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ICHMTM 2017 : 19th International Conference on Health and Medical Tourism Management

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICHMTM

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICHMTM 2017: 19th International Conference on Health and Medical Tourism Management aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Health and Medical Tourism Management. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Health and Medical Tourism Management.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Health and Medical Tourism Management are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICHMTM 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Health and Medical Tourism Management. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Analysis of Stress and Strain in Head Based Control of Cooperative Robots through Tetraplegics
Jochen Nelles, Susanne Kohns, Julia Spies, Friederike Schmitz-Buhl, Roland Thietje, Christopher Brandl, Alexander Mertens, Christopher M. Schlick
2) An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Health and Safety Induction Practices in the Zambian Construction Industry
Josephine Mutwale-Ziko, Nonde Lushinga, Inonge Akakandelwa
3) Evaluation of Residual Stresses in Human Face as a Function of Growth
M. A. Askari, M. A. Nazari, P. Perrier, Y. Payan
4) A Framework for Early Differential Diagnosis of Tropical Confusable Diseases Using the Fuzzy Cognitive Map Engine
Faith-Michael E. Uzoka, Boluwaji A. Akinnuwesi, Taiwo Amoo, Flora Aladi, Stephen Fashoto, Moses Olaniyan, Joseph Osuji
5) CAGE Questionnaire as a Screening Tool for Hazardous Drinking in an Acute Admissions Ward: Frequency of Application and Comparison with AUDIT-C Questionnaire
Ammar Ayad Issa Al-Rifaie, Zuhreya Muazu, Maysam Ali Abdulwahid, Dermot Gleeson
6) Mediation in Turkish Health Law for Healthcare Disputes
V. Durmus, M. Uydaci
7) Ethnographic Exploration of Elderly Residents' Perceptions and Utilization of Health Care to Improve Their Quality of Life
Seyed Ziya Tabatabaei, Azimi Bin Hj Hamzah, Fatemeh Ebrahimi
8) A SiGe Low Power RF Front-End Receiver for 5.8GHz Wireless Biomedical Application
Hyunwon Moon
9) Classroom Incivility Behaviours among Medical Students: A Comparative Study in Pakistan
Manal Rauf
10) The Applications of Four Fingers Theory: The Proof of 66 Acupoints under the Human Elbow and Knee
Chih-I. Tsai, Yu-Chien. Lin
11) Community‐Based Participatory Research in Elderly Health Care of Paisanee Ramintra 65 Community, Bangkok, Thailand
A. Kulprasutidilok
12) Relationship-Centred Care in Cross-Linguistic Medical Encounters
Nami Matsumoto
13) A Descriptive Study on Psychiatric Morbidity among Nurses Working in Selected Hospitals of Udupi and Mangalore Districts Karnataka, India
Tessy Treesa Jose, Sripathy M. Bhat
14) Criminal Justice System, Health and Imprisonment in India
Debolina Chatterjee, Suhita Chopra Chatterjee
15) Health Assessment and Disorders of External Respiration Function among Physicians
A. G. Margaryan

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