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DEPARTMENT - COMMUNITY MEDICINE

About Department

Introduction
This department came into existence with the inception of the medical college in the year 2001. The department has been actively involved in research and epidemiological investigations apart from teaching. For training of interns and students two primary health centres and a community health centre is attached to the department. The department caters to the need of district and state health services as and when required.

Facilities

The department is equipped with various AV aids for teaching and training of students and doctors working in the field. The department has a well equipped laboratory to conduct various investigations.


Achievement & Research :
Department is actively involved in various research activities in the field of public health. Some of the salient research projects in hand I completed includes -
1. Monitoring and Supervision of ICDS programme in the State being conducted by Central Government under supervision of National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development, New Delhi
2. Study of malnutrition among school children
3. Study of Flourosis epidemic in Korba district of the state.
4. Epidemiological profiling of HIV/AIDS in the state.
5. Sentinel surveillance of HIV / AIDS in Chhattisgarh State.

Courses :
Undergraduate Course in the faculty of Medicine (MBBS Degree Course)/Post Graduate.

Symposiums/Seminar :

The department regularly conducts seminars and workshops. Some the salient activity under this category includes-
1. Seminar on role of formal leaders in prevention of HIV infection in the State.
2. Workshop on disaster management.
3. Seminar on research methodology for students
4. Seminar on distribution and determinants of HIV / AIDS infection in Chhattisgarh State.
5. Training of medical officers on management of mental health.
6. Training of medical officers on management of STI.


Department of Community Medicine Faculty Status as on Jun - 2017

Name Dr. Hemlata Thakur
Designation Professor & Head
Qualification M D (Medicine)
Contact No 9425223322
Email Id drhemlata71@gmail.com
   
Details of Teaching Staff