IGNOU Launches PG Diploma In Environmental And Occupational Health

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IGNOU Launches PG Diploma In Environmental And Occupational Health

December 16, 2018 Uncategorized 0
16.12.2018
The diploma courses will be in English and of a period extending from one year to maximum three years. The candidates need to pay a fee of Rs 6,600 at the time of registration.

IGNOU’s School of Inter disciplinary and Trans-disciplinary Studies has launched PG Diploma in Environmental and Occupational Health focusing on assessing the public health risks associated with biological, chemical, physical, bio-mechanical and psycho-social hazards in natural and built environments.

The Programme aims at various concepts related to general environment, environment at the workplace, related hazards and evaluation of health risk assessment by providing solutions to various aspects of environmental health occupational hazard management, epidemiology, health policy and management, and environmental health promotion.

The successful learners will be able to work with health practitioners, researchers and policy makers to develop, evaluate and monitor health policies, programmes and practices related to healthy environments. As per the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Environmental and Occupational health centers are mandatory at hazardous process factories/unit and full time environmental and occupational health specialists are required when the number of employees in the concerned unit exceeds 200. As per the secondary data available there is an urgent need for competent professionals in this field.

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