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Department of Community Medicine

This Department facilitates the students to learn Community Medicine, during the 3rd & 4th years (4th to 7th semesters), which is a core subject to be passed in the 3rd MBBS part II examination. Community Medicine (Public Health) is the science and art of promoting health, preventing diseases and prolonging life by range of interventions in close partnership with the health care delivery system, active community participation and inter-sectorial coordination.


The goal of the Community Medicine curriculum:

To ensure that the medical graduate acquires broad promotive and preventive public health competencies needed to promote health and prevent diseases of the community with an emphasis on interventions in health promotion and disease prevention, with a global perspective, in close partnership with health care delivery system, with active community participation and inter-sectoral coordination.