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CfP: IMS Unison University’s National Seminar on Convergence of Health Laws & Practice [Feb 25-26, 2022]: Submit Abstract by Jan 25, 2022

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The School of Law, IMS Unison University is organizing National Seminar on Convergence of Health Laws & Practice: Recent Developments
and Contemporary Challenges,
to be held on February 25-26, 2022.

About the Organizer

IMS Unison University, formerly Institute of Management Studies, is a private university located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. It offers academic programs at under-graduate, post-graduate and doctoral levels in different streams of management, mass communication, law, hospitality management and liberal arts.

Call for Papers

The focus of this Seminar is to throw light on the major issues of the right to health and medical care encompassing India. The health of citizens is a priority among governments across the world. To improve health, the governments of different countries have enacted and implemented various acts and policies which have made a great impact on the health status of their citizens.

With that intent, IMS Unison University invites legal practitioners, Professors, and scholars to contribute their views on issues and Laws concerning Health and medical, to promote awareness among the communities. The following sub-themes are only illustrative in nature and may include any other theme under the theme of the seminar.

Sub Themes

  • The right to health in international human rights law.
  • Right to health and medical care: Constitutional perspective.
  • Role of international institutions in respect of human health.
  • Medical negligence and malpractices.
  • The fundamental right to health care.
  • Artificial intelligence and discrimination in health care.
  • Health justice strategies to combat the pandemic: Eliminating discrimination, poverty, and health disparities during and after COVID-19.
  • Reproductive health rights: Surrogacy, abortion, medical termination of pregnancy, artificial insemination, etc.’
  • Challenges and opportunities for mitigating vulnerabilities associated with the health of living beings.
  • Various public health policies and programs and their implementation.
  • Role of government and other stakeholders in the implementation of Public Health Programs.
  • Lessons from the pandemic: Is IP a barrier to public health?”
  • Draft COTPA Amendment Bill, 2020.
  • Accountability and monitoring of the status of right of health & role of stakeholders.

The above sub-themes are not exhaustive, and the author(s) may select any other relevant issue, giving a comprehensive and indispensable review of developments after independence that effect health laws and practice.

Submission Guidelines

The abstract must be developed on A4-sheet in Word Document Format typed in Times New Roman in 12 font size with 1.5 line spacing is not more than 500 words, it should not contain more than FIVE keywords. The abstract should contain personal details of the author(s) in the order:

Title of the paper, Name, Designation, Institute/University/College/Organization, Contact number, E-mail and address (es), of the author(s). Kindly indicate the name of the main author for correspondence in the case of more than one author.

All abstracts will be peer-reviewed and evaluated on the basis of originality, research rigour, relevance to the seminar, and contribution to the theory and practice.


Submissions are to be made only in electronic form. The same may be e-mailed to nationalseminar.sol@gmail.com in MS Word format along with a covering letter addressed to Organizing Secretary.

TitleMust be written in bold, size 14 and centered margin.
MarginManuscripts must be in single spacing, font size 12 in Times New Roman and all margins:1.5 inches (left) and 1 inch (top, right and bottom).
TablesTables must be placed as part of the text. DO NOT attach tables at the end of themanuscript.
SoftwareManuscript must be submitted in Microsoft Word 2007 in the above format ONLY.
Sub-TitleWritten in bold, size 12 and left margin.
Tables/FiguresTitle of the tables/figure should be w ritten on the top of the tables/figure. Times New Roman, font 12, Bold and centered margin.
FootnotingFootnoting should be done strictly according to Bluebook 20th Edition, Times New Roman, Size 10, Line-Spacing 1.5
Word LimitArticles should be generally of 4000-4500 words (excluding references and footnotes).

Rules of Participation

  • No abstract or full paper shall be accepted after the last date of submission.
  • Registration is mandatory on confirmation of acceptance of abstract, with the proof of payment of required fees in the bank account. Only registered participants will be allowed to take part in National Seminar.
  • No refund will be allowed once a participant/paper presenter is registered.
  • All the registered participants will be provided participation/paper presentation certificate.
  • The Best Paper of each session will be acknowledged and awarded.
  • In the event of the seminar being conducted in the offline mode, the participants will be responsible for the arrangement of their personal accommodation. However, we will extend assistance in this regard.
  • Breakfast and lunch to the participants will be provided by the university.
  • Only one co-author is allowed.
  • In-absentia presentations will not be allowed, at least one author must be present for the presentation.

Important Dates

  • Last date for Abstract Submission: January 25, 2022
  • Date for confirmation of acceptance of Abstract: January 31, 2022
  • Last Date for Registration: February 12, 2022
  • Submission of Full Paper: February 15, 2022

The participants are requested to send their abstracts & papers to nationalseminar.sol@gmail.com

Fee Details

Online Mode: Academicians/Organization Representatives (Including Co-Author), Research Scholars/Students (Including Co-Author): Rs. 500/-

Offline Mode

  •  Academicians/Organization Representatives (Author):  Rs. 1,200/-
  • Academicians/Organization Representatives (Co-author):  Rs. 700/-
  • Research Scholars/ Students (Author): Rs. 700/-
  • Research Scholars/ Students (Co-Author): Rs. 500/-

GST Included in registration fees.

Mode of Payment

Payment can be made by NEFT/IMPS/Demand Draft or Bank transfer in favour of:

  • Beneficiary Name: IMS UNISON UNIVERSITY
  • Account Number: 15262191003778
  • Bank: Punjab National Bank, Makkawala Branch, Dehradun
  • IFSC Code: PUNB0152610

Contact Information

Students Conveners

  • Mr. Pushkar- 9304165519
  • Ms. Shubhangi- 9110062843

Students Co-conveners

  • Mr. Neelesh – 7017146007
  • Ms. Ipsa- 7983496849
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