Institute of Public Health (IPH), Bengaluru was founded in August 2005 by a group of committed, value-based health care professionals, with a vision to provide young professionals a platform to build their skills and strengthen the Indian health system to ensure quality health care especially for the poor. IPH is headquartered in Bengaluru with a field station in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka and registered as a non-profit organisation under the Karnataka State Societies Registration Act, 1960. IPH has driven 100+ projects successfully with a majority of projects being public health research and action. IPH is committed to training the next generation of public health professionals through need-based capacity building programmes such as PhD programmes, short online courses, workshops and internships and we have 800+ alumni across the globe. In the field of public health, IPH specialises in health policy and systems research with a focus on health equity using cutting edge approaches such as theory driven inquiries, implementation research, participatory action research, qualitative comparative analysis among others to address complex health challengesBeing an academic research organization we strive for policy and system-level changes that improve health by engaging with policy makers at different levels, using media in all its forms and leveraging rights-based approach to health with a focus on moving towards equity. With a 15-year history of public health research, education, public and policy engagement with individuals and agencies from various walks of life including the government, academia, media etc. a dynamic shared leadership model IPH is well placed to address the key challenges facing the field of public health.