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. Epidemiology is an integral component of public health practice. This course designed by Faculty of Healthcare Administration, IGMPI is aimed to provide the basis to prevent disease and to promote the health of populations through the study of the occurrence and distribution of health-related states or events, including the study of determinants influencing such states. Upon completion of this course offered by Faculty of Healthcare Administration, IGMPI, individuals will have gained specialized knowledge and skills on the application of epidemiologic concepts and methods to public health problems.
Module 1: Concepts of Public Health & General Epidemiology
Module 2: Health, Disease, Ethics and Determinants
Module 3: Epidemiology and Control of Communicable & Non-Communicable Diseases
Module 4: Research Methods & Bio-Ethics
Module 5: Biostatistics
Module 6: Occupational and Environmental Health
Module 7: Health Care Delivery System & Health Education
Module 8: Maternal and Child Health
Module 9: Planning & Management in Public Health & Health Economics
Module 10: Public Health Laws & Health Information System
Module 11: Nutrition and Demography & Family Planning
Module 12: Human Resource Management in Public Health
Module 13: Introduction to Clinical Trials
Module 14: Case Studies
All those who have completed their Graduation or Post Graduation/ Pharma /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.
Minimum duration to complete this program is 1 year and maximum is 2 years.
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.
A one-time fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs 21,000 /- (700 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 450/- (USD 20) 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).
IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.
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 Public Health (Epidemiology as Major) 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.
The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading healthcare companies across the globe.
The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.
In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical, healthcare and food giants like Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Calyx, Mother Dairy, Bliss GVS Pharma, Al Rawabi, Almarai, Green Pastures, Accenture, Wipro, Fortis Clinical Research, Quintiles, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon, Apollo Hospitals, etc.
Epidemiology is used to identify causes of disease, identify populations at high risk for disease, develop preventative methods and evaluate public health strategies.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.Career opportunities within these areas include; public health physicians, epidemiologists, surveillance officer, monitoring and evaluation coordinators, data managers, research officers, public health/sanitary engineers, demographer, community health nurse and policy analyst.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
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