COURSE CONTENTS I.

CONCEPTS OF HEALTH AND DISEASE
1. Introduction to community medicine, Medicine in antiquity, evolution of community medicine. 2. Definition of health, Dimensions of Health,holistic concepts of health including concept of spiritual health, appreciation of health as a relative concept, determinants of health. 3. Characteristics of agent, host and environmental factors in health and disease and the multi factorial etiology of disease. 4. Understanding the natural history of disease and application of interventions at various levels of prevention. 5. Introduction to various health indicators. 6. Health profile of India.

II. SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HEALTH
1. Medical sociology, Clinico socio-cultural and demographic evaluation of the individual, family and Community. 2. Assessment of barriers to good health and health seeking behaviour. 3. Role of family in health and disease 4. Doctor-patient relationship. 5. Socio-cultural factors related to health and disease in the context of urban and rural societies. 6. Impact of urbanization on health and disease. 7. Social psychology, Community behaviour and community relationship, Hospital. 8. Psychology.

III. ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH
1. Water: Concepts of safe and wholesome water, sanitary sources of water, water related diseases, water purification processes, water quality standards. 2. Physical and chemical standards of drinking water quality and tests for assessing bacteriological quality of water. 3. Concepts of water conservation and rainwater harvesting. 4. Health hazards of air, noise, radiation pollution. Concepts of solid waste , human excreta and sewage disposal. 5. Awareness of standards of housing and the effect of housing on health. 6. Role of vectors in the causation of diseases. 7. Identifying features of vectors and their control measures. 8. Life cycles of vectors and advantages and limitations of various vector control measures. 9. Mode of action, application cycle of commonly used insecticides and rodenticides.

IV. HEALTH PROMOTION AND EDUCATION
1. Understand the concepts of Health promotion and Education, IEC, Behavioural change communication 2. Principles & methods of health promotion and education. 3. Barriers to effective communication and methods to overcome them. 4. Various methods of health education with their advantages and limitations. 5. Organizing health promotion and education activities at individual, family and community settings.

6. Evaluation of health promotion and education programme.

V. NUTRITION AND HEALTH
1. Common sources of various nutrients and special nutritional requirements according to age, sex, activity, physiological conditions. 2. Nutritional assessment of individual, families and the community by using appropriate method such as: anthropometrics, clinical examination etc. 3. Plan and recommend a suitable diet for the individuals and families as per local availability of foods and economic status, etc. 4. Common nutrition related health disorders (like protein energy malnutrition, vitamin A deficiency anemia, iodine deficiency, flurosis, food toxin diseases) and their control and management. 5. Food fortification, additives, adulteration, and food hygiene 6. Social and cultural factors in nutrition and health 7. Important National Nutritional Programmes. 8. National Nutrition policy 9. Nutritional surveillance, education and rehabilitation.

VI. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
1. Introduction of Occupational Health , occupational environment . 2. Specific occupational health hazards, their risk factors and its preventive measures. 3. Concepts of ergonomics 4. Employees state insurance scheme, Factories Act, Legislations related to occupational health.

VII. BIO-STATISTICS 1. Collection, classification, analysis, interpretation and presentation of statistical
data ,Sources of vital statistics like census, SRS, NFHS, NSSO etc. 2. Application of statistical methods in various study designs. 3. Common sampling techniques, simple statistical methods, frequency distribution, measures of central tendency and dispersion. 4. Applying tests of significance in various study designs.

VIII. BASIC EPIDEMIOLOGY
1. Epidemiology: definition, concepts, uses and its role in health and disease. 2. Use of basic epidemiological tools to make a community diagnosis of the health situation, in orders to formulate appropriate intervention measures. 3. Definition of the terms used in describing disease transmission and control. 4. Modes of transmission and measures for prevention and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases. 5. General principles of prevention and control of communicable, non communicable diseases and other health conditions of public health importance. 6. Principal sources of epidemiological data. 7. Definition, calculation and interpretation of morbidity and mortality indicators 8. Epidemiological study designs. 9. Concept of association, causation and biases. 10. Investigation of an epidemic of communicable disease and to understand the principals of control measures. 11. Need, uses and evaluation of screening tests 12. Application of computers in epidemiology

