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Department of Community Medicine

The Department of Community Medicine was established since the inception of the College Medical Sciences, Bharatpur, Nepal. From the very beginning fully qualified and experienced teaching faculty and other staff was sufficient to teach and train the medical students. Building of the department is sufficient for teaching and training the students along  with ample equipments, a well informative Museum, departmental library and well developed Biostatistical unit. Community Medicine is a conglomeration of several disciplines spread over basic and clinical sciences. The teaching starts from 1st semester and continues up to VIITh semester according to the Kathmandu University curriculum through didactic lectures, seminars using audiovisual aids available in the department, Tutorials, Group discussion, Practical and Field posting. The interns undergo training in the department during which they are posted in field practice area Aptari and Rural Health Training Centre, Devghat to manage day to day health problems of the community and to provide primary health care. The interns are involved in various research projects on topics of latest public health importance.

Museum
A big hall equipped with sufficient models, specimens and charts on relevant subjects of Community Medicine and Public health importance.

Departmental Library
The library is maintained with latest editions of books of Community Medicine and allied subjects, it contains also latest journals, Annual reports, publications of Department of Health Services, Government of Nepal and various publications of WHO and other national and international organizations.

Computer Room
Teaching and training to undergraduate MBBS Students on computer software program of EPI info and SPSS.

Laboratory
The department has fully equipped public health laboratory including entomology laboratory for teaching and training of students.

Demonstration Room
The department has two big demonstration rooms equipped with Audio-visual aids, LCD, Overhead projector and slide projector.

Health Centers
Two (Urban & Rural Health Training Centres)

Faculty
Highly qualified, academic minded, well conversant and devoted faculty members are teaching and training the students in Basic and Clinical sciences.

Non-Teching Staff
A very spirited team of non-teaching staff supporting the faculty members and students in teaching and learning activities.

Activities at a glance
1. Teaching and training through didactic lectures, tutorials, seminars and practical & demonstrations.
2. Computer teaching and training on EPI info and SPSS.
3. Family study in field practice area and presentation.
4. Socio-clinical case presentation in field and department.
5. Visit to Agencies of public health importance in and around Bharatpur.
6. Health care to Community through rural health Training Centre, Devghat.
7. Interns training at Rural Health Training Centre, Devghat and Urban Health Training Centre/Field practice area at Aptari/laboratories/Research projects /Epidemiological survey/ Journal club/ seminars /health camps.
8. Ongoing Research Projects on AIDS, Tobacco consumption, Morbidity Pattern and Menstruation, Infant feeding practices, Availability of Antenatal services /Doctor – patient relation, School health survery.
9. Expertise in Epidemiology, Nutrition, MCH, Industrial health and Health administration.
  • Computer teaching and training on EPI Info
  • Family study in field practice and presentation
  • Socio-clinical case presentation in field & department
  • Visit to agencies of public health importance in & around Bharatpur.
  • Comprehensive health care to families through Health Centre at Aptari
  • Heath care to community through Rural Health Training Centre, Devghat
  • Interns training at Rural Health Training Centre, Devghat
  • Ongoing research projects on AIDS, Tobacco consumption, Morbidity pattern & Menstruation
  • Expertise in Epidemiology, Nutrition, MCH, Industrial health and Health administration
 

Contact us

College of Medical Sciences

  • Address: Chitwan, Nepal
  • Tel:  +977-56-521527 (Fax)
           +977-56-524203 (Hosp.)
           +977-56-523603 (Res.)
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