Instituted in 2009, as Department of Public Health; PSPH emerged as a constituent unit of MAHE in 2017 encompassing the Departments of Data Science, Health Information, Health Innovation, Health Policy and Global Health. We aspire to evolve as a focal point of multi-disciplinary research and education on 'Public Health and Wellbeing', having a well-established network with public, private and governmental institutions nationly and internationally.
The post-graduate programmes in Biostatistics, Data Science, Hospital Administration, Public Health and Social Work, build equipped workforce of professionals with expertise in a broad range of public health and social issues prevalent in the community. This enables us to plan and execute necessary interventions.
The institution aims to be a ”game-changer” in academia and research, translating evidence into policy decisions to attain excellence and sustainability in public health by training next-generation public health leaders.
Prasanna School of Public Health offers multi-disciplinary programmes for both the industry and academia. We offer six postgraduate programmes and four certificate courses.
Prasanna School of Public Health seeks to facilitate and pursue new research initiatives that cut across the traditional disciplinary lines enhancing the research capacity through academic and outreach initiatives. PSPH has created inter-disciplinary research units to build research appetite among its faculty and students and to develop networks with researchers, research centers building, industry and community.
Collaborating with several premier institutions across the globe, Prasanna School of Public Health offers opportunities for student and faculty exchange programs, collaborative research and other academic engagements.
Departments and Programmes
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E-Workshop - Tool Development and Survey Data Analysis using Jamovi: December 28-30, 2020
Department of Data Science, Prasanna School of Public Health is organizing an e-Workshop on "Tool Development and Survey Data Analysis using Jamovi" during December 28-30, 2020. This three-day e-Workshop will introduce statistical concepts associated with design and analysis of questionnaire and survey data with hands-on activities using JAMOVI: A well-known Graphical User Interface Software built on R. This e-workshop is organized for the benefit of faculty, students, scholars and staff with an interest in this discipline. The registration fee for participants within MAHE is Rs 1000/- INR. For outstation participants, the fee is Rs 1180/- INR. For further communications, you may reach out to email@example.com
Webinar - Designing Personal Health and Care: December 12, 2020
Manipal School of Life Sciences together with Prasanna School of Public Health are organizing a webinar on ‘Designing Personal Health and Care’ on December 12, 2020.
Research Cell Meeting: November 28, 2020
The Research Cell, Innovation Cell and the Scientific Committee of PSPH are organizing an invited talk on "Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship: Opportunities at Manipal-GoK Bio-incubator" through Microsoft Teams on November 28, 2020 (Saturday) during 16:00-17:00 hours IST. Dr Manesh Thomas (CEO, MAHE-GoK Bioincubator) is the resource person for the event.
Webinar - One Health: Animal to Human Disease Reservoir Hosts in Karnataka and India: November 25, 2020
Centre for One Health, Prasanna School of Public Health is organizing a webinar on "One Health: Animal to Human Disease Reservoir Hosts in Karnataka and India" through Microsoft Teams on November 25, 2020 (Wednesday), 14:00 - 15:30 hours IST. Dr Harish Tamanakar (Deputy Director, District Animal Husbandry Office, Udupi) and Dr Michael Walsh (Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, Australia and Adjunct Professor, Centre for One Health, Prasanna School of Public Health) will be the invited speakers for the webinar.
Webinar - United to Preserve Antibiotics: November 19, 2020
Prasanna School of Public Health cordially invites you to the webinar (an initiative co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union) on the theme "United to Preserve Antibiotics" on November 19, 2020 (15:00-16:00 IST via Zoom Meetings) as part of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2020. Dr Jyoti Joshi (Head- South Asia, Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy & Adjunct Professor, Amity Institute of Public Health, Amity University, Noida, India) will be the resource person for this event.
Webinar - Hackobrain - Final Episode 6 - Substance Abuse & Suicide Prevention: November 7, 2020
MSW Program, Department of Global Health together with The Department of Psychiatry, Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal and Life Forward Foundation are jointly organizing ‘Hackobrain – Final Episode 6 – Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention’ on November 7, 2020 (16:00 - 17:00 hours IST). Mr Praveen A (Assistant Professor, Psycho-Social Consultant, Department of Psychiatry at Hombelaku Psychiatric Rehabilitation Centre, KMC) and Dr Thippeswami V (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, KMC) will be the resource persons for this webinar.
Research Cell Meeting: October 24, 2020
The Research Cell together with Innovation Cell and the Scientific Committee of PSPH are organizing a meeting through Microsoft Teams during 16:00-17:00 hours IST of October 24, 2020 (Saturday). Dr. Rohan S Monis (Chief Administrative Medical Officer, Kanachur Hospital and Research Centre, A Unit of Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences, University Road, Natekal, Mangalore) will deliver an invited talk on ‘Leading Covid-19 Management in Hospitals: Lessons learned, and how do we be prepared in the future’. This will be followed by presentations by scholars of PSPH.
Webinar - Environmental Health : Celebrate Biodiversity: October 20, 2020
MPH Program, Department of Health Policy, Prasanna School of Public Health, MAHE, Manipal is Organizing a Webinar on 'Environmental Health : Celebrate Biodiversity' on October 20, 2020 through Microsoft Teams. Dr. Yellappa Reddy (Chairman, Bangalore Environment Trust), Dr. S Pruthvish (Consultant ICMR-NCDIR-National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research, Bengaluru; President - SOCHARA - an NGO in Bengaluru) will be the Speakers for the Webinar.
Webinar - Cancer Prevention and Healthy Lifestyle: October 5, 2020
MSW Program, Prasanna School of Public Health, MAHE, Manipal in Collaboration with Sanjeevani - Life Beyond Cancer is Organizing a Webinar on 'Cancer Prevention and Healthy Lifestyle' on Monday, October 5, 2020.