Ph.D. in Population Health Informatics

About Program

Foundation of Healthcare Technologies Society

The Foundation of Healthcare Technologies is a National Society since 2012 and is the first of its own kind that integrates multi-sectoral segments through use of innovative informatics platforms for an overall improvement of population health in underserved settings. Economic situations in developing countries have resulted in increased disparities in terms of health, economic growth, and access to resources that are valuable to the overall growth of the populations. The foundation aims to establish a center of excellence in developing a skilled workforce in the area of informatics through human resource development, capacity building, innovative research, translation and dissemination of research findings into practice, and health systems strengthening. The foundation promotes innovative ideas practiced at the grassroots level so that solutions are personalized, evidence based, research driven, context specific, and goal oriented and culturally adaptable to meet the needs of the diverse group of users. The foundation has several collaborations and partnerships across boundaries to address the growing challenges for providing better living to the individuals, families and the environment they live. We aim to build a unique environment that will bring innovations across multiple sectors resulting in a healthier ecosystem.



Minimum 55% marks or CGPA not less than 6 on scale of 10 in the respective Master's  Degree of a University or equivalent  . (Not distance or any other mode) NET/GATE/SRF qualified students shall be preferred.

Fee Structure - (Per Semester/Instalment)

Particulars Part Time Full Time
All India/Himalayan State Quota 40,000 45,000


  • Part time / Full time option
  • National/International Faculty
  • Strong emphasis on Mentorship
  • Hands on experience in Technology Enabled Interventions


The use of population health data is becoming an effective and increasingly utilized tool in efforts to treat widespread health problems. As the influence of population health and data analytics grows, health informatics – and the professionals who specialize in fields related to health data – have begun to play an increasingly important role. With expanding initiatives of the Government focussing on digitization like Digital India, Start up India and companies and organizations dedicated to collecting, storing, scoring, protecting and targeting interventions based on population health data are giving an opportunity to skilled workforce trained in addressing issues related to digital health interventions, meaningful data, design and development of human centered technological innovations for social impact, and data privacy, confidentiality and security.


Program Curriculum (As Per CBCS Scheme)

PhD in Population Health Informatics