Public Health Education

Public health education is an ambitious career option for many. It is an interesting and highly rewarding field of study and has gained wide popularity in India as well. Students are nowadays choosing public health education programs and looking forward to establish and flourish a career in the same. Public health is mainly the science and practice of protecting the health of communities by providing them health education, promoting healthy lifestyles and injury preventions.
 
Public health education in India mainly deals with prevention and control of diseases and other day-today- health problems. It also includes environmental, social, behavioral, and occupational health. Apart from the diseases, it also provides education on the prevention and control of infections which may also include genetic diseases, disorders, effects of natural calamities, accidents, and acts of terrorism and bio-terrorism.

The prominent courses offered under public health education are :
  • Certificate course in health visitors
  • Diploma in Family Medicare (DFM)
  • Diploma in Live in Care
  • Masters of public health (MPH)
  • Ph.D Public health
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Health Economics, Health Care Financing and Health Policy
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Management
 

Public Health Education Jobs

Public health education has emerged to be one of the most lucrative career options in India. Public health professionals work in hospitals & clinics, health care organizations & insurance companies, pharmaceutical & medical supply companies, professional & advocacy organizations, business & industry, government agencies and voluntary health agencies. When it comes to salary packages, it mainly depends on how qualified and experienced you are into this field.

The prominent college's and institutes offering the public health education courses and programs are :
  • A.N.C. Hospital Multi-Purpose Health Worker Training Institute, Nandavaram (Andhra Pradesh)
  • A.N.M. Training Centre, Berhampur (Orissa)
  • Academy of Medical Sciences Multi-Purpose Health Worker Training Institute, Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh)
  • Amrit Kaur Hospital, Ajmer (Rajasthan)
  • Annie Multi-Purpose Health Worker Training Institute, Chirala (Andhra Pradesh)
  • B.B.H.B. Hospital, Roop Nagar (Punjab)
  • Bapuji Telugunadu Training Institute, Nalgonda (Andhra Pradesh)
  • Bankura Sammilani Medical College, Bankura (West Bengal)
  • Aurum International Health Care School, Patiala (Punjab)
  • Avvai Rural Medical Service : Kasturba Hospital, Madurai (Tamil Nadu)
  • Burrow Memorial Christian Hospital, Cachar (Assam)