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ICMSIH 2017 : 19th International Conference on Medical Sociology, Illness and Healthcare

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: 17ZA01ICMSIH

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICMSIH 2017: 19th International Conference on Medical Sociology, Illness and Healthcare aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Medical Sociology, Illness and Healthcare. 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 Medical Sociology, Illness and Healthcare.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Medical Sociology, Illness and Healthcare are cordially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

ICMSIH 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Medical Sociology, Illness and Healthcare. 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) Impact of Flexibility on Patient Satisfaction and Behavioral Intention: A Critical Reassessment and Model Development
Pradeep Kumar, Shibashish Chakraborty, Sasadhar Bera
2) The Determination of Stress Experienced by Nursing Undergraduate Students during Their Education
Gülden Küçükakça, Şefika Dilek Güven, Rahşan Kolutek, Seçil Taylan
3) Use of Cloud Computing and Smart Devices in Healthcare
Nikunj Agarwal, M. P. Sebastian
4) Health Care Waste Management Practices in Liberia: An Investigative Case Study
V. Emery David Jr., J. Wenchao, D. Mmereki, Y. John, F. Heriniaina
5) Exploring Communities of Practice through Public Health Walks for Nurse Education
Jacqueline P. Davies
6) Structure of the Working Time of Nurses in Emergency Departments in Polish Hospitals
Jadwiga Klukow, Anna Ksykiewicz-Dorota
7) Development of EREC IF Model to Increase Critical Thinking and Creativity Skills of Undergraduate Nursing Students
Kamolrat Turner, Boontuan Wattanakul
8) Lean Healthcare: Barriers and Enablers in the Colombian Context
Erika Ruiz, Nestor Ortiz
9) Mental Health Surveys on Community and Organizational Levels: Challenges, Issues, Conclusions and Possibilities
László L. Lippai
10) Participation in Co-Curricular Activities of Undergraduate Nursing Students Attending the Leadership Promoting Program Based on Self-Directed Learning Approach
Porntipa Taksin, Jutamas Wongchan, Amornrat Karamee
11) The Opinions of Nursing Students Regarding Humanized Care through Volunteer Activities at Boromrajonani College of Nursing, Chonburi
P. Phenpun, S. Wareewan
12) Actual Nursing Competency among Nurses in Hospital in Vietnam
Do Thi Ha, Khanitta Nuntaboot
13) Co-payment Strategies for Chronic Medications: A Qualitative and Comparative Analysis at European Level
Pedro M. Abreu, Bruno R. Mendes
14) Factors Affecting General Practitioners’ Transfer of Specialized Self-Care Knowledge to Patients
Weidong Xia, Malgorzata Kolotylo, Xuan Tan
15) Criminal Justice System, Health and Imprisonment in India
Debolina Chatterjee, Suhita Chopra Chatterjee