14 July, 2024

Regional Centre


Post-Graduate Diploma in District Health Management (PGDDHM)

Minimum Duration: 1 Year
Maximum Duration: 3 Years
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


Graduate with minimum 2 years experience in public health or Medical Doctors, District Health Programme Managers (Health Related)

PGDDHM is a 32-credit Programme (24 credits for theory and 8 for theory work). The programme aims to support the public health practitioners working in districts in all aspects of Public Health Systems. The programme was launched in July 2009.

The broad objectives of the Programme are:
  • To acquire theoretical knowledge and develop practical skills to apply scientific approach to management of district health services;
  • To learn management techniques required for making District Health Plans;
  • To Plan in advance how to face the problems of Health Delivery Services; and
  • To Asses HR needs, develop understanding of the administrative and technical requirements of different personnel.

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