Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies

The Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies (AMCHSS) is recognized as a centre of excellence for public health training by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India. The centre focuses on research in the areas of non-communicable diseases, gender and health, health policy and management.

AMCHSS conducts a Master of Public Health (MPH) program, which is the only MPH program in the country recognized by the Medial Council of India. Diploma in public health (DPH) is being offered to MBBS doctors with at least three years experience in state government health system. The PhD program of AMCHSS is offered since 2003.In addition to degree and diploma programs, AMCHSS also offers short courses in public health.

The AMCHSS also offers consultancies to National and State Governments, Bilateral organizations and National and International Non-governmental organizations. The Centre has strong collaborative links with various national and international public health schools.