5. Definition. 7. Declining sex ratio and its social implication.Amoebiasi. 9. including child survival and safe motherhood. 6. 6. 11. Vector – borne infections: Malaria. XI.Tieniasis . Population explosion. Ascariasis. 4. 2. child feeding practices. Dengue 4. 5. 4. childbirth and lactation. viral hepatitis. Influenza. School Health. their advantages and shortcomings. Helminthiasis. Emerging diseases and reemerging diseases of public health importance. Current status of Reproductive and Child Health.etc.Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness(IMNCI) and other existing Programmes. Intestinal infections: Poliomyelitis. Geriatric Medicine. Organizations. Handicapped child. 8. food poisoning. National Population Policy. Reproductive child health (RCH) components. Gender issues and Women empowerment. measles. Demographic cycle. Vital statistics. 3.etc 5.Hookworm infection.etc. Obesity. Kala Azar. Japanese encephalitis. Medical Termination of Pregnancy and Act (MTP Act). HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IN INDIA . Dracunculiasis. Rickettsial zoonoses. Filaria. Kyasanur Forest Disease Chickungunya. XII. Blindness. Leprosy. JE. Non-communicable Diseases: Coronary heart disease.Yaws . HIV & AIDS. fertility rates. Hypertension.Leishmaniasis . 3.hydatid disease. Whooping cough. Universal Immunization Programme. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF COMMUNICABLE & NONCOMMUNICABLE DISEASES : Communicable Diseases: 1. 2. Various family planning methods.Q fever . 7. death rate. Scabies. DEMOGRAPHY AND FAMILY PLANNING 1.chickenpox.murine typhu. Diphtheria. rubella. measles . Cholera.Trachoma . Acute Diarrhoeal Diseases. Injury and Accidents. Respiratory infections: Acute Respiratory infections. Cancers. Organization. Plague. population dynamics of India. mumps.Diabetes.IX. Zoonosis: Rabies. Tuberculosis. Integrated Child Development Services Scheme (ICDS). Surface Infections: Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Adolescent health. 3. tick typhus . technical and operational aspects of the National Family Welfare Programme. Yellow Fever.etc. scrub typhus. 2. Screening of high risk groups and common health problems. MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH 1.SARS. 10. calculation and interpretation of demographic indices like birth rate. 6. Population control measures. Meningococcal meningitis. Local customs and practices during pregnancy. stroke Rheumatic heart disease. implementation and evaluation of reproductive and child health program components. Tetanus. Pediculosis. X. Concepts of Demography.typhoid fever.

primary. 2. Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP) 5. Concepts of Planning. 2. 2. Concepts of Health Economics in health planning and management. Reproductive and Child Health. National Blindness control programe. 6. UNICEF. Components of planning a health activity. XIV. Management. Human organ transplantation act. CPA.1. 2. 4. Voluntary Health agencies working in India. 6. Overview of administration at village. 3. Various health committees of Government of India and their important recommendations. Planning cycle . XIII. sources. DISASTER MANAGEMENT Principles of disaster preparedness and application of these in disaster management XV. state and central level in India. Organization of health services in urban area. Health profile of India 3. 7. Nationla leprosy control programme. Classification/ Category. MTP act. 7. secondary and tertiary care level 4. 3. Other public health legislations. XVIII. RNTCP. scope and methods of Health Audit. National AIDS control programme. 4. block. XVI INTERNATIONAL HEALTH 1. Job responsibilities of different category of workers in healthsystem 5. Concepts of Primary Health Care and Comprehensive Health Care. health hazards and treatment of Bio-Medical Waste. International health 2. Role of Planning Commission and five year plans in development of health sector in India 8. MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION 1. district. NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMMES 1.FAO etc.Childlabor act. 2. International Health Regulation (IHR) XVII. WHO. Health care Delivery System in India and infrastructure at peripheral. Natinal Vector borne disease control programme. prenatal diagnostic act. Birth and Death registration act. . PUBLIC HEALTH LEGISLATIONS 1. Application of these principles in different setting of healthcare delivery system. PFA act. Concepts. Classification and understanding of various Qualitative and Quantitative Health Management techniques. HEALTH PLANNING. Public Health Administration. BIO-MEDICAL WASTE AND ITS DISPOSAL 1. National Health Policy & National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) 5. 6. 3. 7.

