Department of Community Medicine
The community medicine is a subject scheduled to teach in Third & Final BHMS classes. We conduct seminars, group discussions, demonstrations, practical work, visit to public health institutions and community oriented training which includes field visits & family health survey for teaching. Interns also get training from the department on case management and disease preventions. Collection of data on infectious diseases, assignment and dissertation work on topics of public health importance are some activities for internees.
In addition to teaching the department is participating in various health activities in and around Thiruvananthapuram district. Medical camps are conducted in association with residents associations, local self governments and various NGOs.
The department is also involved in training, clinical and research activities. Special camps are made in epidemic situations and for the vulnerable and disadvantaged groups
We also work in cooperation with Department of Homoeopathy in various activities by providing academic backup and provide volunteers for data collection in various surveys Eg:- RAECH, Balya...etc
Health education classes are conducted in various schools & colleges.
- Dr. A.S.SHEELA. BHMS, MD (Hom)
PROFESSOR & HOD
- Dr. SREERAJ T.S B.H.M.S,MD(Hom)
- Dr.PRADEEP KUMAR K BHMS, MD(Hom) ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
1.National Institute of Disaster Management,New Delhi