School of Public Health at AIIMS Jodhpur has been established to provide excellence in public health education, research and training along with highest standard of care to community. The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at AIIMS, Jodhpur was started in 2017 with the view of finding solutions for multitude of Public Health problems, to expand the existing capacity and to ensure that critical mass of Public Health experts is built and maintained. Since then, professionals are provided with the critical multidisciplinary training to help tackle various public health issues and achieve leadership positions. Recently, the Executive Program in Public Health Policy, Leadership and Management has also been started by to cater to the mid and senior level Public Health Managers.
SPH has been actively site in numerous projects carried out in collaboration with other organizations of national and international importance, such as “WHO Unity Study: Assessment of risk factors for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)”, “ICMR Study on COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness”, “National Clinical Registry for COVID-19”, “Resource Center: Health Technology Assessment”, “WHO ICOPE (Integrated Care of Older Persons) model of assessment, care and referral of older persons”, “Assessment of effectiveness of IT enabled Equipment Management & Maintenance System (e-Upkaran) in Rajasthan”, “Randomized Multicentric Trial to determine the therapeutic efficacy of Ayush medicine NOQ19 in treatment of symptomatic COVID-19 patients”, “Effectiveness of Covaxin and Covishield Vaccines”, “Phase III, Randomized, Multi-centric Trial to Evaluate Efficacy, Safety and Immunogenicity of Novel Corona Virus -2019-nCov Vaccine”, “Model Health Promoting School Initiative by School of Public Health, AIIMS Jodhpur: A Feasibility Study”, “Overview of eHealth initiative in Rajasthan: An exploratory study”.
Along with the research, the school has been involved in various community-based activities independently, and in collaboration with various NGOs and state health authorities. WHO MR Campaign, Intensified Mission Indradhanush Program, Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan, COVID Vaccination, National Vector Bourne Disease Control Programme, National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases & Stroke, Rapid Response Team for Swine Flu Surveillance, Breast Cancer Screening and Self Examination Sensitization to name a few and many other community based health screening and sensitization camps through the Social Outreach Cell of SPH, AIIMS Jodhpur.
Over the years, our students have been offered placements at various national institutes such as National Health Systems Resource Center, New Delhi; Care India; HelpAge International; National Institute for Implementation Research on Non-Communicable Diseases; INCELN; National Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases; Regional Medical Research Center, Bhubaneshwar; PGIMER, Chandigarh and AIIMS Rishikesh and AIIMS Jodhpur.