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A platform to promote research in public health

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Logo Lore IndiaThe new fellowship to encourage young researchers looking to build a career in the area.


New Delhi. The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and SERB, (Science and Engineering Research Board), a statutory body under the Department of Science of Technology, Government of India have launched a first of kind fellowship: Public Health Research Initiative (PHRI) to advance research in areas of public health importance that have the potential of transforming public health in India. The fellowships will encourage young researchers who are looking to build a career in public health and are open to Indian nationals across the country.

PHRI will enable young Indian researchers to carry out clearly defined research project at a place of their choice up to a period of 36 months. The estimated amount of the available research grant is limited to Rs. 3 million per fellowship.

The aim of the Public Health Research Initiative (PHRI) collaboration is to strengthen and expand the knowledge base of Indian public health research and education, help build a fleet of young researchers with potential of emerging as leaders in public health who will contribute to evidence generation through research in key priority areas for action. The programme will provide a platform for innovative research and solutions to inform programme and policies.


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