To develop human resource with expertise.
se in the field of public health and epidemiology, who can ensure comprehensive health
development of the community and better quality of life.
To create good advocates for launching public health movements
To promote the understanding of the need to integrate social and cultural factors and
determinants into the practice of public health
To develop qualities that encourage the development of innovative and alternative
approaches to meet the varying local needs of communities
To train students in health services/systems research in order to encourage this as an
integral part of health administration/management
Objectives of the BPH programme
1.To prepare public health practitioners having the
knowledge and skills of community diagnosis
ability to design strategies to enhance community health
skills to implement intervention programs
skills to develop public health policy
knowledge to evaluate the impact of public health policies on community
leadership skills in public health administration
2. To evolve public health as a discipline in Indian Universities, with these departments having the objective of training public health researchers who will produce data for planning public health policies.