The short term training programs are aimed at building capacities of public health and development professionals working with non-government, government and private organisations. We have offered short courses on various topics and trained 1148 participants so far at IIPHB. Participants who have attended our trainings are public health professionals including medical officers from Government organisations, NGO staff, social sciences and management students, students and faculty members from government and private medical colleges, staff of public and private research institutions and international agencies.