The Indian Institute of Public Health-Bhubaneswar (IIPHB) was established in Bhubaneswar in the year 2010 through a joint MOU of the Government of Odisha and Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI). IIPHB commenced its operations in August 2010. Since then, IIPHB has expanded its activities and offers on-campus programs, eLearning programs and short-term training programs; conducts policy relevant public health research; and undertakes advocacy in public health. IIPHB is a vibrant hub of public health education, training, research, practice, and advocacy in public health discipline for Odisha and the entire Eastern region of the country. We work very closely with the government of Odisha, government of Chhattishgarh, government of Bihar and Jharkhand, and the government of West Bengal.
The Master of Public Health (MPH) programme is a two-years full-time course being imparted in affiliation with Utkal University. IIPHB has a multi-disciplinary team of faculty members who have national and international collaborations and are engaged in a number of projects related to training, research and advocacy.
This program is interdisciplinary both in its content and teaching. It utilizes a variety of teaching/ learning techniques, including seminars, journal clubs, collaborative learning, group discussions, case studies, lecture discussions, assignments, hands- on training on computers, visits to organizations of public health interest, practicum and field projects. Faculty with diverse disciplinary backgrounds, nati onal and international experience combined with a breadth and depth of public health experience would be teaching this course.