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17.01.17
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Web-based intervention for stroke patients finalist in recent International Student Innovation Award

PHFI-UKC is proud to present this short profile written for the LSHTM website of Sureshkumar Kamalakannan who recently completed his PhD through the PHFI-UKC at LSHTM. During this time, Sureshkumar developed ‘Care for Stroke’, a web-based intervention to help stroke patients in India recover at home. Suresh was nominated for the recent International Student Innovation Award,  which...

12.12.16
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CRDF Krithiga Shridhar e-published in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health.

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that Careeer Research Development Fellow Krithiga Shridhar has been e-published ahead of print in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. Please click the link to read the critical review in full http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4788701/

08.11.16
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CDRF Poornima Prabhakaran presenting at the 9th World Congress of the International Society of Developmental Origins of Heath and Disease (DOHaD)

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that CDRF Poornima Prabhakaran will make two oral presentations at the 9th World Congress of the International Society of Developmental Origins of Heath and Disease (DOHaD) held in Cape Town, South Africa this week.

28.10.16
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University of Southampton ‘Tools for getting started in research’ course running 4-6 January 2017 just announced

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that the University of Southampton are running a tools for getting started in epidemiology course for clinicians Wednesday January 4th – Friday January 6th. The full residential fee is £420. This covers all tuition and full board including lunches on all three days and the course dinner that will be held on the Thursday evening at a local restaurant. If...

01.09.16
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Two new short courses dealing with arts and economics announced in September 2016 and March 2017

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that two new shorts courses have been approved and are scheduled to take place as part of our extension phase. Public Health, Arts & the Media which will take place in NCR (Gurgaon & Delhi) in September of this year. Economic Evaluation which will take place in IIPHD in March 2017.

01.09.16
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CDRF Sutapa Agrawal has been published by the Center for Policy on Aging

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that CDRF Sutapa Agrawal has been published by the Center for Policy on Aging. Please follow the link to the selected readings in full http://www.cpa.org.uk/information/readings/anxiety.pdf...

02.08.16
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CRDF Krithiga Shridhar published by BMC Public Health

CRDF Krithiga Shridhar published by BMC Public Health. Please click the link to read the study in full http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4970267/

28.07.16
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CDRF Sutapa Agrawal in TV feature on Indian children suffering from stunted growth

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that CDRF Sutapa Agrawal has presented a TV feature on Indian children suffering from stunted growth. Please follow the link to the watch the feature in full http://presstv.ir/Detail/2016/07/28/477258/Indian-children-growth-

05.06.16
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CDRF Krithiga Shridhar published in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that Careeer Research Development Fellow Krithiga Shridhar has been published in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. Please click the link to read the analysis in full http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4911594/

20.05.16
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CDRF Sutapa Agrawal has been e-published ahead of print by the National Center for Biotechnology Information

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that CDRF Sutapa Agrawal has been e-published ahead of print by the National Center for Biotechnology Information. Please follow the link to the systematic review on dietary patterns in full www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27146890...

11.04.16
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CDRF Sutapa Agrawal has been appointed as Associate Editor as the MedCrave Online Journal Public Health

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that CDRF Sutapa Agrawal has been invited to become a member of the Expert Group on Metabolic and Auto-immune Diseases under Chronic Diseases Biology, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India (April 2015-March 2018).

07.04.16
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CDRF Indranil Mukhopadhyay published in Economic & Political Weekly

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that CDRF Indranil Mukhopadhyay is to be published in Economic & Political Weekly again this week. Please follow the link below to view the article entitled “No respite for public health” in full. http://www.epw.in/journal/2016/16/budget-2016%E2%80%9317/no-respite-public-health.html?0=ip_login_no_cache%3D1aee0001520c72ca4f070e5545458e5c...

01.04.16
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PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that Sonalini Khetrepal has passed her PhD

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that Sonalini Khetrepal has passed her PhD and would like to thank Prof. Anne Mills, Dr. Arnab Acharya and Prof. Sanjay Zodpey for their support of Sonalini in her work since 2010.

15.03.16
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CDRF Sutapa Agrawal has been appointed as Associate Editor as the MedCrave Online Journal Public Health.

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that CDRF Sutapa Agrawal has been appointed as Associate Editor as the MedCrave Online Journal Public Health. 

14.02.16
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CDRF Poornima Prabhakaran presenting at the meeting of the SNEHA India society

PHFI UKC are delighted to announce that CDRF Poornima Prabhakaran will be presenting an abstract from work done under her CDRF presented as an oral presentation at the meeting of the Society for Nutrition, Education & Health Action India society this week.

10.02.16
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CDRF Aastha Aggarwal ‘DNA methylation markers for oral pre-cancer progression’

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that CDRF Aastha Aggarwal has been published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information. Please follow the link to read the critical review in full http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26690652...

25.01.16
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CDRF Indranil Mukhopadhyay published in Economic & Political Weekly

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that CDRF Indranil Mukhopadhyay is to be published in Economic & Political Weekly this week. Please follow the link below to view the paper entitled “NSSO 71st Round Data on Health and Beyond: Questioning Frameworks of Analysis” in full. http://www.academia.edu/20673658/NSSO_71st_Round_Data_on_Health_and_Beyond_Questioning_Frameworks_of_Analysis...

