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WHO/TDR International Postgraduate Scholarship for Master of Public Health – Call for Applications for Academic Year 2017-2018

The Master of Public Health (MPH) is calling for international application for the academic year of 2017-18. In January 2005, James P Grant School of Public Health initiated its flagship MPH programme with the aim of developing public health leaders. As of now 395 students from 26 countries including South Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa, Australia, North and South Americas, and Europe have graduated from this programme.

The MPH curriculum is designed on experiential learning around the health problems faced by communities in rural and urban areas. This includes extensive field-based instructions complemented by innovative pedagogic approaches such as case study and collaborative project based learning.

Faculty members are from reputed international universities, institutions and research centres including Harvard University, Stanford University, and the World Bank, Research Triangle Institute, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Public Health Foundation India, University of Dundee. Graduates of this MPH programme have moved on to work for their respective governments, UN agencies, national and international NGOs, universities, research organizations and donor agencies.

The MPH has gained global recognition for its innovative approach, and was featured by the World Health Organization Bulletin in 2007 as one of the six top leading Schools of Public Health in the region.

In 2015 JPGSPH has been selected as one of the global seven educational institutes to implement WHO TDR Postgraduate International Training on Implementation Resaerch through MPH Programme.

Please note the key dates for the next MPH Programme:
-> Application deadline for international students is 15 September, 2016;
-> The next MPH batch will start in the last week of January, 2017.

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