Partners in Population and Development Announce Public Health Management Scholarship

Partners in Population and Development (, with the support of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India (GoI) is offering 10 scholarships for a “One Year Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Health Management (PGDPHM)” for the professionals working in the field of Public Health in PPD member countries and nominated by the respective Partner Country Coordinators of PPD.

The course will be conducted at the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi, India commencing from 1st August 2016. The aim of the course is to enhance the managerial capabilities of the young professionals in the field of public health.

Government of India will meet the expenses related to tuition, training materials, boarding and lodging and will provide a stipend of 5000/ Indian Rupees (Rupees Five thousand only) per month. The Travel and Visa processing cost for joining the course will be met by the sponsoring institution or the candidate.

In order to be eligible for the scholarship, the candidate must:

– hold a graduate/bachelor degree in medical/nursing/health science/natural sciences or arts.
– be a government service holder with at least 2 years of experience at community, hospital or districts levels or working in directorate of health services, public health, and family welfare or in other related public institutions.
– have good communication and understanding skills in English language since English is the medium of the instruction of the course.

Partner Country Coordinators (PCCs) of PPD member countries are kindly requested to send the nomination along with duly filled application form, CV, passport size photo and the necessary academic and job certificates for the candidate before or on 31st May 2016.

The application should be sent to at to the attention of Mr. Mizanuddin Khan.

Please note this is not an initiative of the Commonwealth Secretariat or the Health Hub. Any inquiries should be forwarded to the relevant organisation contact.