• Organization TypeFoundation
  • Staff51-100
  • Development Budget1 Million - 5 Million
  • HeadquartersIndia
  • Founded2006

Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)

About The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is a public private initiative that has collaboratively evolved through consultations with multiple constituencies including Indian and international academia, state and central governments, multi & bi-lateral agencies and civil society groups. PHFI is a response to redress the limited institutional capacity in India for strengthening training, research and policy development in the area of Public Health. Structured as an independent foundation, PHFI adopts a broad, integrative approach to public health, tailoring its endeavours to Indian conditions and bearing relevance to countries facing similar challenges and concerns. The PHFI focuses on broad dimensions of public health that encompass promotive, preventive and therapeutic services, many of which are frequently lost sight of in policy planning as well as in popular understanding. The Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, launched PHFI on March 28, 2006 at New Delhi. PHFI recognizes the fact that meeting the shortfall of health professionals is imperative to a sustained and holistic response to the public health concerns in the country which in turn requires health care to be addressed not only from the scientific perspective of what works, but also from the social perspective of, who needs it the most. Their Vision Their vision is to strengthen India’s public health institutional and systems capability and provide knowledge to achieve better health outcomes for all Their mission: - Developing the public health workforce and setting standards - Advancing public health research and technology - Strengthening knowledge application and evidence-informed public health practice and policy At the time of launch in 2006, PHFI had set out its Charter focused on building institutional capacity in India for strengthening education, training, research and policy development in the area of Public Health. The Charter goals are: establishing new institutes of public health, assisting existing institutes to enhance their capacity and output, promoting research in prioritised areas of public health to inform policy and empower programmes, facilitating policy development, programme evaluation, and advocacy on public health related issues, and enabling the setting of standards in public health education. The Vision and Mission statements of PHFI, that builds on and drawn from the earlier Charter, was adopted in 2012 along with the Values statement.
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Careers

Staff at Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) have experience in

Sectors

  • reproductive health
  • research & development
  • systems
  • hiv/aids
  • monitoring / evaluation

Funders

  • goal global
  • bloomberg philantrophies
  • bill & melinda gates foundation (b&mgf)

Countries

  • india
  • australia
  • tanzania
  • germany

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Experience

HIV/AIDS
Reproductive Health
Events / Training
Services
Monitoring / Evaluation
Architecture / Design
Data Management
Disaster Preparation
International Law
Community Participation / Employment

Contract Awards

Contact Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)

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  • Dr. Subhadra Menon
    Head of Communications
    Primary Contact
    +91 11 49566000
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Company Offices

  • India (headquarters)
  • New Delhi
  • ISID Campus 4 Institutional Area Vasant Kunj
  • India
  • New Delhi
  • PHD House 2nd Floor 4/2 Sirifort Institutional Area August Kranti Marg