Workshop 4/ Health, Medicine and Gender: Issues and Outcomes (Social Sciences Winter School 2014)

A methodological workshop proposed by:

Coordinators: 

Prof. V. Sujatha, (Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi)

Prof. Madhu Nagla, (Dept. of Sociology, Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak)

Invited Tutors:

Prof. Leena Abraham, (Centre for Studies in Sociology of Education, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai)

Prof. Ritu Priya, (Centre for Community Health and Social Medicine, JNU, New Delhi)

Prof. V.R.Muraleedharan, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT, Chennai

Argument-Purpose: 

‘Health is perhaps the most crucial aspect of human well-being,’ said Amartya Sen.

The health of the population is a critical measure of a nation’s performance, because the health status of a nation tells us a lot about how it’s political, economic and social institutions are doing and is hence an inevitable part of public policy and economic analysis of any nation. While measuring health status through standard indicators across geographical, cultural and economic boundaries is one issue,

For a more detailed presentation of the workshop click here Workshop 4

 


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