International Conference and Summer School on “Global public health infrastructure in transition: challenges and a way forward”

Country: India

City: New Delphi

Abstr. due: 20.08.2014

Dates: 16.02.15 — 20.02.15

Area Of Sciences: Ecology; Biology; Medicine;

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Organizers: T he Department of Social Work (UGC Centre of Advanced Study) , Faculty of Social Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University) , New Delhi, India and School of Public Health, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities Campus), Minneapolis, USA


Thematic focus area s of the conference are:

1. Social and economic dimensions of health

2. Political economy of health and social development

3. Rural to urban migration and urban infrastructure including a ccess to drinking water, sanitation, housing, roads, transport, electricity and communication

4. Rural, p rimary h ealthcare & i nstitutional r eferral s ervices ; inequalities in u rban versus rural health system s and access to adequate healthcare facilities

5. Infrastructure for ha ndling emerging diseases (Communicable and Non Communicable Diseases)

6. Institutional infrastructure affecting reproductive , adolescent health , maternal , child health , family planning and n utrition ; universal health coverage including health insurance

7. Occupational health and safety (formal and informal sectors) and corporate practices - workers health, labour welfare measures and workers compensation 8. Public health education , training & research ,

9. Evidence Based Public Health Policy

10. Strengthening public health organisations (infrastructure, management systems , health management information systems, health audit, health financing and insurance, trained manpower) ; new public health m anagement ( health policy , planning , regulation , licensing and accreditation ) ; infrastructure for regulation of health service providers

11. Public - Private Partnerships (PPP) in healthcare s ervice delivery and NGO’s in health service delivery and

12. Mobile health , telemedicine (e-health infrastructure) , and health communication

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