Department of Commuity Medicine
The Community Medicine Department trains the undergraduate and postgraduate students in the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health and efficiency through organized community effort. The aim of the department is to prepare medical students to function as community and primary care physicians. To move toward the achievement of these goals, the department conducts many programmes.
It provides Undergraduate Training and Post Graduate Training. It offers health services at the Health Centre in the nearby areas of RHTC and UHTC. It also extends its health services by holding health camps, school health services and family health services in these areas.
The Department has to its credit excellent infrastructure, good facilities, a good research background coupled with trained and highly qualified manpower.
Our health centers viz. Urban Health & Training Center (UHTC) and Rural Health & Training Center (RHTC) are our field practice areas for community diagnosis of health problems, to teach MBBS students about the socio-cultural environment and household health. The department is imparting training to MBBS students using all recent modalities. Regular class room activities include seminar, symposia, lectures and group discussions. The undergraduate students are involved in short term self-financed low cost research projects to enhance their subject insight as well as innovative strategies for community betterment.
The RHTC is located 25 kms away at Amroha and is fully equipped with OPDs, specialist clinic, labor room, inpatient facility (10 bedded separate male & female wards), seminar room, immunization room and laboratory. The residential posting of the interns along with post graduates and junior residents under the supervision of faculty in charge is at RHTC with functional mess and toilets. The UHTC is situated at Manjhauli, with OPDs, specialist clinics, laboratory and day care center. Mostly, services are provided free of charge. For each health centre there is a faculty incharge, medical officer and adequate staff. The interns, postgraduates, and senior residents are posted by rotation to the centers.