Best Paper Awards 2014

Best Research Paper

Dr. Gregory Zimmerman
Ferris State University

Best Student Paper

Yue Zhang
Shengnan Wang
Fudan University

Conference Theme

A healthy way of life should be every individual’s goal. However, healthcare privileges differ across societies, and requires the combined efforts of government, the private sector, the public and health workers themselves to ensure both the accessibility and affordability of healthcare services. Funding for health and medical facilities are vital to the health and well-being of the public.

But most importantly, health and medical researchers and developers serve the task of advancing health care and medical science through the study and proper dissemination of information, in order to improve the state of health care service of any country.


Keynote Address

Prof. Susan Nancarrow
Professor, School of Health and Human Sciences
Lismore Southern Cross University

The Conference Proceedings Print ISSN: 2251-3833, E-Periodical ISSN: 2251-3825 will be indexed by EBSCO, CrossRef, Ulrichsweb and will be submitted to Scopus, ScienceDirect and Cabell's Directories and will be likely indexed by Pub Med Central amongst others, where applicable.

Journal: All authors who present their papers at the conference will be invited to submit an extended version of their research paper for the GSTF Journal of Nursing and Health Care (JNHC) (Print ISSN 2345-718X, E-periodical ISSN 2345-7198). All submitted papers will go through blind review process for acceptance. All accepted papers (after the review process) will be included in the JNHC on a complimentary basis  (free-of-charge). GSTF JNHC is hosted and published on Springer’s Open Access publishing platform - Global Science Journals (GSJ) . In addition, it will be indexed by EBSCO, CrossRef, ProQuest, Cabell's Directories, and will be submitted to Pub Med Central, Scopus, ScienceDirect, Google Scholar, Index Copernicus amongst others.

Book: Selected authors will be invited to contribute book chapters in "Global Perspectives on Health" to be edited by Prof. Susan Nancarrow of Lismore Southern Cross University, Australia and published by GSTF.

Best Paper Awards and Best Student Paper Awards will be conferred at the conference (in order to qualify for the award, the paper must be presented at the conference).

GHC 2016 will also constitute a Special Panel Session.

Panel Proposals are invited for submission. A minimum of three papers centering on a specific topic will be accepted for submission under Panel Category.

GSTF Partner Universities

GSTF is a proud partner  of 38 Universities around the globe. 
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Singapore Attractions

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date and/or time of the conference without prior notice before early bird registration deadline.