Research Associate in Public Health Foundation of India

Organisation: Public Health Foundation of India
Closing Date: 11 Feb, 2020

The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is working towards building a healthier India. It is helping to address the limited institutional and systems capacity in India by strengthening education and training, advancing research and technology and facilitating policy and practice in the area of Public Health.  PHFI is headquartered in New Delhi with national presence through its constituent units of regional Indian Institutes of Public Health (IIPHs) and Centers of Applied Research in core public health themes. The Foundation, established in 2006 as a public private initiative, is governed by an independent board comprising of senior Government officials, eminent Indian and International academic and leaders, civil society representatives and corporate leaders. For more information, please visit the website

Job Description:
Project titled, “Assessment of Vulnerability and Threshold of Heat-related Health Hazards in four Cities of India Hospitals”. Heat wave is defined as a condition of increased atmospheric temperature that leads to physiological stress which, if not mitigated, could be lethal. Poor state of preparedness makes people more vulnerable to adverse effects of unexpected heat wave conditions. In this context, IIPH-Hyderabad propose to conduct vulnerability assessment and threshold estimation for four other cities of India with the following specific objectives:
  • To conduct vulnerability assessment for heat wave in four cities of India through household survey.
  • To explore opportunities and challenges of heat wave adaptation and document innovations on heat wave mitigation during summers.
  • To determine temperature thresholds of heat-related health hazards in four cities of India through scientific analysis of multi-sectoral data on morbidities & mortalities.
Master of Public Health (MPH) or MSc epidemiology and Biostatistics or related field.

Salary: Annual Salary (CTC) will commensurate with available skills and fitment of the incumbent as per the selection process.

How to Apply:
Interested and eligible candidates may send their updated CV to . Please mention the exact Position Code (IIPH-RSAS-103) in the subject line.

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