Community Medicine

The department has a museum and teaching facilities for training students to enable them to provide comprehensive, promotive, preventive and curative services to society.

The preamble of the Department of Community Medicine is to prepare Community Medicine Physicians of highest caliber. They will have basic understanding of clinical practice, a thorough knowledge of epidemiological principles and methods and the epidemiology of communicable and non-communicable diseases, a familiarity with statistical methods, the relevant aspects of the social sciences and the principles of administration and management and ability to apply this knowledge to the management of health services and study of diseases. Goal of teaching and training of postgraduate in Community Medicine is directed towards achievement of "Health for All".

To acquire skills to deal effectively with an individual and the community the undergraduates and postgraduates are posted at different health centres.