5. 2. National Health Programme by Jugal Kishore. . Health related Millennium Development Goals. 2. 4. Rational drug use 7. Industrial health 9. Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine by J S Mathur. . MENTAL HEALTH 1. XIX. 10. 6. Anganwadi Centre. National Iodine deficiency disorder control programme. 9. 3. Old Age Homes. 4.Urban Leprosy Centre. 5. An Introduction to Biostatistics by P S S Sundar Rao. Advance in molecular genetics. Urban Health Training Centre. National cancer control programme. Infectious Disease Hospital. Communicable diseases if national importance. Chromosomal disorders. Alcoholism and drug addiction XX GENETICS AND HEALTH 1. Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine by K Park . Geriatric medicine 5. 7. DOTS Center.8. 3.preventive and social measures in genetics. FIELD VISITS FOR UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL STUDENTS : 1. Mental Health 12. 9. Sub centre. Ethical issues 10. Industry visit.Vol-I & II by Dr M S Swaminathan. Malaria Research Centre. 8. Rural Health Training Centre . TOPICS FOR INTEGRATED TEACHING WITH DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY MEDICINE AS PARTICIPANT 1. Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine by Gupta & Mahajan. Adolescent Health 6. Community health education methods: A practical guide by Ben slay. 3. Essential preventive medicine by Ghai.. Primary Health Center and Community Health Center/ District Hospital. Disaster Management RECOMMENDED BOOKS IN COMMUNITY MEDICINE: 1. 11. Classification of mental illness . 8. National cancer control programme. School Health services. Non Communicable disease of national importance. 2. 7. 2. Mother and Child Health 8. Genetics 11. 9.preventive measures in mental health. 6. Nutritional Disorders. Advanced text book on food & nutrition . 4. Water and sewage treatment plant. 8. mutifactorial disorders . Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine by Sunderlalal. 2.

Field visit. Presentation. Tutorials. Short essay. Reference books . Epidemiological problems. Self learning tools.--5th Term --. Research Project reports and Oral Viva Voce.--6th Term Theory Practical-Epidemiology problems. Internal Assessment Examination ( IAE ) Term IAE 3rd Term --. Video films . V.Final Exam (at the end of 7th term) : Theory Maximum Marks Theory . Interactive learning and e-modules III. written case scenario. Practical including demonstrations. Focused group discussion (FGD). Practical note books . 7th Term Theory Practical Clinco social case study.--.10. Epidemiological Exercise.--4th Term Theory --. Examination: I. Field visit. family study. Problem based exercises .--. Presentation 5th Term Theory --.--.Clinico social case study. II . OSCE. MCQs. TIME OF EVALUATION: Examination of Community Medicine will be at the end of 7th semester and formative and summative assessment during internship so that we have a basic doctor competent to provide primary care. Problem solving exercises. Spotters II. Family study . LEARNING RESOURCE MATERIALS Text books. IV. Institutional visits. Family and community visits.OSPE. TEACHING LEARNING METHODS Structured interactive sessions .II 100 IAE 60 Viva Voce 40 Total 300 . Small group discussion . Records Review. clinico social case study . Checklist.Clinco social case study(CSCS). Final Exam (External exams) Theory .--6th Term Theory Practical Clinco social case study. Teaching Programme / Assignments Term Activity 3rd Term Theory --. METHOD OF ASSESSMENT: Essay question.--.--4th Term Theory --. Basic Epidemiology by Beaglehole. et c. Spotters 7th Term Theory Practical.I 100 Theory . Slides & video clips.Participatory learning appraisal (PLA). Presentation. Short answer questions. I.--. Internet resources .

