Admissions 2021
E- CONFERENCE ON MIGRATION, HEALTH AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Date: 19/Apr/2021 - 20/Apr/2021
9.00 AM - 5.00 PM
Online Platform

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The department of social work, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences is organising the e-conference as a part of the ICSSR IMPRESS project titled “Access to health and wellbeing of migrant workers in Kerala: An inquiry into policy implications for achieving the 2030 agenda of SDGs”. Migrants are one of the most vulnerable populations in all the discussions related to health and wellbeing. As human mobility is increasing day by day, it has become necessary to address the health issues and health care access of migrant populations.

This conference is organised to deliberate on the specific health needs and health challenges faced by the migrant population worldwide and to unravel region-specific strategies to address the same in the light of SDG 3: Good Health and wellbeing. 

OBJECTIVES

  1. To discuss the different perspectives on the health and wellbeing of the migrant population.
  2. To understand the 2030 agenda of SDG 3 in the context of migration and the possible policy implications for the benefits of the migrant community and the host community.
  3. To identify the health status and health needs of interstate migrant workers in India.
  4. To discuss the reproductive health issues faced by migrants.                         
  5. To know the impact of COVID 19 on the general health and mental health of migrants.
  6. To understand the accessibility, availability and affordability of health care services for the migrant population in the host state.
  7. To understand the scope of social work practice with migrant workers concerning health.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Academicians, practitioners, Research scholars and Students of social work, law and allied disciplines who are interested in presenting papers are invited to submit an abstract contouring the focus and content of their paper along with a short biographical description. Papers should inscript the broad focus of the conference and the presenter may choose to consider one of the themes or related areas.

MAJOR THEMES

  • Perspectives on Health & Wellbeing of Migrants and Diaspora
  • Migration, Health and 2030 Agenda of SDG 3
  • COVID 19 and Migration
  • Mental Health and Migration
  • Access to Healthcare, Migrant/Diaspora and Human Rights
  • International and National Policies on Migration and Health
  • Reproductive health of Migrants
  • Health status and Health needs of Interstate migrant workers in India
  • Government and Non-government organizations – Role in the field of migration
  • Social work and Migration
  • Urban governments & Local governments -their role in the health of migrants- Pre-COVID &post-COVID.
  • Health of children of migrants.

GUIDE LINES FOR ABSTRACT

  • Author’s details with Designation, Name of the institution affiliated to, Email ID and Contact number.
  • Abstract with 250-300 words including Title and Keywords.
  • Abstract text should be arranged in the format: Introduction, Objectives, Methodology, Results, Discussion and Conclusion.
  • Abstracts should be submitted online to the link http://bit.ly/3lfIqHz

FULL PAPER PUBLICATION

All the selected full papers will be published as a book with ISBN by a reputed publisher. Please follow APA 7 style for the preparation of the manuscript. You shall refer https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/paper-format for obtaining further information. All the authors of accepted abstracts shall receive detailed guidelines for the preparation of the manuscript.

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract Submission: 5th April 2021

Notification for acceptance of abstract: 10th April 2021

Full paper submission: 17th April 2021

Conference: 19th and 20th April 2021

REGISTRATION

Register using the following link

https://forms.gle/hCGWq8ioFAXs7AZc6

There is no registration fee for attending and presenting paper in the conference.

Use the QR Code to Register

CONFERENCE ADVISORS

Dr Binoy Joseph (Principal)

Dr Fr Saju MD (Associate Director and Vice Principal

Dr Fr Joseph M.K. (Head of the Department)

Dr Lizy PJ, Dean (Academics)

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Dr Anish KR, Convener

Ms Ayswarya James

Ms Ginu P

Ms Siny Maria

Ms Sreemol S

For any queries:

E-mail: impressp3430@rajagiri.edu

Ms Ayswarya James: 8547348128

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