Recognizing the paradox in Indian healthcare and the dilemma that young doctors face, the Fellowship in Primary Health Care will nurture young doctors who wish to pursue an alternate career in primary health care and family medicine, which is ethical, equitable and is focused on promoting healthcare of the underserved populations.
Fellowship will help the fellows acquire or enhance some of the following skills and qualities:
- Providing high quality clinical care in low resource, primary healthcare settings
- Setting up and managing social enterprises in health
- Using basic epidemiology and policy analysis to evaluate and improve primary healthcare services
- Engaging with networks and individuals to bring about larger changes in healthcare scenario in India.
Fellowship participants will :
- Deliver and manage family based primary health care services in underserved, rural areas of South Rajasthan
- Conceptualize and implement an epidemiological study or a policy review on primary healthcare
- Conduct training of healthcare professionals and workers, and
- Connect and network with healthcare practitioners and leaders