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Post Graduate Diploma in   Epidemiology And Biostatics

Epidemiology is the study of diseases in populations. The three main aims of epidemiology are: to describe disease patterns in human populations; to identify the causes of diseases (also known as etiology); to provide data essential for the management, evaluation and planning of services for the prevention, control and treatment of disease. Biostatistics is the branch of statistics related to medical and health applications. Biostatistics underpins the methodologies used in epidemiological investigations and research.This integrated course designed by Faculty of Healthcare Administration, IGMPI is aimed at healthcare professionals who wish to consolidate their knowledge and skills and increase their understanding of the importance of epidemiology and statistics in public health today. The objective of this course offered by Faculty of Healthcare Administration, IGMPI is to ensure biostatistics skills of professionals involved in the analysis of health data and to reinforce the basic knowledge of epidemiologic methods and its practical applications

COURSE MODULES

Module 1: Introduction to Biostatistics

Module 2: Probability study

Module 3: Mean, Median and Mode

Module 4: Standard Deviation

Module 5: Tests (F-test, Z- test, T-test)

Module 6: ANOVA

Module 7: Introduction to Epidemiology

Module 8: Analytical Epidemiology

Module 9: Health Economics

Module 10: Health Service Research Methods

Module 11: Clinical Epidemiology

Module 12: Introduction to Clinical Trials

Module 13: Case Studies

Eligibility

All those who have completed their Graduation or Post Graduation/ Pharma / PhD/MBBS/BAMS/BUMS/BHMS are eligible to enroll for the course. As this course is truly professional and industry oriented, employed individuals working in any sector (production, processing, quality, trial, R&D etc.) in the healthcare industry (Food manufacturing, Food Ingredient and Additive processing, Drugs manufacturing , Medical Device, Ayurveda, Pharmaceutical Industry Regulation, Clinical Research, Homeopathic or Ayurveda Medicine Manufacturing, Cosmetic Manufacturing, Biotechnology) can also seek benefits of the course.

Programme Duration

Minimum duration to complete this program is 1 year and maximum is 2 years.

Registration

The registration dates for this bi-annual executive program run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are strictly scheduled depending on the availability of speakers. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Fees

A one-time fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs 20,000 /- (600 USD for oversees students) is mandatory. This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees etc. Apart from this, an examination fee of Rs 400/- (USD 15) per module needs to be paid later as per the examination notification of the Institute. 10% of fee concession is applicable to applicants belonging to SC/ST, Physically Handicapped (PH), Ex-servicemen or those who belong to Economically Weaker Section (EWS)/ Below Poverty Line (BPL).

Examination & Certification

All the participants are expected to appear for an online exam and are also obliged to submit assignments after each module. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology and Biostatics byFaculty of Healthcare Administration, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprised of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting the employability of our participants and encouraging the concerned Human Resources department and Hiring Managers to recruit/hire our participants for their vacant positions. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical and healthcare Companies like Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Bliss GVS Pharma, Al Rawabi, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Ranbaxy, Biocon etc.

Future career prospects of Epidemiology and Biostatics

Epidemiologists study the frequency and distribution of diseases within human populations and environments. Epidemiologists perform research, education, and public health practice in universities, government agencies, international organisations, and private corporations.Biostatisticians work in a wide range of industries, including contract research, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medicine, health care, clinical trials, health education, software development, and other specialised science and medical fields.This course opens an extraordinary number of pathways to a meaningful career. Career opportunities within these areas include; public health physicians, epidemiologists, biostatisticians, surveillance officer, monitoring and evaluation coordinators, data managers, research officers, public health/sanitary engineers, demographer, community health nurse and policy analyst.

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