Safety, Quality and Effectiveness- Examination of shortcomings of current framework and making recommendations to NITI Aayog

• Telemedicine- Legal challenges and opportunities in India

• Regulation of Health Tracking Wearables in India - What we can learn from Other Countries

• Regulating Advertisements of Medicines in the times of Social Media - Is a complete ban justified?

• Robotic Surgeries - Legal limitations and possibilities

• Genetically modified children- Should Unequals be treated Equally? Regulation and Challenges

• 3D Printing of Organs - How should Law Shape Up?

7. Foreign Investment in Healthcare Industry - Cause for Concern or Much-Needed Fillip? Where to Draw the Line?

8. Role of NGOs/Social activists as Primary and Secondary Healthcare Providers

9. Comparative Legal Analysis of Different Healthcare Systems with India

10. Federalism and Healthcare in India

11. India as a Centre for Medical Tourism: Regulatory Approaches and Potential

12. Implementation issues in Primary Healthcare

13. Healthcare and Medicine

• Right to Effective Medicines

• Balancing the IPR and Accessibility issues in the Pharmaceutical Sector

• Regulating the Prices of Healthcare- the Karnataka experience and Way Forward

• Regulating Prices of Medicines- How Much is too Much?

14. Interplay between Medical Ethics and Legal Jurisprudence

15. Protecting Personal Patient Data- Patients Hate Pesky Calls but Marketers love it- Need, Concerns and Way Forward

16. Genetically Modified Food- Opportunities and Challenges- a Legal perspective

17. Unethical Marketing Practices and Doctor Interaction- Shortcomings in Indian Law

Word Limit:

  • Articles: 5,000 to 10,000 words
  • Short Notes: 3,000 to 8,000 words
  • Case Comments: 3,000 to 5,000 words
  • Normative Law Articles: 3,000 to 5,000 words

Interested authors must submit an abstract of not more than 200-250 words accompanied with a covering letter specifying the author's name, designation, institute, contact number and email for future reference.

Important Dates:

  • Last date for the submission of abstracts: 15th December, 2019
  • Last date for submission of papers: 15th January, 2020 by 11:59 P.M. (Indian Standard Time)

Queries can be addressed to [email protected].

The call for papers can be accessed here.

For further details, click here.

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