Indian Institute of Public Health launches course for MBBS doctors

Indian Institute of Public Health (IIPHG), Gandhinagar plans to offer a course for MBBS qualified doctors.

The three-month full time course, Associate Fellow of Industrial Health, will be regulated by the director general of factory advisory services and labour institutes, Government of India.

MBBS course by Indian Institute of Public Health


The course will be launched by IIPHG with support from apex institute of occupational health - National Institute of Occupational Health, Ahmedabad.

"Occupational and industrial health is an important branch of medicine that brings together expertise from medicine, engineering and several others disciplines. It combines clinical medicine and public health and is a vital part and determinant of public health at large," officials of IIPHG said

As per Factories Act, this is a mandatory qualification for doctors working in hazardous industry. "Expert faculty, adequate practical training and hand-on experience shall be hall mark of this course. We want to give our students best facilities, healthy environment etc. so that they are equipped with the latest technology which will help them in future and will make them the best in the business," officials added.

IIPHG was launched by Public Health Foundation of India in 2008 in collaboration with the Government of Gujarat.

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