14th – 15th December, 2016


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 12th – 13th December, 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


10th November, 2016

Submission Details

Abstracts not exceeding 300 words shall be submitted on or before 10th November, 2016 clearly indicating the name of the seminar.

The communication of acceptance will be made by 17th November, 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

Address for Communication

Dr. Bismi Gopalakrishnan, Hon. Director (Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Chair) & Director (National Seminar) Department of Law, University of Kerala, Karyavattom PO, 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 PO, Trivandrum – 695581; Phone: 9742713785

Call for Papers: Dr. BR Ambedkar Chair, Kerala University National Seminar on Right to Health: Varying Dimensions


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