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
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.
Queries can be addressed to [email protected].
The call for papers can be accessed here.
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