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||cdl.phfi.org/portal/node/113|
|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||cdl.phfi.org/portal/node/107|
For further information, please visit PHFI.