National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW)
National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW)

Director's Desk

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.

National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW) is an Apex Technical Institute, funded by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, for promotion of health and family welfare programmes in the country through education,

Prof. Jayanta K. Das
Director

National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW)

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.

Photo Gallery

National Documentation Centre/Library
The National Documentation Centre (NDC) is a unique information resource centre, which provides an access to documentation on all aspects of the subjects of health, population and family welfare etc.
Demographic Data Centre
Demographic Data Centre, exists in Dept. of Statistics and Demography. The centre has been functioning since July 11th 2003.
Patents and Products
Technology already patented: A process for reducing the motility of spermatozoa and reversing it. Patent granted in August 2006, Patent No. 193931
Research Studies
EVALUATION OF THE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPED FOR THE THREE LABORATORY TEST KITS FOR ASSESSMENT OF HUMAN SPERM FUNCTION: HYPOOSMOTIC SWELLING, ACROSOME STATUS AND FUNCTION AND NUCLEAR DECONDENSATION
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