Work at BR Hills!

BR Hills from Krishnayyanakatte reservoir

Vivekananda Girijana Kalyanal Kendra is looking for an MBBS doctor to work at their 20-bedded hospital and community health programme at BR Hills. The doctor will be a part of a community healthcare delivery team in charge of outpatient work and fairly light inpatient work. The person will have several opportunities to learn and work with other community health and public health professionals on ongoing research projects on Sickle cell anemia, Buerguers disease, non-communicable diseases research and health systems research. Candidates looking for exposure into public health research are especially welcome.

Location: BR Hills, Yelandur taluka, Chamarajanagar district, Karnataka. The

Soliga girl from Muttugada Gadde Podu. Photograph by Kalyan Varma

hospital is located within a tiger reserve and is one of South India’s top wildlife reserves with high biodiversity. The place is also ideal for medical graduates who are preparing for post-graduate examinations. BR Hills is about 80 km from Mysore and 190 km from Bangalore. Direct buses run from both these places. 

Accommodation will be provided on campus.Food could also be provided.

Salary: 25000 to 35000 per month. Negotiable based on experience of candidate

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Ayurveda practitioners can also apply for a challenging project to promote use of Ayurveda in and around the villages near BR Hills.

Share widely among potential candidates. If you are interested, write to Dr. Tanya Seshadri (tanya AT iphindia.org)

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