Welcome Message

Respected Colleagues,

With immense pleasure our Team announces that the Vth Annual National Conference of Epidemiology Foundation of India, EFICON 2024, shall be held on the 29th 30th November 2024.

EFICON-2024 shall be hosted by The Department of Community Medicine & Public Health, King George’s Medical University, UP, Lucknow. The Theme chosen for The Conference is “Evidence Based – Public Health Interventions”.

The Conference promises to be a vibrant event with rich learning opportunities and an academic feast with plethora of scientific sessions by renowned Epidemiologists & Experts in our Specialty.

On behalf of my dynamic Departmental Organizing Team & our illustrious College, it is with great pleasure and privilege that, I invite you all to participate in EFICON 2024 @ Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow to learn, present, connect and collaborate towards Health for All.

Organizing Secretary

Dr. Shivendra Kumar Singh


Department of Community Medicine & Public Health,

King George’s Medical University, UP, Lucknow

About Us

King George's Medical University

King George’s Medical University (KGMC) UP, Lucknow built in 1905, has acquired national & global eminence for contributions in academics, research, and patient care. It caters to need of States of UP and others like Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and neighbouring Nepal and offer medical services to more than 20 crore population. It is the largest Residential Medical University in India with Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Faculty of Nursing and Faculty of Paramedical Sciences. King George Medical University was ranked fifth by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) among medical colleges in 2018.

National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has given KGMU ‘A’ grade certification. This certification will remain valid from May 2017 to May 2022. Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has shortlisted KGMU among the probable list of ‘Institute of Eminence’.

The University campus is spread over an area of 7 sq., Km. with more than 50 buildings. There are 2105 hostel rooms, 550 faculty positions, 700 resident doctors and in all 5000 employees. This Prestigious Government University has approximately 5300 undergraduate/Post graduate students, (250 MBBS, 100 BDS seats) getting medical education. This University imparts 181 MD/MS/Diploma Courses in 24 Specialties & 38 DM/M.Ch. courses in 28 super specialties. Postgraduate courses are offered in MD (119 seats in 16 departments), MS (34 seats in 4 departments), Diploma (26 seats in 4 departments), Diploma (PMHS) 35 seats, MDS (27 seats in 7 departments, DM (15 seats in 4 departments), M.Ch. (23 seats in 7 departments), M.Phil (4 seats in Clinical Psychology) and Ph.D (in various departments).

Epidemiology Foundation of India (EFI)

The Epidemiology Foundation of India (EFI) is a scientific consortium consisting of epidemiologists, medical teachers, bio-statisticians, researchers, and scientists from other related disciplines and registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. EFI objective & mandate is “To improve health & well-being of populations through research and practice of the scientific principles of epidemiology”.

The Foundation provides a common platform for those practicing epidemiology to interact and benefit mutually towards sharing the development and applications of epidemiological statistical techniques. EFI provides e-courses on basic epidemiology, research methodology, hospital management, and various issues of public health concern. There are over 6000+ life members spread all over India and abroad contributing to the development of epidemiology. EFI also publishes “Journal of the Epidemiology Foundation of India” (JEFI).

EFI is also an official Collaborator of International Epidemiological Association (IEA) Please go through the EFI Website to know more about the benefits of becoming a EFI Member at

Feel free to contact us if you need any further details.

Organizing Committee

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