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.
Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is in the process to launch various health Technologies including Point of Care technology, with the Goal to improve the delivery of reproductive, maternal, new-born and child health services, through technology intervention. The Project is being implemented in various States of the country. The Intervention is consisting of a portable device called “Swasthya Slate” capable of performing multiple diagnostic tests at the Point of Care site. Its functionality has been used to screen the population for various diseases and refer the identified cases to higher facilities for management.
Essential: Master’s degree in technical (Medical/ Dental, Engineering, Computers, Technology etc.).