The current state of public health education in India: A scoping review
The project aims to assess the current status of all the public health programs across India. The project focuses on the undergraduates, graduates, PhD and diploma public health programs administered in India.
Objective: This scoping review aims to examine the characteristics of public health education programs available in India's varied geographical and regional contexts.
Duration: 1 year
Methods: It examines sixteen program-related descriptors across public health Doctoral, Masters, Bachelors, and Diploma education programs offered. Information was retrieved through institutional websites.
Our study will examine the characteristics of the various public health education programs offered across various geographic settings of India. The study will evaluate program-related descriptors such as mode of delivery, program duration, program fee, program content, internship opportunities, scholarship, and competencies that students acquire to prepare this workforce that has the skills, knowledge, and expertise to respond to the public health emerging threats and challenges of the 21st century.