PG Diploma in Public Health

Rs 24,500
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Important information

Typology Post Graduate Diploma
Methodology Distance learning
Location New delhi
Duration 1 Year
  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Distance learning
  • New delhi
  • Duration:
    1 Year

Suitable for: The course is open to:-. a) In-service candidates working in central, state and local governments with at one year of service in the health sector. b) Applicants should have MBBS, BDS, BPT, BOT or B.Sc in nursing/health science/ Biotechnology or BSW or equivalent qualification and involved either in: Public health activities at community, hospital or district level,. In directorates of health services, public health or family welfare. In other health-related organizations


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
New Delhi
114/B, Sudershan Complex, gautam nagar, Near Green park metro station, 110049, Delhi, India
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Starts On request
New Delhi
114/B, Sudershan Complex, gautam nagar, Near Green park metro station, 110049, Delhi, India
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Course programme

Course Overview:-
Globally, Public Health has emerged as a convergent domain for all disciplines in social and health sciences, today. The public health challenges being faced by the India call for the development of capacity in the health systems of the Central and State Governments by way of positioning qualified public health professionals who can execute and monitor national health policies and programmes, supervise the public health workforce, fully assess the dimensions of public health issues and devise appropriate strategies to meet emerging challenges.

Graduates and Postgraduates from various disciplines in the medical field including Doctors, Dentists, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, B.Sc (Biotechnology) are encouraged to work together as a public health team for their communities and are contributing their expertise in this exciting and challenging task.


- To enhance the capacity of public health managerial workforce through conducting a
specially designed PG Diploma course.
- By doing this course the chances of getting government jobs increase manifolds
- There are approximately 100 public health programs run by Govt. of India, INGO’s, NPO’s
- All these programs need project heads & project coordinators.


The course is designed to build leadership and management skills, which will create trained professional cadres of competent managers who will make an impact in the field of public health of our country.

The course focuses on the potential and inclination of the students and facilitates them to develop their expertise in key areas of public health viz.
a) Leadership,
b) Health Management,
c) Health Economics,
d) Behavior Change
e) Communication,
f) Epidemiology,
g) Primary Health Care,
h) Reproductive and Child Health,
i) Disease surveillance,
j) International Health etc.


The students will be prepared for exciting careers in public health to play leadership roles in
a) International agencies, like the UN, WHO, World Bank,
b) International Foundations,
c) NGO's/CBO's,
d) funding organizations,
e) corporate social responsibility departments
f) Public health programs of National and State Government.

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