Concepts in Public Health .Concept of Health for All.Historical influence and importance of Indigenous System of Medicines in Health Care in India.Changing patterns of diseases. .Public Health importance of the Health Promotion Approach. . . . State. The Health Care Systems in India – .Multi-sector approach in Health care programs.Practical . . district. .Need and importance for prioritizing of Primary Health Care . History of Public Health . 3.Organizational Structure and Functions of the Govt. Peripheral areas as also the urban areas.The trend of achievements of the country vis-à-vis the Health for All concept.Historical Lessons Learnt from the success and failure of Public Health strategies in India.Final Exam (at the end of 7th term) : Maximum Marks Clinico Social Case Study 35 Epidemiological problems 35 Spotters 10 Record 05 IAE 15 Total 100 Grand Total : 300 + 100 = 400 Marks Pg RGUHS. USA 4. Community Health Centre. Health Care and Health Professional Education in India. .Principles of Primary Health Care . .Contribution of Important scientists for public health 2. . Millenium development goals.Concept of Disease control strategies.Health Care systems for Factories / Mines / Plantations.Elements of Primary Health Care .Study of development of Health System models in India .Historical Review of the development of National Health Policies.Health Care as part of Community Development .MD Community Medicine Course contents 1.Models of Delivery of Primary Health Care & Public health care in UK. . .Advantages of Community Participation in health care programs. .Historical Review of Implementation of the Bhore committee’s and other Committee Reports on Health Services. Health care System at the Central. Primary Health centre. Primary Health Care .

housing and public utilities. rail l /road /air travel.Social problems in health & disease .Principles of social Anthropology as applicable to Health Sociology . slum formations.Family Medicine. .Indigenous Medicine system. 5.Preparation and Use of Teaching Aids and Learning Research Materials.Behavioral sciences – Health Seeking Behavior in implementing Health care programs.Review of provisions available under the various Acts related to health. etc which impact all dimensions of health. . 7. . Educational Objectives.Meaning and relationship of Behavioral Sciences to Health. social issues. pollution. plantations. . . social organizations and cultural factors in addressing problems in Health as part of Community Development.Principles of Learning. child labor.Curriculum Planning. and NGO sectors (Public Private Partnership) for better coverage of health programs. medical negligence.Role of N. etc. hospitals. Industries.Influence of social & cultural factors in Health & disease . General Practitioners. Mines.G. 8.Accessibility of health care Facilities. urban stress factors.Health advisory Role on Water and Waste Treatment planning Boards. Role of Social sciences in Health .O. sector in health care system. . reporting of notified diseases.Difference between Advising and Counseling .Pedagogy Skills .Teaching skills including Micro Teaching. micro-climatic changes.Recommendations on Pollution control planning and monitoring systems..Importance of Motivation in Health care. .Social work in Public Health . This covers MCH. . . .Methods of Evaluation . waste treatment.Corporate and Private Health Insurance systems. road safety. . . Principles of Educational Science and Technology . quarantine.Principles of Social Psychology as applicable to Health. . .Relevance and use of Social structures.Impact of Urbanization and Industrialization on Health. 6. handicapped. . Urban Health . as related to Health. . . .Urban Ecology such as housing.Feasibility of Networking the Govt. adoption. food safety. labor. Health Legislation .Teaching / Learning methods.Gender based issues and its relevance to impact of health care programs.Need and Importance and Role of Medico.

Food Adulteration including PFA Act .Rain water harvesting / water conservation.Relevance of using Communication Methods in the implementation of Health care.The use and influence of Mass Media for IEC.National Nutritional policy.Nutrients and their daily Requirements.Air Pollution including monitoring.Methods and impact of nutritional Surveillance .Indices of thermal comfort and their applied importance . relevant to health.Communication Blocks/ barriers and means of overcoming the blocks.Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation of impact of IEC programs. .Epidemiology and Control of Water borne diseases . .Nutritional Importance of Trace elements .Principles of IEC / Health Education / communication for behavioral change .Balanced Diet .Epidemiological Investigation of outbreak of water borne disease . Principles and Practice of Information. Food security 11.Ventilation and its applied importance c) Importance of domestic and industrial Housing standards d) Impact and control of Noise Pollution .review of implementation .Nutritional Problems in India including Food Borne Diseases . .Assessment of an individual’s Nutritional Status .9.Water quality standards – its implementation and monitoring .Content of Health Education.Communication strategies for facilitating effective implementation of Heath programs at individual and community levels.Applied importance of Sources of water .Classification of Foods . .Practice (Methods) of IEC and its application in Community Health. .Food Hygiene – domestic and commercial levels . . .Nutritional Profiles of Major Foods .Meaning of Communication.Water Pollution and review of control and monitoring methods .Objectives of Health Education .Assessment of Community Nutritional Status . Environmental Health a) Water .Principles of effective Communication.Social Problems in Nutrition . .Protein Energy Malnutrition . Education and Communication .Nutritional Deficiencies & Nutritional disorders . Principles of Nutrition and Applied Nutrition . control and prevention . . b) Air . 10.Community Nutritional Programmes in India .Primordial Prevention of Lifestyle related nutritional diseases.Purification of water and its storage and distribution . .

