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 proposed study is a Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance funded cohort study on the effect of prenatal exposure to maternal cortisol and psychological distress on child development in Bengaluru, southern India. The study involves recruitment of pregnant women availing of antenatal services at public sector hospitals in Bengaluru; assessment of their mental health, estimation of maternal cortisol level and follow up until delivery and assessment of her child’s motor and mental development until the age of three years.
Essential: Bachelor degree in Nursing/Psychology/Allied health sciences.
Essential: 0-2 years in area of specialization.