The National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW), was established on 9th March, 1977 by the merger of two national level institutions, viz. the National Institute of Health Administration and Education (NIHAE) and the National Institute of Family Planning (NIFP). The NIHFW, an autonomous organization, under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, acts as an ‘apex technical institute’ as well as a ‘think tank’ for the promotion of health and family welfare programmes in the country.
The Institute addresses a wide range of issues on health and family welfare from a variety of perspectives through the departments of Communication, Community Health Administration, Education and Training, Epidemiology, Management Sciences, Medical Care and Hospital Administration, Population Genetics and Human Development, Planning and Evaluation, Reproductive Bio-Medicine, Statistics and Demography and Social Sciences.read more
From the Director's Desk
Prof. Jayanta K. Das
Welcome to the website of National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW). It is indeed an honour and privilege to be the Director of NIHFW.
The Institute needs no introduction, as it is well known for its Post-graduate education programmes like MD, a three-year course, in Community Health Administration and Diploma in health administration, a two-year course. Both these courses are affiliated to the University of Delhi, Delhi and recognized by Medical Council of India. read more