TISS Study India Programme On Urban Health


Centre for Public Health, School of Health System Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences in collaboration with TN Topiwala Medical College and Nair Hospital, Mumbai, welcomes application for ‘Study India Programme on Urban Health in India’. With the increasing urbanisation, public health is an increasing area of interest.

The clinical health cannot be separated from the complex socio-cultural and economic context. The health care systems have become very dynamic to meet this challenging situation.

The programme intends to have the following objectives:

• To understand the issues of urban public health in India and the practices of public and private health care systems,

• To provide opportunity for cross-cultural experiences on Urban health issues through Group study,Seminar and Field based internship,

• To provide exposure to multifaceted culture in India.

Course Duration: January 2 – 21, 2012

Eligibility: Master’s students of Public Health or related disciplines from any US, UK, Australia & Europe based Universities.

No. of seats : Limited to 15 only

Award of Credits : 3 credits @ 1 credit for 1 week

Facilities available on Campus:

Food: Institute Dining Hall- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will cost about 5USD a day, nearby restaurants will cost about 10-15US a day.

Transportation: Airport pick up /drop will be provided on request which will cost about 20USD

Accommodation: Guest House- Single occupancy room (USD800), Doubled occupancy (USD400)

Fees: Internship Fees USD300

Application: Interested candidates may send C.V and the Statement of Purpose describing interest areas with a covering letter of  request to iso@tiss.edu

Contact for Queries: International Students Office, Phone: 91-22-25525427/25525511, email: iso@tiss.edu

Last date for receiving the application is 15 th October 2011

Shortlisted Candidates will be informed by the end of October 2011.

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