As part of the THETA project (Towards Health Equity & Transformative Action on tribal health), India Alliance fellow Dr Prashanth N Srinivas and his team at IPH Bengaluru plan to set up a Planetary Health Interpretation Centre in Pakke Tiger Reserve, Arunachal...
The Fellowships programme will equip public health researchers with the ability to frame health policy and systems research questions, design and conduct a study to address the question and engage stakeholders (community, policymakers and researchers) with the research findings.
The programme takes a blended learning approach for a duration of 18 months with an online foundation component, a week-long workshop, followed by the opportunity to implement a research proposal through a seed grant of Rs. 6 lakhs.
11.00 AM - 12.30 PM 18-November-2020 Title: "Strengthening the Resilience of India’s Plural Health System: Lessons from the COVID19 Crisis" Speakers: Dr. Saradindu Bhaduri Associate Professor Centre for Studies in Science Policy Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)– New...
11:00 am - 12:30 pmTitle: Lessons from the COVID-19 Crisis The University of Trans-Disciplinary Health Sciences and Technology (TDU) – Bengaluru in collaboration with Institute of Public Health (IPH) – Bengaluru and Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health,...
Dr. Upendra Bhojani was invited to be a member of a Technical Advisory Panel for the South Asian Regional Consortium Centre for Combating Tobacco (SARC-CCT), Colombo. Other members of the Technical Advisory Panel include Dr. Rana J Singh, Prof. Stella Bialous, Dr....
3.00 PM - 5.00 PM14-August-2020Title: "Differential Experience to COVID-19 and its Control Measures in India"Speakers: Md. Gufran Alam from Aman Biradari Trust (New Delhi) Rohini Chhari from Bhoomi Gramotthan Evam Shabhagi Gramin Vikas Sanstha, Morena (Madhya...
Dr. Gita SenAbout Orator28-August-2020Dr. Gita SenFounder & Member of the Executive Committee of Development Alternatives with Women.Currently serves on the Scientific & Technical Advisory Group of WHO’s Department of Reproductive Health and Research.Co-chair...
In a project commissioned by the State Anti-Tobacco Cell (Dept Health and Family Welfare Services, GOK), Riddhi and Upendra, researchers at the DEEP project at IPH, with the help of intern Neema Joseph, historically mapped and analyzed various tobacco-related litigations in Karnataka high court in order to identify the stakeholders as well as common laws/arguments used by these stakeholders in shaping tobacco regulations in Karnataka.
A team from the Chronic Health Conditions and Public Policies cluster at IPH had undertaken a consultancy project with Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation and Salaam Bombay Foundation. This project involved the evaluation of the LifeFirst program, a standardized tobacco- and...
On May 29th, 2020 the National Summit was held virtually, the main theme was on “Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use” , and organised “by Resource Centre for Tobacco Control (E-RCTC), PGIMER Chandigarh in...
“My family member is in prison”: Insights from research and interventions with families of the incarcerated
On July 9th, Shivangi Gupta, a psychotherapist and doctoral student at Virginia Tech University will present a seminar titled “My family member is in prison: Insights from research and interventions with families of the incarcerated”
Report of the Expert consultation to review the design of India Health Policy & Systems Research Fellowship Program held on 24 June 2020
Strengthening health systems requires a system thinking lens, an acknowledgement of complexity in bringing about transformational change as well as putting people at the center of change. Approaches that integrate these are often lacking due to limited capacity in...
On May 15th, 2020, Dr. Justin Jagosh, Director, Centre for Advancement in Realist Evaluation and Synthesis (CARES), UK, will be presenting a webinar titled “Public Health Architecture and Realist Methodology.”
Dr. Prashanth N Srinivas Faculty and DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance fellow at the Institute of Public Health Bengaluru, participated in the GreenHub Dialogues series of webinar focusing on COVID-19.
