This department teaches the subject of Community Medicine and Public Health and imparts Community – Oriented Medical Education (COME) to students. This enables the medial students to appreciate disease not just in the individual patient but also against spectrum of whole community. This renders doctor more useful to society as he may not treat only one individual but prevents hundreds or thousands from the same disease. Faculty of Community Medicine Department will be dedicated to transform the student into Care provider, decision maker, excellent communicator, manager, researcher, lifelong, self-directed inquiring learner who is ethically sound, socially accountable, disciplined, confident and motivated.
Healthy people in healthy community.
To prevent disease and injury, promote wellness; protect communities and environment for ensuring self-reliance and sustainable behavior change.
To expedite the academic growth and development in undergraduate medical education. To improve health standards of the community in this underdeveloped region of the world. Focus of Medical Education & Research will be on regional medical issues. Trained graduates will successfully execute and streamline the medical profession and will fill the vacuum in the growing medical field. Development of human resource, research and technology in this institute will ultimately help in the development of national economy. Department will work according to the following organogram;
Total no of Lectures & Practicals to 4th year MBBS = 250
Module Examination 4th year MBBS = 03
Sendup Examination 4th year MBBS = 01
5 to 7 Field Visits and household survey are conducted
Total No of Lectures to 3rd year MBBS = 60
Total No of Lectures to 2ND year MBBS = 10
Total No of Lectures to 1st year MBBS = 10
Conducting and supervising different research projects of the class 4th year MBBS
Assessment at the end of each module, summative assessment is conducted through theory papers consisting of MCQs, SEQs and Pre annual examination consists of both theory and OSPE & VIVA. Formative assessment is carried out through Quiz/Assignment//Logbook/Project.
Following number of lectures are given to BS Nursing = 143
Lecture on CHN I = 21
Lecture on CHN II = 25
Lecture on Epidemiology = 22
Lecture on Biostatistics = 22
Lecture on CHN III = 29
Lecture on Research = 24
Class evaluation test BS Nursing = 12
Following number of lectures are given to Allied Health Sciences = 98
DPT Lectures = 30
MIT Lectures = 68
Class Evaluation Test = 02
Conduct of Seminars / workshops & Webinar: Department conducts seminars on the topics of public health interest like World Health Day on 7th April. Regular webinars and in person workshops are conducted for the faculty and students by the Head of the Department e.g. (medical writing, research methodology, SPSS)
The Department arranges minimum five Field Visits & Household Survey to expose the students to community-based education (CBE).
Yearly Research is conducted by the students in batches of 20, each headed by a supervisor from the teaching staff and head of department.
The department conducts monthly Water testing, Food testing & assist in sanitary rounds.
Head of Department
Following academic activities were conducted during 2018:
a.Total no of lectures & Practicals given to 3’d year & 4th year MBBS = 300
b.Class evaluation tests in 3rd year MBBS = 02
c.Class evaluation tests in 4th year MBBS =04
- Lectures to 1St & 2nd year MBBS have been started as part of integrated
- Class group discussions were conducted & presentations and home assignments were given to the students of 3`d year and 4th year MBBS on different topics.
- Educational field visits to SKMH, Rising son, SOS Village, Family Planning center & School Health Survey were conducted. Research oriented Household Survey of ORs/JCO quarters was also organized.
- Conducting and supervising different research projects of the class 4th year MBBS
- Total number of lectures given to BS Nursing (Community Health Nursing & Applied Nutrition) = 70
- Class evaluation test BS Nursing = 06
- Class evaluation test 3`d year BS Nursing = 04
- Besides traditional way of giving lectures, students were also given home assignments. Presentations, Demonstration & role play were also used as teaching methods in Applied Nutrition.
- 3rd year BS Nursing
- Lecture on CHN II = 28
- Lecture on Epidemiology = 29
- Lecture on Biostatistics = 29