The Indian Institute of Public Health – Hyderabad announces the two years Master of Public Health course under affiliation to Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, Warangal with permission from the Government of Telangana. The programme is designed as an intensive two years’ full-time programme with 4 semesters,with 80 credits on offer to candidates from science, humanities and other backgrounds. The degrees will be awarded by the Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, Warangal. A team of specialist faculty from diverse streams from Indian Institutes of Public Health and Public Health Foundation of India, the authorities from the state government and ministry and health and family welfare would be engaged in teaching. The students will also be exposed to lectures delivered by invited faculty of national and international acclaim. Guides will be identified for mentoring during the internship and project work.
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 organiza ons of public health interest, prac cum and field projects. Faculty with diverse disciplinary backgrounds, na onal and international experience combined with a breadth and depth of public health experience would be teaching this course.
The M Sc & PhD (Health Informatics) programme is jointly conducted by PHFI and AcSIR and degrees are awarded by Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) since 2013. Health Informatics has tremendous promise in improving the efficiency, cost-effectiveness, quality, and safety of health care service systems. General purpose information technology solutions areusually inadequate for specialized needs of the health sector. Thescope of health informatics is very wide as there are a varietyof emerging new technologies that need to be understood,adapted, and validated for use in health systems and thenmanaged for continuous improvement. The programme provides exposure to participants to the best in health care and technologybased on research and innovations on one platform forstudents across India and South Asia.