The conversation is moderated by Shibani Chaudhury of GreenHub. Prashanth reflects on the wider systemic issues that is shaping the COVID-19 response particularly drawing from the OneHealth, social determinants of health and health inequities in India. The dialogues are expected to make us question our choices; rethink our responses; recalibrate ideas of equity, sustainability and health. And crucially, remind ourselves that humans are a subset of nature, not vice versa. He also talks about the preparedness of the community during the COVID-19 disaster (See IPH’s COVID-19 response and our efforts to improve PHC preparedness here- https://iphindia.org/iph-contributing-to-fight-covid-19/
IPH seminar: Exploring self-reliance for primary healthcare among families and communities using traditional medicine in Karnataka and Kerala
On March 12, Shivanand S, PhD Scholar at TDU and IPH, will be presenting a seminar titled “Exploring self-reliance for primary healthcare among families and communities using traditional medicine in Karnataka and Kerala.”
ಸೋಲಿಗ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಸಂಘದ ಬೆಳ್ಳಿ ಹಬ್ಬ ದಿನಾಂಕ 28/02/2020 ಚಾಮರಾಜನಗರ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯ ಹನೂರು ತಾಲೂಕು ಪೊನ್ನಾಚಿ ಗ್ರಾಮದಲ್ಲಿ ಸೋಲಿಗ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಸಂಘದ 25ನೇ ವರ್ಷದ ಬೆಳ್ಳಿ ಮಹೋತ್ಸವವನ್ನು ಶಾಸಕರಾದ ಆರ್ ನರೇಂದ್ರ ಉದ್ಘಾಟಿಸಿದರು. ಉದ್ಘಾಟನಾ ಭಾಷಣದಲ್ಲಿ ಆರೋಗ್ಯ ಮತ್ತು ಶಿಕ್ಷಣದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಹೆಚ್ಚು ಮಹತ್ವ ನೀಡಬೇಕು ಎಂದು...
IPH Annual day Oration 2019 | Bangalore – This is the second IPH annual day oration which will be delivered by Dr. Ravi Narayan.
On February 20, Dr. Sukanya Mohanty, Consultant with the SPEAK team at IPH, Bengaluru, will be presenting a seminar titled “Understanding health exposures and vulnerabilities of women workers.”
1.5 lakh lives are lost every year and many more are debilitated on Indian roads due to road crashes. This causes the families of victims with immense economic hardship and emotional trauma. According to the WHO reports, road crashes are one of the leading cause of deaths among the youth between the ages of 5-29 in India and worldwide.
To make our roads safe for all road users and to reduce the crash rates, every year “National Road Safety Week” is observed throughout the country. The focus of the activities of this week is to create more awareness among road users about the road safety and to emphasize good road using practices.
To observe this year’s 31st National Road Safety Week, Institute of Public Health in association with HKBK Group of institutions and Indian Degree College under banner of Safer roads Bengaluru initiative organised a bunch of activities from 14th to 17th of Jan 2020 at our selected stretch of road in Bengaluru. Signature campaign #IResolve4RoadSafety, Quiz on road safety for public and college students, Human chains at major junctions are the main activities among all other activities.
We were at all major junctions of the selected stretch of road from Hebbal to K R Puram throughout the Road Safety Week. A signature wall with student volunteers was present at all the junctions seeking public commitment for road safety. Around 3000 people committed for safer road usage through signing on our campaign wall.
Quiz on road safety witnessed more than 5000 participation. Winners of the quiz were awarded with a ISI marked 2-wheeler helmets by #SaferroadsBLR initiative. We also engaged people through our social media platform Facebook and twitter for the broader reach.
On January 31st, Sudarshan Kottai, doctoral candidate at IIT Hyderabad, will be presenting a seminar titled ” When community care becomes community mental health: The disappearance of local voices in community mental health programmes in Kerala.”
On January 30th, Lopamudra Goswami, doctoral candidate at Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia, will be presenting her research work on surrogacy in India in a seminar titled “Understanding Surrogacy.”
IPH Seminar: A multi-level governance framework to guide the implementation of patient rights related policies in health facilities
On January 23rd, Meena Putturaj, PhD fellow at ITM, Antwerp & TDU, Bengaluru will present the scoping review protocol that she has developed as part of the first phase of her PhD on the implementation of patients rights’ related policies. Patient rights are...
