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Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (IIPHG) is India’s first Public Health University. IIPHG is an example of visionary leadership of Honorable 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. Under the MoU, Government of Gujarat allocated land and agreed to share a part of the project cost.
The Master of Public Health (MPH) program offered by Indian Institute of Public Health is a 2 years on-campus, fulltime course. Our Master’s degree in Public Health, trains students to improve the general health of the population — of individuals, communities, countries and the world.
Indian healthcare sector is growing at a rapid rate. It has been esmated that ll 2020, the sector will grow at a cumulave average rate of 16.5% and will touch US$ 280 billion (18,48,000 Crore Rs) revenue mark (KPMG India). In terms of workforce requirement, it is esmated that the sector will create 40 million……
This one-year, full time course is developed for the Ministry of Health, Government of India under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). The program started in 2008 and is currently running its 7th batch. A total of 140 participants have successfully completed the course so far.