National Seminar on Convergence of Health Laws & Practice, IMS Unison University
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 IMS Unison University
IMS Unison University Dehradun, a constituent of Unison Group has made fast strides in the horizon of education as a premier educational and research University. Nestled amidst beautiful and serene surroundings, it offers an environment that fosters learning and stimulates creativity. Ever since its inception in 1996 as IMS Dehradun, as a non- profit organization led by a group of visionaries, it has dedicated itself for the cause of changing the face of professional education in Uttarakhand. The University today provides a platform for excellence in teaching, learning and research. State- of the- art information technology is extensively used in the University contributing to the development of well-trained graduates, postgraduates and doctorate students to fulfil the manpower needs of the corporate world. IMS Unison University aspires to become a renowned center for creation & dissemination of knowledge. It aims to provide a holistic career-oriented education that develops intellectual, moral and physical capabilities of the students, nurturing creativity and innovation. The University is committed for the cause of imparting quality education by providing the required academic infrastructure, developing strong industry interface and providing placement opportunitiesto its students.
About School of Law
School of Law is making fast strides in the horizon of legal education. It offers BALLB (Hons.), BBALLB (Hons.), LLM. & Ph. D programs. Ever since its inception, School of Law has set up a sublime tradition of organizing meaningful & constructive academic programs in the pursuit of imparting quality legal education. Pragyaan: Journal of Law, a double- blind peer reviewed journal published bi- annually by the School of Law is one more feather to its cap which bears testimony to the fact of its commitment for the cause of legal research. The academia which comprises a blend of highly qualified professionals & academicians is making every effort to perch this School of Law on a higher pedestal of academic learning & research.
Call for Papers
The focus ofthis Seminar isto throw light on the major issues ofright to health and medical care encompassing India. Health of citizens is a priority among the governments across the world. To improve the health, the governments of different countries have enacted and implemented various acts and policies which have made great impact on the health status of their citizens. With that intent, IMS Unison University invites legal practitioners, Professors, and scholars to contribute their viewpoint 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 underthe theme ofthe seminar.
The right to health in international human rightslaw
Right to health and medical care:Constitutional perspective.
Role ofinternational institutionsin respect of human health
Medical negligence and malpractices
The fundamentalright 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 opportunitiesfor mitigating vulnerabilities associated with health ofliving beings
Various public health policies and programs and their implementation
Role of government and otherstakeholdersin implementation ofPublic Health Programs
Lessonsfromthe pandemic:IsIPa barrier to public health?”
Draft COTPA Amendment Bill, 2020
Accountability and monitoring ofthe status ofright 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 which effect health laws and practice.
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 in 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 case of more than one author. All abstracts will be peer reviewed and evaluated on the basis of originality, research rigor, 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 email@example.com in MS Word format along with a covering letter addressed to Organizing Secretary.
Must be written in bold, size 14 and centered margin.
Manuscripts 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).
Tables must be placed as part of the text. DO NOT attach tables at the end of the manuscript.
Manuscript must be submitted in Microsoft Word 2007 in the above format ONLY.
Written in bold, size 12 and left margin.
Title of the tables/figure should be w ritten on the top of the tables/figure.Times New Roman, font 12, Bold and centered margin.
Footnoting should be done strictly according to Bluebook 20th
Edition, Times New Roman, Size 10, Line-Spacing 1.5
Articles should be generally of 4000-4500 words (excluding references and footnotes).
Rules for 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 presentation.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Best papers shall be published in our journal, Pragyaan: Journal of Law, a peer reviewed journal published by- annually by School of Law, IMS Unison University, Dehradun.
Due to the current uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation, the mode of the National Seminar has not yet been finalized. If the circumstances permit the seminar will be conducted in offline mode, in the university campus. If unfavorable situations persist then the seminar will be conducted in online mode.
The following are the registration fee for online and offline mode. Considering the COVID-19 situation at the time, the University will duly inform the participants regarding the preferred mode of the Seminar well in time.
Academicians / Organization Representatives
(Including Co-Author), Research Scholars/ Students
Academicians / Organization Representatives (Author)
Academicians / Organization Representatives (Co-author)
Research Scholars/ Students (Author)
Research Scholars/ Students (Co- Author)
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
Address for Correspondence
National Seminar 2022
School of Law
IMS Unison University
Makkawala Greens, Mussoorie Diversion Road
Mr. Pushkar- 9304165519
Ms. Shubhangi- 9110062843
Mr. Neelesh – 7017146007
Ms. Ipsa- 7983496849