01.12.15
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PhD student Shivani Mathur awarded the Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that PhD student Shivani Mathur is named on a paper that has been awarded the Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence/Author of the Winner/Outstanding Paper Award 2015 for an article titled – ‘Enhancing mental health literacy in India to reduce stigma: the fountainhead to improve help-seeking behaviour’ in the Journal of Public Mental...

30.11.15
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PhD student Shivani Mathur awarded the Queen’s Young Leaders Runner-Up Award (2015)

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that PhD student Shivani Mathur awarded the Queen’s Young Leaders Runner-Up Award (2015). The Award celebrates extraordinary people aged 18-29, selected from across all 53 countries of the Commonwealth, who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives.

28.10.15
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CDRF Poornima Prabhakaran e-published ahead of print in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that CDRF Poornima Prabhakaran has been e-published ahead of print in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. Please click the link below to read the publication in full http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26508461...

12.10.15
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Brand new ‘Scientific Writing Skills’ course starting this month

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that staff based at the UK Secretariat in LSHTM have developed a course on Scientific Writing Skills to be delivered to early and mid-career faculty across PHFI and the IIPHs. The course is delivered using a mix of online lectures and interactive group work and over a hundred participants have signed up for the course so far. For further information please...

15.09.15
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CDRF Aastha Aggarwal ‘Adolescent undernutrition and early adulthood bone mass in an urbanizing rural community in India’

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that CDRF Aastha Aggarwal has been e-published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information. For more, please follow the link http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26323265...

01.07.15
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CDRF Indranil Mukhopadhyay presenting two papers in Milan, Italy this week

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that CDRF student Indranil will present two papers in Milan, Italy.

08.06.15
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A monograph on oral health inequalities released last week by ICOHIRP

PHFI-UKC would like to bring your attention to a monograph on oral health inequalities released last week by Prof. Kevin Fenton (Public Health England) and Prof. Sir Michael Marmot at the International Centre for Oral Health Inequalities Research and Policy (ICOHIRP).

04.06.15
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Dr. Manu Raj Mathur’s article on India’s National Health Policy published in the British Medical Journal

PHFI-UKC are delighted to announce that an article on India’s National Health Policy by Career Development Research Fellow Dr. Manu Raj Mathur MPH PhD has been published in the British Medical Journal today. Please find attached the article in full. India’s NHP! Mathur et al 2015! BMJ...

28.04.15
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Findings by WT Research Fellow Sunil George published as an open access article

We are delighted to report that an article reporting findings from research done by Sunil George, a WT Research Fellow has now been published as an open access article in Culture Health and Sexuality. The study was based on interviews with HIV positive women and children taking ART.

27.04.15
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CCCC Report and Brochure

Dear colleagues, We are proud to bring you news of the CCCC report and brochure published earlier this month. Please feel free to contact us for a full copy for yourself or if you wish to circulate it to anyone who may be interested in this initiative.

10.03.15
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PhD Ajay V.S.’s innovation selected for Exhibition on Innovations in Medical Science and Biotechnology at the Presidential Palace of India this week.

PHFI-UKC news are proud to report that The Indian Council for Medical Research has selected an innovation from Ajay V.S.’s PhD work titled ‘mPower Decision Support Software for Primary care physicians’ as a showpiece for the ‘Exhibition on Innovations in Medical Science and Biotechnology’ taking place at the Presidential Palace of India (Rashtrapati Bhavan) this week.

01.03.15
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PHFI-UKC student Gaurang Nazar invited to present at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco and Health

PHFI-UKC news are proud to report that Gaurang Nazar has been invited to present on “Socio-economic inequalities in secondhand smoke exposure at home and at workplace in fifteen low and middle-income countries (LMICs)” at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco and Health in Abu Dhabi, UAE this month.

24.11.14
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PHFI-UKC Research Fellow Jeemon Panniyammakal featured in LSTHM podcast

The November podcast includes an interview with Jeemon Panniyammakal, a PHFI-UKC Research Fellow. His interview is to do with reducing cardiovascular disease in India. To listen to the podcast please visit the LSHTM website. The interview is also available in its entirety here.

21.11.14
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Open Access : Making your research freely accessible online

Details and benefits of Open Access No subscription costs with worldwide accessibility Citation advantage over publications available for a fee, as open access helps to maximise views and downloads Can lead to new research students at universities and help kick-start new collaborations between researchers...

18.11.14
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Progress, Priorities and Partnerships

PHFI is helping to build institutional and systems capacity in India for strengthening education, training, research, technology, innovation, practice and policy in Public Health Please click on the image below to view an update on PHFI Progress, Priorities and Partnerships.

17.09.14
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First Announcement of the international conference on reducing the burden of preventable infections organized by Indian Institute of Public Health in Gandhinagar

Date: 15th and 16th October, 2014 Venue: Hotel Pride AHMEDABAD, India Register:  www.infection-reduction-ahmedabad-2014.in Organized by Indian Institute of Public Health – Gandhinagar Worldwide, 1.4 million children die each year from preventable diarrheal diseases and some 88% of...