The IPH Knowledge Management Committee invites you to attend the screening of "Health in All and the Tribal Population in South India." directed by professional filmmaker Lode Desmet. The film was made along with public health researchers at IPH, Bangalore and ITM,...
Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru in association with Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia will be hosting a 4-day (9th – 12th December, 2019) workshop on “Good Health Research Practice” For more details click...
The director at IPH, Dr. Upendra Bhojani, gave a public lecture at IIHS in the 'Publics' lecture series. The talk was on Dr. Bhojani’s long standing work on the role of local health systems in poor urban neighbourhoods in Bangalore. The talk...
The Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, PGIMER, organized the 2nd Public Health Policy and Management Program from 30th September to the 4th of October, 2019. The program was sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs,...
On 28th November 2019, Adhip Amin, Research Officer at IPH, Bengaluru, will present a seminar titled, “Introduction to Qualitative Comparative Analysis.”
Every year, about 1.5 lakh Indians die from road injuries while about 5 lakhs sustain serious injuries. Karnataka, with a population of over 6.1 crores, accounts for the third-largest number of road injuries and the fourth-highest number of road traffic deaths in India.
To remember the many millions killed and injured on the world’s roads, together with their families, friends and many others who are also affected, people around the world observe the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) in the month of November every year.
Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru in association with Maharani Cluster University, Bengaluru under the banner of Safer Roads Bengaluru initiative had organized an awareness program and human chain formation today by students of Maharani College, Padmasree school of public health and public health Professionals at heart of the city (from Freedom park to KR circle) to commemorate this Year’s World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR).
Shri. P C Mohan, Member of Parliament inaugurated the program. Addressing the students, he said, “Karnataka alone witnesses around ten thousand deaths and more than 50000 injuries every year due to road crashes. Adhering to traffic rules is the only way to reduce this. Youth should stop showing negligence towards traffic rules. By following traffic rules, one can, not only save his own life but also contribute to safeguarding other’s life as well.”
Addressing the students, Dr. Asha Abikar, Deputy Director of State Road Safety Authority said “Bangalore city alone witnesses around 650 road traffic deaths every year. To safeguard the lives of road users, the Government has recently amended the Motor Vehicle Act and increased the fine amount. People especially Youth should follow traffic rules and become an asset for the nation.”
Dr. Upendra Bhojani, Director of the Institute of Public Health explained about the safer roads Bengaluru initiative and stressed the need for the people’s commitment towards road safety.
The event was presided by Prof. Dr. M.S. Reddy, Special Officer, Maharani Cluster University.
Mr. Kumaraswamy who lost his 20-year-old daughter in a recent road crash explained his painful story, how negligence towards traffic rules claimed his daughter’s life and requested students to follow traffic rules.
Eating a coconut directly- On November 14, Dr. Rajeev Basapathy, volunteer at ACCORD and SOCHARA, will be presenting a seminar titled
In order to create awareness among youth, especially college students, about the road safety measures and recent amendments to MV Act, Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru and HKBK Group of Institutions with the support of State Road Safety Authority had organized an awareness program titled “The Road to Safety” under the banner of the “Safer Roads Bengaluru” initiative at HKBK group of institutions on 18th October 2019.
The main intention of organizing this event at HKBK campus is that the selected campus one of the prominent institution at our selected stretch of road and has more than 3000 students studying on that campus.
Poster presentation, skits, role-play by students on road safety, quiz competition and road safety awareness session by traffic police were organized as part of the event. Former Home Minister and present Member of Legislative Assembly Shri. K. J. George inaugurated the event. The event was presided by Shri. C. M. Faiz Mohammed, Director of HKBK Group of Institutions. Dr. Thriveni B S, public health expert and member of the BBMP NCD task force, Shri. Manzoor A. Khan, Secretary, HKBK Group of Institutions were the other guests for the event.
Winners of the competitions were rewarded ISI standard 2-wheeler helmets from the Safer Roads Bengaluru initiative. Around 600 students participated in the event.