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PHFI announces eLearning courses 2021-2022 on health promotion and tobacco control

07 Jun 2021

Applications are now open for the 2021-2022 eLearning courses of the Health Promotion Division at the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI). PHFI is a public-private initiative that has collaboratively evolved through consultations with multiple constituencies, including Indian and international academia, state and central governments, multi & bi-lateral agencies and civil society groups.

The courses commenced in 2011 as a capacity-building initiative aimed to provide a comprehensive understanding of key concepts in health promotion and their application into programmes, policies and interventions in India. These courses are open to candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychology, Biological Sciences, Social Sciences, Allied Health Sciences or equivalent.

Applicants could be self-sponsored applicants or be nominated by their governments, and they have the flexibility to study at their own pace while keeping their current job or academic commitments.

Course ePost Graduate Program in Health Promotion
Details It aims to build the health capacity of the participants to enhance their skills and proficiency in designing and implementing health promotion interventions and programmes. This course has been designed to suit the needs of students wishing to gain employment in health promotion, public health, community development, program delivery, research and evaluation or to cater to those who want to upgrade their knowledge in the public health field.

4 Core Modules and 1 Elective Module

Duration of the Course 1 Year
Course Fees per student Indian Nationals – INR 36,000

South Asian candidates – USD 600

International candidates – USD 1200

Last Date to Apply 30 July 2021
Further information and link to apply


Course eCourse on Tobacco Control
Details It aims to strengthen the capacity of public health and medical professionals in tobacco control issues and cessation in India. The course focuses on the health, economic, social and environmental impact of tobacco use. It equips candidates with an understanding of tobacco control research, best practices and tobacco cessation skills, which can be integrated into their professional practice. The course is taught by leading tobacco control experts from India and international faculty with opportunities to attend interactive guest lectures.

8 Core Modules and 3 Elective Modules

Duration of the Course 3 Months
Course Fees per student Indian Nationals – INR 10,000

South Asian candidates – USD 250

International candidates  – USD 300

Last Date to Apply 15 June 2021
Further information and link to apply


For further information, please visit PHFI.