Call for Papers

People, interested in presenting a paper at the De Novo ’16 “Social Work and Health: Inclusive Practice, Research and Education” conference, are invited to submit an abstract outlining the focus and content of their paper, along with a short biographical description.

Papers should address the broad focus of Social Work and Health and may choose to consider one of the conference themes as detailed below with reference to research, practice and education. So, Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

  1. Dimensional aspects of health: Physical, social, emotional and spiritual
  2. Health education and promotional initiatives
  3. Community health- Outreach: Rural, Urban, Slums, Tribal and other Unreached areas
  4. Environmental health: Climate, Pollution, Sanitation
  5. Mental Health and Wellbeing
  6. Gender and Health: Reproductive, LGBT
  7. Health Concerns: Child, Adolescence, Youth, and Elderly
  8. Health habits and lifestyle
  9. Institution based health care Practices and Challenges
  10. Family and Health

Abstracts (max 300 words) should be submitted via email as given below on or before 30th of July, 2016.

The abstract should be accompanied by a short (100 words per author) author bio. Submitters will be advised of the success of their submission by August 8.

All accepted abstracts will be included in the Book of Abstracts which will be available at the conference. Participants interested in having a full paper published in the Official Conference Proceedings must submit the full paper, formatted as per requirements, by 5th of September.

Please email your abstract along with the author biographical information on or before July 30 to: or