ePost Graduate program in Epidemiology
Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Delhi
Gurugram, Haryana, India
Indian Institute of Public Health
Epidemiology is a cornerstone discipline in public health. It is the foundation on which public health decisions are made, implemented and evaluated. Epidemiology also serves as the tool for identifying the risks, determining the relationships, estimating the burden of disease, identifying and instituting appropriate prevention and control measures and finally evaluating the public health decisions. This program aims to build a pool of trained public health professionals with a special focus on application of epidemiology in public health. Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply.
Aims and Objectives:
This program aims to build a pool of trained public health professionals with a special focus on application of epidemiology in public health.
Course Design & Duration:
The course is designed as a one year ePost Graduate program. It is an eLearning computer-based online program, largely self-taught complemented with online lectures and comprehensive printed study materials.
Teaching & Training Methodology:
The course utilize a blended online teaching/ eLearning technique. The basic course structure includes a combination of interactive online computer-based sessions, online virtual lectures, assessments and recommended readings from journal articles and text books in a modular format. Online learning sessions would be conducted by designated faculty members and students would be able to log on from their laptops/ personal computers.
- Applicants currently engaged in public health related activities such as health professionals working in India with directorates of health services, central and state governments, officials engaged in health services at national, state and district level government institutions.
- Applicants engaged in health services with National Health Programmes like National Health Mission, Integrated Disease Surveillance Project, National Vector Borne Disease Control Programs, Ayushmaan Bharat and other national health programs.
- Applicants with graduate/post-graduate qualifications in medical and allied fields with relevant work experience in public health with health related organizations/NGOs in India.
The course would be open to: