National Seminar On “Right To Health – Varying Dimensions”

National Seminar On “Right To Health – Varying Dimensions”

Deliberations on right to health in the last few decades have broken the conventional paradigms. The National Seminar at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Chair (Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice),Department of Law, University of Kerala explores the varying dimensions of right to health in this context. The seminar will be held on December 12-13, 2016 at the aforementioned venue.

Legal and medical professionals, members of academia, young and upcoming research scholars, social activists and the representatives of governmental and nongovernmental organizations are invited to present their views from medical, legal and ethical dimensions. The authors are also at liberty to explore other issues allied with the below given themes:



  • Philosophy of Right to Health

  • Marginalized Groups – Gender Minorities, Victims of Sexual Offences, Persons with Disability

  • Clinical Trials, Vaccination, Substance Abuse

  • Palliative Care

  • Public Health, Public Health Policy

  • Health Care Funding, Public Health Branding

  • Regulation of Private Health Care Sector, Statutory Councils & Health Care

  • Genetic Materials, Genetic Privacy, Bio Banking, Stem Cell Banking

  • Globalization &Health, Telemedicine, Consumer Health Informatics


Submission Details:

Abstracts not exceeding 300 words shall be submitted on or before November 10, 2016 to brambedkarchair@gmail.com,clearly indicating the name of the seminar. The communication of acceptance will be made by November 17, 2016. The full papers shall be sent on or before December 7, 2016. The full paper shall not exceed 3000 words and shall be in Times New Roman, 12 font size, 1.5 line spacing.  Selected papers will be published in book form with the code of ISBN number. Queries, with respect to the seminar may be sent to brambedkarchair@gmail.com.

Address for Communication:

Dr. Bismi Gopalakrishnan

Hon. Director (Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Chair) & Director (National Seminar)

Department of Law, University of Kerala, Karyavattom P.O.

Trivandrum – 695581

Phone: 9446427447

Ann Thania Alex

Research Assistant (Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Chair) & Co-ordinator (National Seminar)

Department of Law, University of Kerala, Karyavattom P.O.

Trivandrum – 695581

Phone: 9742713785