National Institute of Health and Family Welfare

The National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW), an autonomous organisation was established on 9th March, 1977 by the merger of two national level institutions, viz. the National Institute of Health Administration and Education (NIHAE) and the National Institute of Family Planning (NIFP). 

NIHFW is to be seen as an Institute of global repute in public health & family welfare management.

To act as think tank, catalyst & innovator for management of public health and related health & family welfare programmes by pursuing multiple functions of Education & Training, Research & Evaluation, Consultancy & Advisory services as well as provision of specialised services through inter-disciplinary teams.

Departments in NIHFW

  • Communication
  • Community Health Administration
  • Education and Training
  • Epidemiology
  • Medical Care and Hospital Administration
  • Management Sciences
  • Planning and Evaluation
  • Reproductive Biomedicine
  • Statistics and Demography
  • Social Sciences

Teaching Programmes in NIHFW

The teaching programs include:

  • M.D.Community Health Administration
  • Diploma In Health Administration
  • P.G.Diploma in Public Health Management
  • Professional Development Course (PDC)

The admissions are made through the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi as per the unversity procedures and regulations.

Institutional Training

In Service Trainings / Programmes

The in-service trainings/programmes are conducted on Health and Hospital Management, Health Communication, Training Technology, Health Systems Research, Reproductive Child Health etc. for State and District level Health Managers, faculty of training institutes,and programme managers, varying from 1 Week- 10 Weeks.

National Institute of Health and Family Welfare
Baba Gang Nath Marg, Munirka, New Delhi-110067.
Phones: 91-11-2616 5959, 91-11-2616 6441, 91-11-2618 8485, 91-11-2610 7773
Fax: 91-11-2610 1623 
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