PHFI has conducted training across stakeholders including dietitians, nutritionists, researchers, medical faculty among others. The role of training in public health nutrition is critical in bridging the gap in evidence related to nutrition and disease, and defining pathways and specific actions to apply epidemiological methods to nutrition in terms of methods of data collection, analytical procedures, and interpretation of findings.
Training aims to build technical capacity of national, state and district level health personnel so that they are better placed to carry out research, analyse data and learn the application of systematic research techniques in improving health programmes. All the students are urged to undergo these training programmes inorder to learn and grow in their field.
Research is a cross-cutting theme at PHFI and spans across other six thematic focus of the training division at PHFI. Training in research includes training in quantitative and qualitative research, operational research, clinical research as well as training on ethics in research methodology.
The academic programmes are a crucial channel of PHFI's mandate, which is to address the worrying shortage of trained and qualified human resources. Our priority is to build a strong public health system across the length and breadth of India. They aim to make education and research activities relevant in content and context to all of India, while attaining standards which are qualitatively comparable with the best in the world.
The Public Health Foundation of India laid established its first institute in Hyderabad in the year 2007 in partnership with the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. IIPH Hyderabad commenced its activities from 2008, with a mission to convey public health education, research and support policy development. IIPH Hyderabad's intends to train the public health professionals through long & short-term courses. Presently IIPH Hyderabad offers with Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Management, Masters of Public Health, Integrated M. Sc & PhD in Health Informatics and several Short-term courses. The institute has a highly qualified& diverse faculty and also brings in some of nationally & internationally trained and experienced public health academics and practitioners.
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Why to Join Indian Institute of Public Health?
1. Trainings & Workshops –
At IIPH Hyderabad a number of researches, training programs and workshops on the subjects related to the public health takes place in which number of working professionals and students takes part. From all these activities the students of the institute gets wider exposure to the various subjects and aspects which are related to the public health concern.
2. Academic Partnership–
The IIPH Hyderabad institute collaborates with various researches, academic, and administrative organizations to carry out various workshops and conferences in the institute and to undertake the public health research & evaluation. The institute has collaboration with the Govt. of Karnataka for the technical support for PGGPHM program offer by it.