Call for abstracts now open
Pre-Conference CME on 23th
Session Chair, Abstract List and Program Schedule
One day registrations also available


2015 is the year for the achievement of Millennium Development Goals. While Accomplishments are celebrated and acknowledged, Concerns are raised about the unevenness, gaps in achievements and unmet special challenges are identified. Embedded in the main philosophy of social science profession is to strive for social justice and equality in society. Women being one of the most marginalised sections across globe from an important group in social science mandate. Any effort to achieve MDGs based on any framework must be perceived as meeting social agenda as well. It again this background that theme of the proposed conference revolves around “Gender equity: Social issues and health challenges in today’s context”.

India’s country report 2011 on Millennium Development Goals starts that India is on track for some of the MDGs like combating extreme poverty, improving schools enrolment and child health care and controlling spread of killer diseases like AIDS, Malaria and TB but for other MDGs India’s progress is not very encouraging. However on other side there have been nations who have done exceedingly well and have met the goals se. we need to learn from these success stories as well. Thus, there is an urgent need to reflect, retrospect on worldly efforts in general and social as well as Medical interventions in particular in the larger global debate revolving around MDGs and plan future strategies in light of emerging framework for Post 2015 agenda.

The main objective of the conference will be to maintain the momentum for accelerating progress to post 2015, while taking stock of lessons learnt from efforts to achieve the MDGs so as to help understand the Global Medical & Social response to the development agenda beyond 2015.

THEME: “Gender equity: Social issues and health challenges in today’s context”


1. To understand, celebrate breakthroughs of medical and social interventions and identified challenges in relation to gender discrimination

2. To speed-up efforts, work in progress towards achievement of equality, health and women's rights.

3. To workout strategies addressing gender gaps and preparing road map for main streaming of health education and practice.


1. Conference : 24th - 27th November, 2015
2. Abstract submission deadline : 15th September, 2015
3. Intimation of acceptance : with in a week of submission
4. Full paper submission deadline : 15th October, 2015


Manasa Gangothiri. Mysore, Karnataka


  • Drs Cristina Curtolo

    Drs Cristina Curtolo

    She is a Researcher in Clinical Psychology, M.A. Department of Law. Currently, Lecturer in Clinical Psychology University of Macerata. Visiting Professor in Verona with many international publications in her name

  • Dr Julian Gojer

    Dr Julian Gojer

    He is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, a staff psychiatrist at the Toronto Western Hospital, and a staff psychiatrist at the St. Lawrence Valley Correctional and Treatment Centre. He is also a member of the Ontario Review Board.

  • Josephine Misaro

    Josephine Misaro

    Josephine Misaro who currently works as a lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Social Work at University Of Nairobi has a Masters of Art in Sociology from the same university. She has published multiple articles in journals such as Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies and International Journal of Humanities and Social Science to name a few. She has also authored in Themes in Contemporary Community Development in Africa and to add to her credit she has also attended multiple conferences and workshops all over the globe. She has also worked on multiple research project of which Elimika - Construction of Knowledge Societies. Empowering communities for prosperity is an ongoing one.

  • Dr Sadhana Joshi

    Dr Sadhana Joshi

    Dr Sadhana Joshi completed her PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry from Agharkar Research Institute, Pune. She joined the Interactive Research School for Health Affairs (IRSHA), Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune as a Senior Scientist in 2004. Currently, she is a Director Grade Scientist and heads the Division of Nutritional Medicine at IRSHA. She has been working in the area of mother and child health for over 20 years

  • Dr Jugal Kishore

    Dr Jugal Kishore

    Dr. Jugal Kishore is a medical educator and public health practitioner. Born in a village of New Delhi in 1967, Dr. Kishore finished his school education from Jamia Milia Islamia, graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College in 1990 and received his MD (Community Medicine) from AIIMS, New Delhi, MSc. in Mental health and PhD in Psychiatry from Delhi University.


Pre-Conference CME

We are happy to announce about CME on ADOLESCENT HEALTH
on 23th NOVEMBER 2015 the day before international conference.
The registration being limited to 100 delegates
Last Date of Registration : 15th October, 2015


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Dr Mudassir Azeez Khan
Conference Convenor
Professor and Head
Department of Community Medicine, MMC&RI, Mysore
Mob No.: +91 9448031982

Dr Syed Yunus Zama
Mob No.: +91 9844509957

Mr Rajagopal N N
Organizing Secretary
Mob No.: +91 9886705161

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