Call for Abstracts to the 1st National Scientific Meeting on Health Social Science

Call for Abstracts to the 1st National Scientific Meeting on Health Social Science

Visayas-Mindanao Regional Conference

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the University of San Carlos together with De La Salle University through funding support  from Ford Foundation is organizing the 1st National Scientific Meeting on Health Social Science Visayas-Mindanao Regional Conference. The theme of the conference is: Health Social Science in the Philippines: Practices, Policies and Prospects. It will be held on January 21, 2011 at the Cebu Midtown Hotel.

We are requesting you to submit your abstracts online through this website: www.hssconference.0fees.net . Abstracts must not be more than 300 words and must not have been published or presented in any conference. Your abstracts must fall within the following health areas and sub-themes:

a) Special health care concerns: nutrition security, reproductive health, gender health and development;

b) Population-based health care initiatives: implementation, and evaluation, community participation and health care,disaster and health, migration and health, health ethics;

c) Health sector reforms and the reproductive health initiative;

d) Emerging and re-emerging infections: HIV/AIDS/STIs, Dengue, AH1N1;

e) Recently adopted approaches in: health social science research, health systems research, improvement of health care;

The deadline for submission of abstracts will be on September 30, 2010. Full and partial scholarships are available for chosen abstracts.

The Conference Secretariat

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

University of San Carlos-Talamban Campus

Tel. #: (32)3443801 loc 449

Email address: rh_judy[at]yahoo[dot]com

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