Public Health Foundation of India

Brief Profile

The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is an autonomously governed, educational and research institution launched in 2006 which is actively engaged in strengthening health systems and improving public health services across India. The organization has emerged as a productive research engine, generating policy and programme relevant knowledge and plays a strong role in policy development, health communication and advocacy. Its assistance and advocacy have led to initiatives for creating a public health cadre in several states. PHFI has established five Indian Institutes of Public Health (IIPH) which have well trained faculty to generate research evidence as well as build public health capacity. It has also set up four Centers of Excellence (CoE) to strengthen research, training, and education in priority areas of public health. PHFI has partnerships with over 50 international and 20 national academic institutions and collaborates with them to catalyse public health knowledge to action.

Research at PHFI covers all theme areas of public health research, namely epidemiology, determinants of health, and health system and policy, as well as major causes of disease burden in India. Close to a 100 research projects commenced in the past year. A total of 2125 publications have been churned out by researchers to date.

Area of Specialization

Public Health (RMNCH), Non-communicable disease, Nutrition, Environmental Health, Research, Advocacy

Sanctioned Projects in UP

Uttar Pradesh Community Mobilization Project

District(s) in UP where organization is working at the moment

Allahabad, Amethi,Baeily, Balrampur, Banda, Barabanki, Basti, Badayun, Chandauli, Chitrakoot, Deoria, Faizabad, Fatehpur, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Hameeripur, Hardoi, Jalaun, Jhansi, Kanpur Dehat, Kaushambi, , Kheri, Lalitpur, Lucknow, Maharajganj, Mahoba, Mirzapur, Pratapgarh, Raebareli, Sant Kabir Nagar, Shajahanpur, Seetapur, Siddharth Nagar, Sonbhadra, Sultanpur, Unnao, Varansi.

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