Research Fellows/Associate

Public Health Foundation Of India , Haryana, India

Skill Required:, Research and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
25th April, 2019

Job Description

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.

Project Brief:

This project will produce mapping of major diseases and risk factors across India to assess sub-national heterogeneity and its policy implications. A variety of relevant data from multiple sources would be procured and analyzed. This work would be done in collaboration with key Indian stakeholders. This mapping of diseases and risk factors across India would be directly beneficial for more informed health planning to improve population health.


  • Contribute to the planned research in collaboration with senior investigators and the team.
  • Conduct literature review and data searches related to the research themes.
  • Compile data and information in a logical manner.
  • Provide methodological inputs for the research.
  • Participate in analyses and preparation of reports and publications.
  • Liaise with a variety of institutions and stakeholders.
  • Some travel may be needed to access and review data.


Essential: Medical, public health, development studies or related degree.


Essential: Around 3-5 years of experience in health research or health projects.


  • Data management skills.
  • Data analysis skills.
  • Publications from previous research.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.


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