Indian Association for Social Sciences and Health
A Chapter of the Asia Pacific Network (APNET)
Registration No. 218/2006 AP e-mail : iassh2004@gmail.com   

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Executive Committee
(2016-2018)

President
Dr. S. Siva Raju

Vice President
Dr.U.V.Somayajulu

General Secretary
Dr. T. V. Sekher

Joint Secretary
Dr. Jayanta Kumar Basu

Treasurer
Dr.D.P.Singh
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Members

Dr. R. Jayasree
Dr. P.M.Sandhya Rani
Dr. Malika Mistry
Dr. A.K. Ravisankar
Dr. S.Anil Chandran
Dr. M.K.Agarwal
Dr. L.N.Dash
Dr.V.K.Tiwari

(Ex.Officio)
Dr. C. P. Prakasam

Board of Trustees:
Nominated Members
Dr.Ravi K.Verma
Dr. N. Audinarayana
Dr. K. N. M. Raju
Dr.C.P.Prakasam

Elected Members:
Dr. A.G.Khan
Dr. Thyagarajan
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Tribute to Dr. K.E. Vaidyanathan
IASSH Vision:
  • To position IASSH as a knowledge transformation organisation in Social Science and Health research”
  • To encourage YOUTH participation and develop knowledge transformation in Social Science and Health Research
  • To attain Sustainable Development in capacity building of Youth in Social Science and Health Research leading to growth of IASSH family

15th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF IASSH
Health, Gender and Rural Development:
Research, Practice and Policy
DATES: 16-18 November 2017

Eighth Pre-Conference Workshop on
“Approaches to Social Science Research”
13-15th November 2017
Venue: National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Hyderabad, Telangana
Conference Brochure PDF

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Last date for submission of abstract Extended :

18 August 2017


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READNewsletter: June 2017, Vol.10, No.1
First Dr. Caldwell Memorial Lecture organized by IASSH is included in the March 2017 Newsletter of PAA (Population Association of America. For details visit READ

Distinguished Demographer Prof. K.Srinivasan (former Director of IIPS, Mumbai) delivered the first Prof. John Caldwell Memorial Lecture on the themeMalnutrition and mortality among children in India: Need for a revisit to ICDS Program



About IASSH:

The Indian Association of Social Sciences and Health (IASSH) is a registered society affiliated to the Asia Pacific Network (APNET) of the International Forum of Social Sciences and Health (IFSSH) with secretariat in Istanbul, Turkey. The major objectives of IASSH are to bring together scientists, research scholars, practitioners, and policy makers from various disciplines in one forum to explore and work in the areas of social and cultural dimensions of illness, health and health care in the country, to strengthen networking with similar organizations in India and abroad, linking social scientists, health scientists, health activists and policy makers and to initiate measures to evolve an equitable health care system in the country through appropriate and affordable health sector reforms.

The aims and objectives of the Association are as follows:
  • To bring together scientists, practitioners and policy makers from various disciplines to one forum to explore and work in the areas of social and cultural dimensions of illness, health and health- care in the country.
  • To encourage mutual and collective efforts to develop, promote and apply health social sciences to improve health via inter- disciplinary and trans-disciplinary approaches.
  • To access current state and best practices in relation to application of social sciences in health.
  • To strengthen networking with other sub-regional, regional and trans-regional organizations linking social scientists, health scientists, health activists and policy makers.
  • To organize seminars, workshops and conferences to enable sharing of research results and experiences relating to social aspects of health.
  • To disseminate new theories and innovative inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary approaches for understanding and addressing emerging health problems.
  • To initiate steps to evolve an equitable health care system in the country through appropriate and affordable health sector reforms.
  • To publish books, journals and such other literature which would promote the dissemination of knowledge in the field of health social sciences.
  • To enable scholars in health social sciences to enlarge their career opportunities and fulfill their professional commitments.

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