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The KIIT School of Public Health (KSPH), of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology- a Deemed to be University, was established in the year 2015 with a mission to (i) develop competent public health workforce and setting standards in various domains of public health; (ii) inculcate interventional approaches to public health research and technology and (iii) strengthen knowledge based application and evidence informed public health practice and policy. In order to pursue this mission, the school is engaged in producing knowledge through research, higher education, and translates knowledge into evidence that can be communicated to the public, policy makers and practitioners to improve the health of population. The KSPH is mandated to (i) provide student centric and world class quality teaching for the fresher’s and in-service candidates (ii) undertake evidence based research, and (iii) facilitate service provision to the community through local, national and international collaboration.

The KSPH is well equipped with student friendly learning environment with modern facilities (Wi-Fi Multimedia) in class room; facility based field practice areas in the community. Since inception, the school has been involved in conducting various research activities, consultancy services, advocacy and has become a part of international network of professional organizations.

KIIT has been engaged in various research activities in public health domain.

A decision has been taken to establish the School of Public Health in the year 2015 under KIIT.

This decision is driven by a situation analysis of

  • India’s public health vulnerability in today’s global village in the context of its huge population, socio-cultural diversity, the epidemiologic transition, and the challenges of triple burden of disease
  • Performance of India’s vast net work of public and private health infrastructure at primary, secondary, and tertiary level
  • Country scenario of public health education system, the requirement and shortage of public health professionals, and the competency level they need to tackle the complex public health challenges of 21st century
  • Policy directives under National Health Policy (NHP), National Health Research Policy(NHRP), National Health Mission (NHM) and Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
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International Conference on “Public Policy and Governance including Public Policy to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC)”

International Conference on “Public Policy and Governance including Public Policy to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) was held from 28th February to 1st March, 2018 at convention centre, KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar in collaboration with Asia-Pacific Public Policy Network (APPN). The Indian Public Policy network (IPPN) was also launched during the conference. Participants from 5 countries like Singapore, Brazil, Philippines, Nepal, Bangladesh and India took part in the deliberations and 38 papers were presented.