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As part of the academics- field visits, guest lectures, journal club and seminars have been the integral part of our courses to add value to the classroom sessions. All of these help participants to gain practical exposure. IIPHG Placement Cell, established in March 2012, assists in the job placement of the self-sponsored participants of the PGDPHM program.

Professional Development Workshop & Coursework

To develop professional skills and overall personality of the participants that will help participants in getting good placements and improve their on-job efficacy, IIPHG offers courses on computer skills; English speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills; and professional development workshop on CV development, preparation for interview and group discussions.

Placement Cell

IIPHG Placement Cell was established in March 2012 to assist in placement of self-sponsored participants of the PGDPHM program. Placement cell activities include creation of a database of potential recruiters and student candidates, conduct placement need analysis among participants, set contacts with potential employers, communicate current job announcement related to public health to current and past participants, and organize pre-placement and placement week activities. Placement cells at all IIPHs and PHFI interact regularly to exchange information and ideas.

Field Visits

The institute also organizes various field visits for participants as a regular academic activity. These field visits are conducted as part of course modules. The field visits help participants in gaining practical exposure. Participants have been taken to various places as part of these visits, including Sola Civil Hospital, GCRI, WASMO, AMC-Urban Health Centres, GOG-DH, CHC, PHC, SC, UHC and Anganwadis, NABH CHC/PHC, Sewage plant, EMRI, NIOH, CIMS, Nutrition Lab, Arvind Mill, NGO-CHETNA, SEWA, Sewa Rural, etc.

Journal Club and Seminars

A journal club has been in place at the institute as part of which weekly seminars are organized where all participants, research staff and faculty are encouraged to present their own research work or review of a published article/report. Participants are encouraged to present to help them develop their presentation skills. These seminars are organized every Wednesday.

Guest Lecture/Visiting Faculties

IIPHG is keen to bring different guests and organize interactive sessions and discussions for participants and research staff. Experienced professionals from various fields are invited to deliver lectures as part of various modules and to present their research work.

In addition, IIPHG organizes alumni meet, cultural evening, and sports day every year at its campus.

Last Modified : May 7, 2015, 5:15 pm