PHFI Delhi Certificate Course in Research Ethics Distance mode 2018

Public Health Foundation of India Certificate Course in Research Ethics Distance Learning June 2018 Batch

Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) Delhi invites application for Admission into three months Certificate Course in Research Ethics for June 2018 Batch (By Distance Learning/E–Learning Mode)


Important Dates

Last Date for Submission of Online Application is:  30th May 2018


  • This course aims to sensitize members of ethics committees, researchers and students on the ethical principles of research ethics in humans, essentially in the context of public health research and implementation trials
  • Real time situations and examples of challenging situations which are common in every day research and practice can be viewed through suggested links of videos
  • The focus of this course would be more related to public health research and implementation research


Course Design & Duration

  • The course is designed as a three month computer based online distance learning program, largely self-taught, complimented with online lectures, suggested video films and online resources. English would be the language of instruction


Eligibility Criteria

The course is open to the following candidates:

  • Members of ethics committees, investigators, doctors, and public health researchers; graduates from medicine or other health sciences (dentists, physiotherapists, nurses, pharmacists etc.), who would be getting into research with humans; Medical doctors desirous to do their dissertation for their MD, MS, McH, DNB, DM
  • Even doctors, nurses, dentists, physiotherapists who intend to get only into clinical practice would benefit from it as they would be able to assess the ETHIC Sethics of any research article which they read
  • The course is suggested for all MBBS graduates, those doing post graduation in any medical field (DNB, MD, MS, DM, M.Ch, MDS) and also young researchers embarking into research, research associates, research fellows, project directors, research officers, field workers, and research coordinators
  • All personnel indulging in research would benefit


Selection Process

  • Eligible candidates would be screened based on their application and statement of purpose by the selection committee. Decision taken by the selection committee will be final


Teaching & Course Delivery Methodology

  • The course will be delivered in the hybrid / blended learning mode i.e. through a combination of online lectures, live interactive sessions, interactive discussion board and recommended readings from journal articles/ links



  • Students will be evaluated through online exams in the form of MCQs and participation in live interactive session


Course Fee

  • The course fee is INR 9000 for Indian, South Asian Nationals is 150 USD and USD 330 for other international candidates



  • Program brochures and application forms are available on the PHFI website
  • Submit your filled application form at the address: Program Officer: Academic Programs (Distance Education) Indian Institute of Public Health – Delhi Plot no-34, Sector no-44, Institutional Area, Gurgaon-122002


PHFI, Delhi

Senior Program Officer – Academic Programs (Distance Education), Public Health Foundation of India, Indian Institute of Public Health-Delhi, Plot No. 47, Sector No. 44, Institutional Area, Gurgaon-122002, Haryana, India, Tel: +91 124 4722900; Email: [email protected], Website



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