Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (IIPHG) is India’s first Public Health University. The Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (IIPHG) is working towards building a healthier India. IIPHG is an example of visionary leadership of Honourable Shri Narendra Modi (then Honourable Chief Minister of Gujarat), who laid the foundation stone and provided support for establishing the institute in 2008. Government of Gujarat and Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) entered an MoU in 2007 to establish IIPHG. IIPHG aims to strengthen the overall health system in the country through education, training, research, and advocacy/policy initiatives.