Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health

Africa Training Institute is pleased to announce a Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Health (PGD PH) Course.

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Overall Course Overview

Public health is about preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the efforts of society. Whether you are already a working professional in this area, or new to the subject, this Post-Graduate Public Health programme is the ideal for those wishing to address today’s problems in public health. The programme provides students with an understanding of how different scientific disciplines can be used to investigate and then develop the best professional practice in epidemiology, public health and the social science of health…

The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, and political belief, economic or social condition. For centuries, public Health throughout the world has been recognized as having a concern for the health of humans. It has also been recognized that the treatment of illness in individual is different than public health’s focus on preventing disease and protecting the health of a population.

The Following are the Key Thematic Areas Participants Will Cover:
1.Introduction to Public Health Principles and Practice
·2.Primary Health care
·3.Communication skills in Public Health
·4.Human anatomy and physiology
5.Communicable and non-communicable Diseases
6.Epidemiology and principles of clinical research
7.Public Health in a Global Context
8.Infectious Diseases
9.Chronic Diseases
10.Health Education,& Medical Education Methodology
Module 11: Research paper
Minimum Entry Requirements

Common regulations governing Post-Graduate Diplomas shall be applicable

The following shall be eligible for admission

  • Holders of a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognizable University
  • Holders of an equivalent qualification from any other recognizable Institution


  • The Entire Duration is one year (2 Semesters)
  • Candidates shall be expected to submit 10 Assignments (Continuous Assessment Tests) that account to 70% of their Final Grade, and a Project Paper at the tail end of the course which accounts to 30% of their Final Grade.

Mode of Delivery

Online / Distance Learning

Cost of the Course

Application Procedure

Applicants should fill out a detailed Application form and send it back via e-mail to [email protected]

General Course Contact
The Academics Manager,
Africa Training Institute Studies (ATI)
E-mail: [email protected]
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