Applications are invited for admission to PhD (Full time) in Health Sciences/Public Health [affiliated to Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum] at Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi (IIPH-Delhi).
At present IIPH-Delhi, PHFI focused in the following areas through interdisciplinary research under the affiliated programs of SCTIMST:
- Health Economics
- Health Systems (with focus on reproductive & child health and Nutrition)
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.
The public health system in India can be strengthened through the presence of well-trained and competent public health professionals. Qualified public health professionals are a necessity to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Such an inter-disciplinary public health workforce can also advance the vision of Universal Health Care. The aim of our MPH program is to make public health education and research activities relevant to India in content and context, while attaining standards which are qualitatively comparable with the best in the world. The Indian Institute of Public Health – Delhi (IIPH-Delhi) is pleased to announce its call for applications, for the fourth batch of Master of Public Health being offered in the academic year July 2019 – June 2021, affiliated to Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) Trivandrum, an Institute of National Importance under Govt. of India.
Any research that impacts the care and well-being of human population come under the domain of clinical research. Clinical research in a broader sense involves epidemiologic studies, clinical trials, translational research, patient-oriented research, behavioral science and, health service research. High quality data and reliable results are key to generate evidence for decision making and to provide impetus for improving patient care. To produce such data, a systematic and multidisciplinary approach is required involving a range of disciplines like basic sciences, biotechnology, pharmacology, clinical medicine, statistics, and public health and behavioral sciences.
Key contact person:
Mr Vaibhav Asthana
Senior Officer – Research Administration
Ph: +91-124-4722900 | Extn. 4222