Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Workshop @ PHFI

Dear Sir/Madam,

Greetings from Public Health Foundation of India !

*The Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi (IIPH-D)*, established by the Public Health Foundation of India (www.phfi.org)
, has successfully been functioning since past 8 years as one of the nodal institutions for public health education, advocacy, research and
practice by providing quality public health training to graduates of diverse disciplines. Apart from conducting full time academic courses,
we also have been organizing several short term trainings. As a part of 'Workshop Series 2014-2015' we are inviting applications for a four day workshop on *'Skills for Implementing Adolescent Health Programmes'* scheduled on *January 6 - 9, 2015.*

Adolescence is a critical phase of life in which an individual undergoes physical, cognitive and emotional changes. One fifth of the
Indian population comprises of adolescents, a significant population whose health status is a key determinant of the country's overall
development. This group has specific health issues and needs which calls for concerted attention and action. Planning and implementation
of health programs for adolescents require specific skills and adoption of approaches to encourage involvement of adolescents in the
programs, to understand their issues and to enable them adopt healthy lifestyle and practices. The training workshop will strengthen the competency-knowledge and skills of participants in using various approaches while planning and implementing adolescent health programs.

*Key Contents:-*

The training will focus on building skills in implementation techniques related to:

• */Identifying health issues concerning adolescents/*
• */Planning for Adolescent Health Programs/*
• */Peer education approach/*
• */Counselling/*
• */Life-skills education/*
• */Nutrition and health education/*
• */Community mobilization/*
• */Behaviour Change Communication approach/*
• */Managing adolescent health program-monitoring & supportive

*Who should attend?*

This workshop is ideal for ARSH Program implementers at state and district level, Programme/Project Managers of NGOs implementing
Adolescent Health Programs, Program Researchers, Counselors in schools, School teachers and faculty of academic institutions involved
in teaching Adolescent Health programs.

*Workshop venue:*
*Indian Institute of Public Health-Delhi*
Plot 47, Sector 44, Institutional Area
Gurgaon-122002, Haryana, India
*Tel:* +91 124 4722900
*Registration Fee:*
*Indian participants:*7200 INR per participant
*International participants:*14400 INR per participant
*Accommodation (Optional):*4000 INR per national/ international participant for four days student hostel accommodation (Double
occupancy (Non-AC) including meals)

*How to register:*

Registration form and flyer can be accessed and downloaded by double click at the following:
*Link:-**Skills for Implementing Adolescent Health Programmes (Jan 6 -9, 2015)*
Interested participants may send their completed registration form to Programme Officer- Trainings along with the fees by Demand Draft, in
favor of *"Public Health Foundation of India"* payable at New Delhi or * by electronic transfer*. Foreign nationals are requested to
make only E-transfer to submit the fee. Registration fee includes workshop kit, lunch and refreshments.

*Last date of registration:**December 23, 2014*

*The registration will be confirmed on first come first served basis.*

To access and download the complete brochure of the workshop series, please click:

*Link:-**Workshop Series 2014-2015*

*Key Resource Faculty:*

*Ms. Anjali Singh*, Associate Professor, IIPH Delhi

Ms. Anjali Singh who is a faculty at the institute will be the key resource faculty. She was awarded Future Faculty Fellowship to do MPH
from Melbourne University, Australia. Anjali has 14 years of progressive work experience in the area of public health including
RCH, HIV/AIDS and adolescent health programs. Currently she is involved in teaching, training and research in public health. Anjali
is currently Faculty Lead for the Certificate course in STI and HIV/AIDS and has contributed in development of the course. Her areas
of interest are Reproductive and Child Health, Adolescents, STI and HIV/AIDS and Behaviour Change Communication.

*Dr. Jyoti Sharma*, Associate Professor, IIPH Delhi

Dr. Jyoti Sharma holds a PhD in Nutrition, she is a fellow of future faculty programme of PHFI/ Wellcome trust. As a future faculty fellow
she completed M.Sc. in Public health from University of Edinburgh and training in Nutrition Epidemiology from Imperial College, London. At
Indian Institute of Public Health Delhi, she is faculty lead for Distance Learning Diploma in Public Health Nutrition. Her areas of interest are maternal and child health and adolescent health, Public Health Nutrition.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Warm regards,
*Ms Tanuja Bhandari*
Programme Officer - Trainings
Indian Institute of Public Health-Delhi
Plot 47, Sector 44, Institutional Area
Gurgaon-122002, Haryana, India
*Tel:* +91 124 4722900 (Extn: 4110)
*Email:**trainings@iiphd.org* <mailto:trainings@iiphd.org>


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