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Diploma Public Health (D.P.H.)

Diploma in Public Health (D.P.H.)

Want to work in health care setting? Are you keen on improving health care systems in the community? Then find here, Diploma in Public Health course that is apt for your career growth. Learn more about the course, admission procedure, eligibility criteria, colleges and universities that offer this course in India.

Course Name: Diploma Public Health (D.P.H.)
Stream: Healthcare & Medical Science
Course Category: Medical
Duration: 2 years

Course Description

Public health program builds skills in students to promote health care through organised efforts. The course is demanding and helps them to face challenges related to health issues. It's a post graduate diploma program with the main aim to equip students with knowledge of administration, management functions at various level of health care systems. The course prepares students with skills in communication, leadership and helps in acquiring managerial roles in the community. Program enhances scientific knowledge and attitudes to take up responsibilities in the public health sectors. Students are exposed to theoretical knowledge of emerging public health trends in the society. Ground foundation is provided for students in control and management of health care delivery systems.

Eligibility Criteria for the Course

The aspiring candidates should be M.B.B.S with an internship training recognized by Medical Council of India. Admissions are based on qualifying examination marks, entrance test and interview.

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Diploma Public Health (D.P.H.) - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Diploma Public Health (D.P.H.) course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Andhra Medical CollegeDr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh
Rangaraya Medical CollegeDr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh
Seth GS Medical College And Kem HospitalMaharashtra University of Health SciencesMaharashtra
Trivandrum Medical CollegeKerala University of Health SciencesKerala

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Additional Description Of the Course

The course provides extensive knowledge and understanding about health initiatives and community health evaluation programs. Program develops skills in interpretation of surveillance data and its utilization. Students would be trained to implement strategies for effective prevention and management of epidemics. They have to organize and conduct surveys for evaluation. They would be provided hands-on -experience to carry out healthcare service and conduct immunization camps. Students gain practical/clinical skills to use computer efficiently to monitor routine functions.

The syllabus covers topics on public health concepts of health and disease, social science in medicine, cultural determinants, epidemiology principles, studies, surveillance, preparedness, investigation and screening. Students would be given theoretical knowledge on data presentation, hospital administration, health planning, health programmes, implementation, pharmacy, drug procurement and distribution, nutrition, occupational health, family welfare entomology, microbiology etc. Students develop the problems solving skills in identifying the health issues and solving them with analytical abilities.

The course exposes students to various techniques of teaching and learning. Training covers theory based lectures, demonstrations, group discussions, seminars, presentations, surveys. journal clubs, assignments, field visits, laboratory postings, orientation programs, case studies,activities related to investigation, managements, evaluations etc.

Scope for the qualified Students

There are ample job opportunities in varied fields across the globe. The jobs are available in health care organizations, hospitals, institutions, NGO's, environmental health sector, government agencies community health care centers, resources centers. Job profiles are as clinical coordinator, public health administrators, professors, research officers/associates/assistants, social workers, safety specilist, journal writers, bio-statisticians, health care consultants

Diploma Public Health (D.P.H.) Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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