industrial. Medical Entomology . Lice. Fleas.Disposal of Solid Wastes . Mode of application and effectivity of Insecticides & Rodenticides. 12. j) Role & importance of pollution control boards. hospital.Sewage treatment and safe recycling guidelines .Diseases transmitted and Modes of Transmission of diseases by arthropods .Types. Flies. prevention & control of Diseases Respiratory Infections − Small pox − Chicken pox − Measles − Mumps − Rubella − Influenza − Diphtheria − Whooping cough − Meningococcal meningitis − Acute respiratory infections − SARS − Tuberculosis − Others Intestinal Infections − Poliomyelitis − Viral Hepatitis − Cholera − Acute Diarrhoeal diseases − Typhoid fever − Food Poisoning .Identification of the arthropods as classified below:a) Insecta: Mosquito.Control of Arthropods and diseases borne by them . Communicable diseases : Epidemiology. communication devices f) Meteorological Environment and its Health impact g) Domestic and industrial Lighting Standards h) Disposal of Waste and Sanitation . and other insects. b) Arachnida: Ticks and Mites c) Crustacea: Cyclops .e) Radiation Hazards from natural.Health Care and Hospital Waste Management i) Guidelines on Industrial Toxic wastes.Excreta Disposal . nuclear wastes disposal. .Integrated Vector Control .Types and mechanism of Insecticide Resistance and modes of Resistance prevention 13.

− Amoebiasis − Ascariasis − Hookworm infection − Dracunculiasis − Others Arthropod-borne Infections − Dengue syndrome − Malaria − Lymphatic filariasis − Others Zoonoses Viral − Rabies − Yellow fever − Japanese encephalitis − KFD − Others Bacterial − Brucellosis − Leptospirosis − Plague − Human salmonellosis − Others Rickettsial diseases − Rickettsial Zoonoses − Scrub typhus − Murine typhus − Tick typhus Parasitic Zoonoses − Taeniasis − Hydatid disease − Leishmaniasis − Q fever − Others Surface Infections − Trachoma − Tetanus − Leprosy − Others − STD − AIDS − Yaws Emerging and Re-emerging infectious diseases Hospital Acquired Infections 14. Epidemiology of Chronic Non communicable diseases and Conditions − Cardiovascular diseases − Coronary Heart disease − Hypertension .

.Demographic trends in India and its application in the planning of Health programmes . .Factors responsible for emergence of new diseases.Causes and factors related to increasing or decreasing trends of these diseases. mental.Legislations 19. . contraindications and side-effects. Family Welfare Services in India .Accessibility and availability of Health Care services in Desert and Tribal areas 16. Family welfare and Population Control .Review of MCH related programmes in India. .Significance of Demography in public health . RCH. .Present problem statement of diseases of public health importance. .National population policy. 18. Integrated Management of Neonatal & Childhood Illness (IMNCI) etc. Intranatal and Postnatal Care . . . .Formulation and Evaluation of Implementation strategies of Family planning programs. Components and Implementation of Antenatal.Methods of Family Planning – Review of mechanism.Review of changing disease control strategies for specific diseases of public health importance. ICDS.Indicators of MCH care and their interpretation 17.Descriptive epidemiological factors of specific diseases of public health importance. Components and Implementation of Child Health Care . social and behavioral problems . Maternal and Child Health Care .Rationale.− Stroke − Rheumatic heart disease − Others − Cancer − Diabetes − Obesity − Blindness − Accidents and Injuries 15.Review of the public health relevance of Maternal and Child health physical. Organizational and Functional components of the Maternal and Child Health Services Program in India . Demography .Interpretation and implications of Demographic Cycles on global and Indian context.Meaning and relevance of Risk Approach to Maternal and Child Health . Eg. Principles of Tropical Medicine .Rationale. effectivity. factors for non-compliance of usage.Meaning and relevance of Family Planning.Maternal and Childhood Disease control strategies .

