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

Aasavari Rai

9 Dec 2019 5:35 AM GMT

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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

    The call for papers can be accessed here.

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