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International Conference on Health and Wellbeing (ICHW)

11th - 13th December 2017


The Department of Applied Psychology, Lahore College for Women University, is very pleased to share with you that we are organizing an International Conference on Health and Wellbeing which will be held from 11th -13th December 2017 In shaa Allah. The conference will address all aspects of holistic health and wellbeing at individual, group and community level.
The conference will explore the myriad ways in which the discipline of Health Psychology and allied disciplines can optimize wellness and health. It is very important for the community of Pakistani psychologists to assess the state of the discipline in the country and highlight its past, current and potential contributions to global health. The conference will provide a platform for Pakistani thinkers and international scholars to get together and share and develop ideas.
We would be honored and delighted to have your participation in the conference. You are requested to send abstracts no later than July 30th, 2017. The proposed subthemes and other details are appended herewith.

Looking forward to your participation,


Conference Chair Chief Organizer
Professor Dr. Uzma Qureshi
Vice Chancellor
Lahore College for Women University
Lahore, Pakistan.

Chief Organizer

Professor Talat Sohail
Department of Applied Psychology
Lahore College for Women University


We are pleased to invite abstracts on the following themes:

Main theme:

Health and Wellbeing

Proposed Subthemes:

  1. Health and wellbeing across the lifespan  (children, adolescents, young, middle and older adults)
  2. Health and wellbeing of women
  3. Role of Positive Psychology in health and wellbeing (The power of positive emotions. Resilience, happiness and life satisfaction, subjective wellbeing)
  4. Psychological health and psychopathology
  5. Counseling and therapy in health psychology
  6. Indigenous work on health and wellbeing (theory building, methodological innovation and scale development)
  7. Maintenance and promotion of health.
  8. Chronic and acute illnesses
  9. Quality of life, posttraumatic growth and caregiving
  10. Personality, coping and health
  11. Religion, spirituality and health
  12. Issues of access to health care, health care system and policy.

Guidelines for Abstract Submission (oral presentations, poster presentations, & workshops):

  • For empirical research articles APA format will be followed. Length of abstract should be between 150 to 200 words with 4-5 keywords.
  • Format for qualitative research abstracts is flexible.
  • All abstracts should be sent to ichhw2017@gmail.com latest by 30th, July, 2017. The details of the author or presenter in a form of cover letter including following information should also be provided in given order:

Presenter/author name, institution, email id, presentation title and departmental affiliation.

Guidelines for Submission of Power Point Presentation (Oral):

  • PPTs to include rationale, objectives, hypotheses, method(s) and results of the study.
  • Time for each Presentation will be 8-10 minutes followed by short questions/answer at the end of the session.

Invitations for Pre-Conference Workshops

Pre conference workshop proposals are invited. Interested resource persons are required to submit proposals in plain text or PDF, by email and these must include the following elements:

  • Title and acronym of the workshop
  • Level of the workshop
  • Duration (full-day or half-day)
  • Description of the workshop topic, and a draft version  (not exceeding 500 words)
  • Short bio-note of the resource person/s
  • Tentative program
  • Contact information of the resource person/s (including name, affiliation, mailing address, and e-mail address)
  • Number of participants
  • Logistic support required

Guidelines for Submission of Posters

  • Label indicating (a) title of paper and (b) the author(s) should be included at the top of the poster.
  • Copy of abstract (150-200 words), in large typescript, is to be posted in the upper left-hand corner of the poster board, along with names of the author and institutional affiliation.
  • Poster should clearly indicate these sections; Abstract, Introduction, Method, Results, Tables & Figures and Conclusions.
  • Poster will be displayed at the conference venue.
  • Poster dimensions: Height: 200 cm, Width: 90 cm
  • Presenters have to be present with their posters at designated time.
  • Draft posters are to be submitted at least 7 days before the conference to the poster organizing team to avoid any inconvenience.


Registration Fee:

Three -Days Conference for Professionals: Rs. 3000

Three - Days Conference for Students: Rs. 2000

Concession will be offered for early bird and group registration.

Conference details are also available on www.lcwu.edu.pk


For further queries, please contact:

Conference Secretary: Dr. Amina Muazzam: +92-324-4592440



Conference Coordinator: Ms. Amina Obaid Khawaja: +92-334-4980780