MD Community Medicine

Institute for Medical Sciences and Research Centre

Highlights of the Department

  • The Department of Community Medicine aims at preparing a public health expert who has training and skill to assess health status of people, their health needs and demands and use this information to plan, prioritize and implement Primary Health Care, and evaluate it.
  • The department also as an excellent state-of-the-art Infrastructure as per guidelines of NMC

Departmental Infrastructure

  • Two Demonstration Rooms with a seating capacity of 75 students in each; equipped with audio-visual aids like: LCD projector, Over Head Projector (OHP), slide projector, black board etc.
  • A spacious museum for practical teaching, well stocked with charts, models/specimen and exhibits and instruments with sections on: Nutrition, environment- water, air, sewage, helminths, insects, pesticides, Mother & Child Health and family welfare, vaccines etc. A passage is having more than 200 charts mostly prepared by the students on various important topics of Community Medicine, helping all to learn.
  • A spacious public health laboratory, with working tables for 75 students at a time; equipped with glassware, instruments, microscopes- dissecting & oil immersion, facilities for entomology and staining of specimen; prepared microscopic slides on microbiology, parasitology of public health importance.
  • Seminar Hall for organizing seminar/journal club for postgraduates, equipped with audio-visual aids and a well-stocked library having more than 200 books and journals related to Community Medicine/Public Health.

Facilities

  • This department is also equipped with Statistical, epidemiological and Health Education (IEC) Cell with facilities for internet, computer, printer, data analysis, preparation of IEC material.
  • There is Rural Health Training Centre (RHTC) Village Saankh, which is a Rural field practice area of the Department for providing comprehensive health care (OPD and IPD) to rural community, training UG/PG students and interns. It is a self-contained unit with residential accommodation for the students, interns, doctors and supportive staff.
  • There is Urban Health Training Centre (UHTC) situated at Udaipur Gilariya catering for primary health care to underserved/ needy slum population and used as field practice area for UG/PG, interns etc.
  • Immunization: Immunization against EPI diseases to reduce mortality and morbidity in infants and children in collaboration with Paediatrics Dept. and RCHO, Govt. of Rajasthan, Jaipur. Participate in Pulse Polio Immunization of the country.
  • Institutional Statistical committee: Department provides lead and guidance for research design, data collection, analysis and interpretation of data for faculty and PG researchers of this institute.

Academic & Research

  • The three years training activities are directed primarily to develop competencies that enable the post graduate students to identify community health needs and suggest and take appropriate measures to meet the same including tackling public health emergencies/ problems.

Key Information

Duration

3 Years

Eligibility

MBBS from MCI Recognized Govt / Private Medical College.

Selection Procedure

Through NEET PG

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