Indian Institute of Health Management Research – IIHMR
IIHMR is dedicated to the improvement in standards of health through better management of health care and related programs. It seeks to accomplish this through management research, training, consultation and institutional networking in national and global perspective. IIHMR aims to create new knowledge and develop alternate modes of improving healthcare to management research, education and training in India and around the world. The Institute has established a new paradigm of management of capacity development among healthcare professionals at the national, state and district levels in the areas of leadership, strategic management, and quality assurance in health care. IIHMR works as a WHO Collaborating Centre for District Health Systems Based on Primary Healthcare. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, has designated the Institute as ‘Institute of Excellence’ for its contribution to capacity development programs in the health sector. The Post-graduate program in Hospital and Health Management, Pharmaceutical Management and Rural Management are the unique programs of IIHMR. The Institute is a premier organization that pioneered establishing Health Management as a new discipline by integrating concepts of Public Health and Management. In research area, the Institute has conducted many research projects and studies at the national and international level that have high relevance to health policies and programs. The Institute’s work in Afghanistan in strengthening the health care system there in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health has played a catalytic role in re-building health services.
IIHMR continues its efforts in expanding its focus on research in policy and program management. Specific areas of research include: health program evaluation, health survey, health system and strategies, human resource &training, family welfare, nutrition, national health policy, operations research, project implementation plan, health economics/financing/insurance, maternal health/child health, health management information system, HIV/AIDS, information, education and communication, healthcare reforms, community based programs and involvement in the urban health care, public private partnership, quality assurance, medical education etc.