General Information



The AIIH&PH Institute Library is one of the few reference libraries on PublicHealth Sciences. It has a collection of more than 30086 books, 107subscribed Journals, 25 complimentary journals and 9573 ResearchPapers/Reports/Annuals/Thesis etc.

The Library alsoprovides Reprographic Services for the users. The Institute Libraryhas been identified as Regional Medical Library in the Eastern Regionby D.G.H.S. and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to promoteHygiene Library and serve the needs of Faculty/Staff and students.


  • Physical Infrastructure:

  • Reading — A big size reading hall along with displayed journals.

  • Computer Infrastructure: 16 PC’s for Readers with Broad-Band Internet Connection.

  • Photocopying facility is available.

  • Human resources

  • 2 Librarian, 2 LDC (vacant), 2 MTS.

  • Books/ Journals/ Research Papers

  • No. of books in the Library: 30086 books.

  • No. of journals in the Library: 107 subscribed journals, 25 complimentary journals.

  • Research Papers/reports/ in Library: 9573.

  • Online Journals accessible : 247+ Journals and Cochrane Library Free access

New Initiatives

  • E-Journals (ERMED) subscribed by the AIIHPH Library under NML Consortia. Each journal publication offers free institutional access to thousands of journals.

  • An ERMED Users Training and Awareness program held on 16th July 2019 from 2 PM to 4 PM at Auditorium Hall, AIIH&PH Main Campus, in co-ordination with AIIH&PH Library and ERMED publishers. It was very successful and widely appreciated by faculty and students.

Description of Staff

Srinath Baskey
Mobile No.:9434494778
Area of expertise: Handling Library files and Book/Journal Purchase issues, Cataloguing, Maintenance and verification of Library stock
Abhishek Chaturvedy
Mobile No.:8820914033
Area of expertise: Handling computer related activities,ERMED e journals, Classification of books, Accessioning New Books, Preparing Library Cards and Student Register and Referral services to students and faculty.

Other staff:

  • Mr. Debabrata Mondal, MTS and Mr. S. Acharya, MTS.

Indian Journal ofHygiene & Public Health

All India Instituteof Hygiene & Public Health has been publishing an E-Journal-Indian Journal of Hygiene & Public Health (IJH & PH) sinceJuly 2015. This open-access peer-reviewed journal is published twicein a year, full text of which is available online at There is no charge for submission, processingor publication of articles. Its ISSN number is 2455-1813.

The journalpublishes articles with special emphasis on original researchfindings that are relevant to public health. The journal considerspublication of articles as original article, short communication,special article, review articles, case series report, CME article,epidemic investigations/ outbreak news, IT applications in publichealth, update on public health programmes, special events, viewpoint, letter to editor etc.

A total of sixissues have been published till date of which one issue publishedduring 2018-19. It is evident from feedback that this journal isregularly accessed by public health personalities from all over theworld.