International NCD course 2021 (Virtual)

Dates: 2nd-6th March 2021

International Course on Public Health Approaches to Noncommunicable Diseases 2021 (Virtual)

Dates: 2nd-6th March 2021

International CME on 7th March 2021


The course is Jointly Organized by

PGI, AIIMS, World NCD Federation, WHO

Course Coordinators: Prof JS Thakur, PGIMER, Chandigarh; Prof Anand Krishnan, AIIMS, New Delhi

Assistant Course Coordinators:

  • PGIMER: Dr Kathirvel S, Dr Vineeth Rajagopal, Dr Kapil Goel
  • AIIMS- Dr Baridalyne, Dr Harshal Salve, Dr Mohan Bhairwa

The course focuses on prevention, surveillance and management of NCDs including mental health in the Indian, regional and global context. It will focus on sharing best practices and lessons from the experience of implementing NCD prevention and control program covering a wide variety of areas like health promotion, health system strengthening, quality improvement programs, multi-sectoral actions, surveillance etc. The course has already completed four editions at national and regional level, current 6th edition is being undertaken at international level. The faculty will include experts from international and national level and experienced program managers. Till date about 200 participants which includes Programme managers at state and district level, faculty from Medical colleges, post graduate community medicine students, Masters in public health students and public health professionals from almost every state of India and different regions of the world has been trained in these courses. Also, owing to the current times, for the first time this course is going to be conducted in the virtual format

Day-wise distribution of the modules

Day Modules
Day 1, 2nd March 2021 1.     Burden, determinants and impact of NCDs

2.     Global, Regional and National Initiatives

Day 2, 3rd March 2021 3.     Public Health Interventions for NCDs

4.     Multisectoral Actions and Integration

Day 3, 4th March 2021 5.     Health System Strengthening

6.     Emerging NCDs and alternative medicine

Day 4, 5th March 2021 7.     Monitoring, Surveillance and Evaluation

8.     Building Robust National NCD Programme

Day 5, 6th March 2021 9.     Implementation Research in NCDs
Day 6, 7th March 2021

6th International CME on Public Health Approaches to NCDs



Note: Registration for International CME on “Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses for Evidence Based Prevention and Control of NCDs” on 7th March 2021 is complimentary to those who register for the International NCD Course from 2nd-6th March 2021

Registration is now closed

Course Fees

  • Indian Participants: Rs. 6,000
  • International Participants: USD 100