Training Programme on Health Care Laws and Patient Rights at CUSAT, Kochi [Feb 28-March 3]: Register by Feb 20

About the Institute and Course

Justice V R Krishna Iyer Chair on Human Rights, School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), is organising a 5 Day Refresher Course and Training Programme on Health Care Laws and Patient Rights from 28th February to 3rd March 2020

The Course is intended to keep the participants updated about various facets of health care laws and patient rights and how change in technologies impact the rights.

Venue: School Of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Kalamassery, Kochi – 682 022

Topics to be covered

  1. Constitutional ambit of right to health
  2. Doctor-patient relationship
  3. New Technologies and Doctor-patient relationship
  4. Rights of patients
  5. Political Economy of Health
  6. R&D in Indian Pharmaceutical Industry
  7. IP & Access to medical products
  8. Clinical Trials and Regulations
  9. Regulation on professionals and institutions providing health care
  10. Vulnerability of Patients in Health Care System

All the above mentioned areas will be approached and analysed from a human rights/patient right perspective.

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Who can Attend?

The workshop is open for academicians, researchers and students of law, medicine and para-medical streams.

Call for Papers

Research papers are invited from intended participants on the broad topics given above. An abstract containing no more than 350 words should be sent to the email address mentioned below. On acceptance of the abstracts, full papers should be sent by the authors within the prescribed time. The successful completion of the course will be subjective to the submission of full papers in the prescribed format.

All abstracts and full papers must be submitted electronically via email to: vrkchairconference[at] in the format given below.

Registration Process

The filled up registration form, attached herewith, along with the fee remittance details must be mailed to vrkchairconference[at] by 20th February 2020 5:00 PM.

  1. Submission of abstract and its selection.
  2. Payment of fees of Rs. 1000 and submission of the duly filled registration form.

The same shall be paid in the name of:


  • Account Number : 67177926340
  • Bank Name & Branch: SBI, CUSAT Campus Branch
  • IFSC: SBIN0070235

Important Dates

  1. Last Date of Sending Abstracts: 15th February 2020
  2. Intimation of Selection of Abstracts: 17th February 2020
  3. Completion of Fee Remittance and Registration Process: 20th February 2020
  4. Programme Dates: 28th Feb to 3rd March 2020
  5. Classes from 9:30 am to 4: 30pm



Smt. Arathi Ashok, Ph. No.: 9847982918

Sri. P. C. Harigovind, Ph. No.: 9446633249

Important Links

For Citation CULR, click here.

For the Brochure, click here.

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