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Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health (Epidemiology As Major)


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.

Course Modules :

Module 1: Concepts of Public Health & General Epidemiology

Module 2: Health, Disease, Ethics and Determinants

Module 3: Research Methods & Bio-Ethics

Module 4: Biostatistics

Module 5: Occupational and Environmental Health

Module 6: Health Care Delivery System & Health Education

Module 7: Clinical Epidemiology Part 1(Communicable & Non-communicable Disease)

Module 8: Clinical Epidemiology Part 2 (Clinical Research Design & Confounding)

Module 9: Maternal and Child Health

Module 10: Planning & Management in Public Health & Health Economics

Module 11: Public Health Laws & Health Information System

Module 12: Nutrition and Demography & Family Planning

Module 13: Human Resource Management in Public Health

Module 14: Pandemics: Risks, Impacts, and Prevention (Special emphasis on COVID 19)

Eligibility

Graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

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 programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

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 obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will receive a certificate of Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Epidemiology as Major, 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. 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 giants like GSK, Novartis, IQVIA, Eli Lilly, Astrazeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, ICON Plc., Boston Scienific, National Institute of Epidemiology, IBM India Pvt. Ltd., Abbott India Ltd., Parexel, Covance, Cactus Communications, Pfizer, Public Health Foundation of India etc.

Future career prospects of Public Health (Epidemiology as Major)

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.


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