Department of Community Medicine
Year of establishment: 1963
The department awarded 101 MD and 43 Ph.D. degrees
so far. Publications in last 5 years from the department include 5 papers
in International and 77 papers in National Journals and 5 Chapters in
Books. The Research areas include Clinical epidemiology, Human Nutrition,
Biostatistics. Health Management. Maternal and Child Health, Primary Health
Care, Environmental sanitation and Occupational Health. The department
has completed 38 National and 4 International Projects. The department
organized five International and15 National Conferences/Symposia/Workshops.
The faculty members have served as president, vice-president of IPHA and
IAPSM and chief editor and associate editor of IJPH and IJPSM. Guests
from UK, USA, WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF, Netherlands have visited the department.
The department runs rural, urban and community health centers and serves
nearly 8000 OPD patients in a year. The laboratory services of the department
include public health laboratory for water analysis, Entomological studies.
Iodine testing and routine investigations for the beneficiaries of UHC
Sunderpur and RHTC Chiraigaon.