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Updated On - Thursday, 02 February 2023

All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health (AIIH&PH), is a pioneering Indian institute for research and training in public health and allied sciences in Kolkata. It was established on 30 December 1932 with assistance from the Rockefeller Foundation. It functions under Director General of Health Services, New Delhi, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and is now affiliated with West Bengal University of Health Sciences, established in 2003.

It is also one of the nine institutions in India, which offer Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Health Management. While the main campus is at Chittaranjan Avenue, in 2011 its second campus at Salt Lake City, Kolkata also became operational.

Established with the aid of Rockefeller Foundation, AIIHPH was inaugurated by Sir John Anderson, the Governor of Bengal on December 30, 1932. The AIIH&PH was a constituent college of the University of Calcutta. Since its inception, the college is in collaboration with the faculty of the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine. In 1953, the Institute was accredited by WHO and UNICEF as an International Training Centre. The institute carried out the first village health survey in India in 1944-1945, in which general health survey of nearly 1200 families comprising 7000 members in West Bengal was done. After independence, extension plans were drawn in 1950, cost of 90 lakhs, shared equally by Union Health Ministry and United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund, to build a Child and Maternity Health section at the institute. 

College Facilities
Computer lab
Contact Details

110, Chittaranjan Avenue

Kolkata West Bengal 700073

Phone: 91-33-2241-3954 (Director) 91-33-2241-2860 91-33-2241-3831, 2257-1048 (PBX)
Fax: 91-33-2241-2888 / 2539 / 0975 / 8717
Email: aiihph@cal.vsnl.net.in; nn_das@hotmail.com
Website: www.aiihph.gov.in

Course Type: Diploma
Fees: Rs. 7500/- Per Month
Study Mode: Full Time
1 Year
Course Type: Degree
Fees: Rs. 65,000/- Per Month
Study Mode: Full Time
3 Years
Course Type: Diploma
Study Mode: Full Time
Course Type: Degree
Study Mode: Full Time
2 Years

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