Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is working towards building a healthier India. It is helping to address the limited institutional and systems capacity in India by strengthening education and training, advancing research and technology and facilitating policy and practice in the area of Public Health. PHFI is headquartered in New Delhi with national presence through its constituent units of regional Indian Institutes of Public Health (IIPHs) and Centers of Applied Research in core public health themes. The Foundation, established in 2006 as a public private initiative, is governed by an independent board comprising of senior government officials, eminent Indian and International academic and leaders, civil society representatives and corporate leaders.
The Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad, an institution of the Public Health Foundation of India, has been awarded grant by UNICEF-Hyderabad for establishing an Advanced Centre for Early Childhood Development in partnership with UNICEF state office. We will establish collaborations with International and National organisations. We will institute required advisory and technical committees to support the work of the proposed collaborations. We will develop road maps for interventions to be done by state governments of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. We will also develop one policy brief and one training module of primary importance as per the consensus from partners. Transnational research and support interventions for parenting in select SNCUs and community. We will conduct advocacy meetings and brainstorming sessions to further the work on ECDs. We will, in partnership, write scientific grants for research and interventions in the fields of ECD.
Desirable: Master’s in Public Health, MBBS/BAMS/BHMS/ MSc Nursing with experience/ other equivalent Master’s degree.
Essential: Around 2-3 years’ experience in program/research management in child health, nutrition and development.