Sunday, May 10, 2009

Indian Association of Social Sciences and Health (IASSH)

I am happy to inform you that the Indian Association of Social Sciences and Health (IASSH) has grown into a great fraternity of social scientists of all disciplines-statistics, demography, sociology, anthropology, economics, women's studies, psychology. management and human rights. As of today we have 362 life members.

We have a website www.iass.org and we also send out a E-Newsletter every three months providing information on resources, Job opportunities, fellowships, research grants, conferences and seminars etc. I invite you to join this fraternity and avail the opporunity to make your contribution to the advancement of social sciences in the field of health.

The Sixth conference of Indian Association of Social Sciences and Health (IASSH) was held recently in Pondicherry during 7-8 March, 2009. The theme of the conference was Health, Equity and Human Rights. There were three symposia and ten technical sessions, and these were attended by over 200 participants including some from internaional organizations and international NGOs. IASSH covered the cost of travel and accommodation of all the participants.

Our Seventh Conference will be held in Hyderabad on the theme Health, Poverty and Human Development. The venue and dates of the conference wil be announced in due course. We look forward to your participation in that conference. In order to ensure that you receive the conference brochure on time, I would appreciate your becoming a life member of iASSH soon in order to avail the discounted registration fees offered to members

Best regards,
Dr.K.E.Vaidyanathan
President, IASSH
Email: vaidyake@hotmail.com

Forget yourself for others, and others will never forget you.

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