MPH(Master In Public Health)

God Almighty has bestowed his super creature the ‘Human being’ with upper story of brain. Human being in turn has left no stone unturned in the application of his Grey matter for the progress and prosperity of mankind. This all became possible through knowledge, education, learning and information.

The mode of education has been changed all together. This century has witnessed many a number of methods and media as an instrument of knowledge. The “Distance learning” programs is the ultimate product of this tug of war. The most modern evolution in learning process is the Distance learning Methodology.

The concept of open universities in the world, the idea of global web, the inception of Internet and the use of all tools in information technology pay their tributes to the Distance learning Technology. Who so ever engineered the idea, revolutionized the whole world. The fruit of knowledge is now within the reach of every one, every where. Mooreland University is one of the pioneer in coining this ideology on air. “A sound Mind in sound body” and for that matter preventive health instrumentation for public health care programs is the main theme of the faculty.

Our slogan is the time tested slogan since ages & i.e. “Prevention is better than Cure.” The role of community medicine, social medicine, preventive health education, hygiene and public health care has been duly recognized at the global level for ensuring physical, social and mental well being of mankind.

All nations give top priority to the practice of community and social medicine for ensuring good health and productiveness to its masses. So Important is the role that WHO has accepted the responsibility for community health programs in the world. Keeping in view, this vital and pivotal role of the subject, Mooreland University has decided to offer “Health Care” programs through the Distance learning medium, (in addition to its regular health education programs) the very motto of Mooreland University.

Mooreland University is the premier institute for preparing public health personnel for health care, health administration, teaching field work and coordination work, within all over the world.

Our goals are as under:

1.                    The development and provision of teaching programs for specialized post graduates in the different disciplines in accordance with local needs and international standards.

2.                    To promote community medicine as a key to success of health care programs.

3.                    To impart a comprehensive knowledge of the basic and applied sciences of preventive medicine and skills to apply this knowledge to a broad range of community health problems.

4.                    To prepare specialists who critically appraise relevant health information and activities, who function effectively as members of interdisciplinary team and who can properly communicate with the public and other health professionals.

5.                    To conduct Para medical courses relating to public health.

6.                    To share responsibility for conducting, teaching and research for post graduate courses in public health like MPH (Master in Public Health) DPH (Diploma in Public Health) availing Distance learning medium. (In addition to regular health education programs).

7.                    To organize conferences and meetings of educational nature and practical demonstrations on various aspects of Community Health.

8.                    To generate interest of public health in all spheres of life.

9.                    To promote teaching and research in the field of community medicine / public health.

10.                 To prepare teachers, trainers, professionals in the field of health care for various health cadres and institutions.

11.                 To be called upon during international emergencies and catastrophes and wherever, the need arises for help to conduct epidemiological investigations advise / organize health care programs to effectively encounter such eventualities.

12.                 To be called upon to investigate public health problems and suggest solutions.

13.                 To establish model centres in urban/ rural areas with a view to demonstrate achievements of standardized primary health care.

14.                 To support medical education for under graduate medical colleges run by the Governments or private sector. To establish a healthy society through preventive tools by Distance health care learning instruments.


Reading material for under mentioned courses is sent by post to the Students.

1.        Basic Definitions and Historical Development

2.        Health of the nation. Rural and Urban Health

3.        Demography: Population Dynamics, Fertility and Mortality

4.        Health Information and Biostatics

5.        Epidemiology

6.        Management Information System

7.        Introduction to Health Research Methodology

8.        Social Sciences in Community Medicine

9.        Injuries and Accidents

10.     Disaster management and Control

11.     Military Hygiene

12.     Leadership in Health

13.     Hospital Administration

14.     Medical Anthropology

15.     Biomedical Ethics

16.     Health Economics

17.     Environmental Hazards

18.     Community Water Supply

19.     Disposal of Waste

20.     Hospital and Biomedical Waste Management

21.     Integrated Management of Childhood illness (IMCI)

22.     Light and Lighting

23.     Climate and Earth

24.     Nuclear Medicine

25.     Housing Health

26.     Human Nutrition

27.     Health Education

28.     Personal Hygiene

29.     Woman’s Health

30.     Reproductive Health

31.     Human Sexuality

32.     Child Survival

33.     Air and ventilation

34.     Occupational Health

35.     Snake Bite

36.     School Health Services

37.     Sports Medicine

38.     Travel Medicine

39.     Health of the Elderly

40.     Communicable Disease of Public Health Importance

41.     Non Communicable Disease (NCD’S)

42.     Immunology and Immunization

43.     Unsafe Injection: A Global Threat to Disease Burden

44.     Substance Abuse

45.     Tobacco and Health

46.     Community Mental Health

47.     Community Dental Health

48.     Medical Entomology

49.     Medical Parasitology