Call for Abstracts: International Symposium: Evidence in Global Disability and Health
February 22/23, 2014 Public Health Foundation of India, Hyderabad, India
Hosted by: Public Health Foundation of India with the International Center for Evidence in Disability, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Submission deadline is December 31, 2013.
This symposium seeks to bring together researchers, activists and practitioners to report and discuss new research findings and debate academic and policy issues related to Global Disability and Health.
Participants will have the opportunity to attend lectures, contribute to oral / poster presentations and workshops, and to enjoy the exciting environment of Hyderabad including social events.
Fees: Symposium fees will be 1000 rupees per person
Topics for the symposium will include:
Surveys – magnitude, types and distribution of impairments
Measuring impact – impact of disability on people’s lives
Qualitative research in disability and health
Community Based Rehabilitation- effectiveness and impact
Utilisation & management of health & rehabilitation services
Overcoming barriers to participation in health.
Abstract submission for oral/poster presentations is now open. We will particularly welcome abstracts focusing on the topics above. Submission deadline is December 31, 2013.