Monday, April 7, 2014


PROF. ASHISH BOSE NO MORE

Prof. Ashish Bose, one of the leading demographers known nationally and internally passed away today(7.4.2014) in New Delhi. He was sick for the past few months. Prof. Bose will always be remembered   for his tremendous contributions  to the subject of Demography and Population Study ( and words coined BIMARU, Decimal Demographers….). He was instrumental in organizing the IUSSP conference in New Delhi in 1987 as well as  in drafting the national population policy of India, 2000. The IASSH members fraternity  conveys its  deep condolence to his bereaved  family members and   prays to God   that may  his soul rest in peace in the heaven.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

INDIAN ASSOCIATION FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HEALTH
In Collaboration with
School of Public Health,SRM University
SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur,Kancheevaram (District),
Tamil Nadu
CELEBRATED ELEVENTH CONFERENCE
FOR CONFERENCE REPORT Visit  http://www.iassh.org/eleventh/11_proc.pdf
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Sunday, January 5, 2014

Research Methodology Training Program

Department of Demography, University of Kerala, Research Methodology Training Program:

The Department of Demography, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram is happy to announce a 10-days research methodology training programme entitled ‘Short course on Quantitative Data Analysis’ to be held during 19-28 February 2014 at Thiruvananthapuram. The target group for the seminar is MPhil/PhD students and young faculty from Social Sciences disciplines in universities/research centers from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Lakshadweep. 

For details contact: demographyku@gmail.com  
Dr. P. Mohanachandran Nair,Head, Department of Demography,University of Kerala, Kariavattom Campus,Trivandrum, Kerala, India PIN 695581,Phone Office: +91 471 2308057,Mobile: +91 9446415618

Thursday, August 1, 2013

IPUMS Largest data base

Minnesota Population Center: Home of the IPUMS
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IPUMS

IPUMS-International releases 27 new samples
As of July, 2013, there are 27 new census microdata samples available in the IPUMS-International database:
·         Argentina  2010
·         Bangladesh  1991, 2001, 2011
·         Brazil  2010
·         Burkina Faso  1985, 1996, 2006
·         Cameroon  1976, 1987, 2005
·         Ecuador  2010
·         Fiji  1966, 1976, 1986, 1996, 2007
·         Haiti  1971, 1982, 2003
·         Kenya  1969, 1979, 2009
·         Kyrgyz Republic  2009
·         Panama  2010
·         South Sudan  2008
·         United States  2010
The samples for Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Panama, and the United States extend the pre-existing data series for those countries. The South Sudan sample is composed of cases that were formerly included in the Sudan 2008 dataset.

The data release includes approximately 40 new integrated and 2500 unharmonized source variables. In addition to these population microdata, we added more GIS boundary files as well as migration and mortality records for selected countries.

The database now contains records for
 543,968,021 persons from 238 censuses in 74 countries. The collection is summarized on the samples page of our web site: http://ipums.us4.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=775cbf39c77535e784cdfd6f9&id=64d8ee5801&e=a710a5d345.

As always, all IPUMS data are available free of charge to researchers.Regards,
The IPUMS Project Team
Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota
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Population Association of Nepal Journal

Dear Researchers and Authors,

Appreciating the request from the prospective authors, we have decided to extend deadline for submission of articles to 15 September 2013 via info@pan-nepal.org. The volume will accommodate 10-15 articles on different themes of population, health and contemporary issues development, like health, poverty, gender, social inclusion and so on.

   Basic requirements
1.     Article should focus on the issue of population, reproductive health, gender, poverty and other contemporary issues of population.
2.     Article should be between 2500-5000 words (excluding references and annexes).
3.     An abstract (250 words max) should be at the beginning of paper.
4.     Author’s (and co-author) institutional affiliation and email address should be provided in footnote.
5.     Article should be in error free standard British English language.
6.     Article should be research based including scientific review of literature, proper citation and referencing in APA format. The editorial board will perform online citation examination. Failing to maintain minimum standard will disqualify the article.
7.     Use Times New Roman 11 point font, single line spacing and 1 inch all side margin.
8.     Tables, figures and formulae should be in Microsoft Office Object (as possible) form so that the desktop manager can rearrange when needed.
9.     Please be informed that receiving article does not ensure publication.
10.  We also encourage all intended authors to be member of Population Association of Nepal. Membership rules and form are available at http://pan-nepal.org/?action=sec_index&id=3.
We have anti-plagiarism policy. Failing to maintain the professional ethics will be taken seriously.

Regards,
Trilochan Pokharel
General Secretary

Population Association of Nepal

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Visit to Switzerland

Visit to Switzerland: Scholars from PSG College of Nursing,Coimbatore,India
Under the academic, cultural exchange program of PSG College of Nursing, Coimbatore with Sate of Vaud, Lausanne, Switzerland, ten Nursing students from PSG, Coimbatore along with the faculty visited La Source and HESAV in Switzerland. This exchange program also includes visits to international agencies such as RED CROSS, WHO, UN etc in Switzerland .Visited team can be seen  in the Photo below:

STANDING (L to R): YUGASUBHITHA, VINODHINI, MANJU NAIR, REVATHI BALAN, DR.SUBHADRA IYENGAR, SARNYA SURESH, KOKILA, NIRUPASIN
SITTING (L to R): PRABHAKAR IYENGAR , SAMUEL PAUL FENNALIN, SREE RAM NAIR , TAMIL SELVAN
The chair with the broken leg opposite UN at Geneva signifies a tragedy. It is to remember all those who lost their legs because of the land mines. Even Princess Diana campaigned for the ban on land mines. Children in countries like Liberia and Afghanistan were particularly involved.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

IASSH-Eleventh Conference


ELEVENTH CONFERENCE OF
INDIAN ASSOCIATION FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HEALTH
( IASSH)
Theme:Health Transition, Social Change and Development
&
Fourth Pre-Conference workshop on “Approaches to Social Science Research”
Conference: 26 – 28 December 2013
Pre-Conference Workshop: 23-25 December 2013

In Collaboration with
School of Public Health,SRM University
SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur,Kancheevaram (District),
Tamil Nadu
SUB THEMES:
S1.       Epidemiological Transition and its relevance to Health and Development Policies
S2.       National Rural Health Mission (NRHM): Assessment
S3        Health and Well-being of Elderly
S4.       Women, Child Health, and Social Development
S5        Impact of Socio-economic Changes on Health (at macro level)
TECHNICAL SESSIONS:
I.Health Transition:
T1.       Health Transition and Disease Burdens
T2.       Health Transition and Disability
T3.       Health Transition and Health Care Delivery System
T4.      
II.Health Care
T5.       Transformation in Public Health to Preventive Health Care
T6.       Health Transition and Alternative Systems of Health Care
T7.       Role of Panchayatiraj Institutions in Primary Health Care
T8.       Migration and Urban Health
III.Social Change and Development
T9.       Urban Health and Social Development
T10.     Social Change and Rural Development
T11.     Social Change and socio-economic Disparities in Health
T12.     Health System Management and Social Development
T13.     E-health and Social Change
Poster Sessions: P1, P2, P3