Month: November 2009

CFS: Indigenous Health Care (Special Issue of Contemporary Nurse)

Advances in Indigenous Health Care – 2nd edn Authors are invited to send a 200 word abstract in advance of submission to the coordinating editor, Prof Kim Usher, kim.usher@jcu.edu.au Deadline for Papers: 1st March 2010 Nurses and midwives closing the gap in Indigenous health Guest edited by Kim Usher (James Cook University) and Rhonda Marriott … Continue reading CFS: Indigenous Health Care (Special Issue of Contemporary Nurse)

CFP: Madness and Literature (International Health Humanities Conference)

CALL FOR PAPERS: 1ST INTERNATIONAL HEALTH HUMANITIES CONFERENCE 2010 “Madness and Literature” The Institute of Mental Health is hosting The 1st International Health Humanities Conference at The University of Nottingham, UK from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th AUGUST 2010. Keynote Speakers: Emeritus Professor of English Elaine Showalter (Princeton University); Professor Kay Redfield Jamison (Johns Hopkins … Continue reading CFP: Madness and Literature (International Health Humanities Conference)

CFP: ISPHC/Harvard Ethics Priorities Conferences

The International Society on Priorities in Health Care (ISPHC) invites you to attend its next conference, Priorities 2010. This year's conference theme will be Priority Setting in Difficult Economic Times. This timely topic will allow us to squarely address the financial crisis that has challenged the ability of health systems across the globe with questions … Continue reading CFP: ISPHC/Harvard Ethics Priorities Conferences

CFS: Improving Safety in Maternity Care (Midwifery)

Call for papers to a special issue of Midwifery: New approaches to researching and improving safety in maternity care Deadline: 1 February 2010 The adverse impact of poor quality and unsafe care on women's health and well-being is becoming an increasingly prominent concern for policy makers, clinicians and the public worldwide. In response to the global … Continue reading CFS: Improving Safety in Maternity Care (Midwifery)

New Link: Directory of Open Access Journals

A new link added to our "Blinks" list, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), maintained by the Swedish Lund University Libraries. As the home page notes: This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. We aim to cover all subjects and languages. There are now 4434 journals in the directory. Currently … Continue reading New Link: Directory of Open Access Journals

CFA: NLN Education Summit 2010

Call for Abstracts Abstracts are invited for presentation at the National League of Nursing Education Summit 2010, the premier conference for nursing faculty that is attended by approximately 1,500 individuals from all types of programs in the U.S. and other countries. The Summit offers many exciting features, including a keynote address, three plenary sessions, numerous … Continue reading CFA: NLN Education Summit 2010