Implication of Gene therapy.Child Guidance Clinic . .Appropriate choice of epidemiologic approach for given situations. . Child Marriage.Screening for diseases.Disabled / Handicapped children 23. SRS .Relevance and Impact of population Genetics .Life table and its uses .Preventive and Social Measures in Genetics . Normal distribution and inductive statistics . Social Paediatrics . drug abuse.Sampling and Planning of health survey . Street Children.Evaluation of health and measurement of morbidity / mortality . Evaluation of screening tests.Estimating population values . Experimental and importance of Multi-Centric studies.. . behavioral and learning problems. Genetics and Health .School level counseling for chronic absenteeism.Measures of central tendency .Monitoring Health of school children and school staff 22.Measures of variability .Analysis of variance . 25. .Presentation of data and Record keeping .Types and detailed methodologies of Epidemiological studies such as Descriptive.Principles of Epidemiology . Child Abuse. Analytical.Fertility indicators 20. School Health Services . Biostatistics .Objectives of school health services . .Planning for components of school health service and their implementation strategies ( including child – parent – teacher and community roles) .Probability. Child Labour.Use of computers ( SPSS.Interventional strategies for Juvenile Delinquency. Epi-info etc) .Interpretation of Epidemiological studies. .Qualitative Research methodologies .Child Placement .Vital Statistics & Registration .Census. 21.Tests of significance (Parametric / Non-parametric ) . Stem-cell research on future disease control program strategies.Association and correlation and Regression .Evaluation methodologies 24. Principles and Application of Epidemiology. and gender based issues.Collection / Organization of data / Measurement scales .Multi-variate Analysis and Meta analysis . Research Methodology .

29 Health care of the Aged . Occupational Health . . . .Causes.Formulating Objectives .Gender Issues in work environment.Surveying for identifying Health Hazards in Home based cottage Industries. resettlement and urbanization problems. migration.Understanding the Basic Scope of Occupational health Legislation such as ESI Act.Conceptual framework of study . . Tobacco and Alcohol Addiction and its Prevention. .Physiology and their application in Occupational Health Intervention Programs.Public health implications of increasing trends in longevity of life. 28. .Emerging mental health issues of marital..Review of factors associated with the success / failure / stagnation of the present status of these National Health Programs.Drug Abuse. etc. travel related. .Planning and Intervention strategies for community based mental health programs .Preparing dissertation synopsis . .Research design choice . .Identifying need for research study . . Mines Safety Act.Corporate Sector in view of Globalization and Outsourcing of work. .Epidemiological factors associated with the current and emerging mental disorders of public health importance. relevance and components of Community Based Geriatrics care . Community Mental Health .Methods of Literature Review ( References and Bibliography ) .Problem statement .Health planning strategies for enhancing quality of life of senior citizens.Components of individual National health Programs .Providing Social security for industrial workers by the Industrial .Principles of Industrial Safety measures and Industrial house-keeping.Needs Assessments for New Programmes 27. .Need.Basic Principles of Ergonomics and Work.Relevance of Occupational Environment to Health Hazards . consequences and Intervention Strategies for occupation related diseases of public health importance.Principles of Community Mental Health . .Principles of Industrial Psychology including work related stress management.Analysis and discussion and presentation 26. Factories Act. . family based problems.Surveying for identifying Industrial Health hazards .Choice of Methodologies .Relevance and meaning of Industrial Toxicology in the management of Health hazards. National Health Programs .Causes and reduction of Sickness Absenteeism.

Brief Review of definition. Technical Intervention for Disaster Relief program including Multi-Sectoral Co-ordination.Applications of health information on National and International Notification of Diseases. .Relationship of Planning to Management .Programs.Social Security for the Aged. . 34. and NGO sectors in Health Program implementation 32. . . .Understanding the short and long term Health Impact of Disasters .Intervention strategies for desired Behavioral change in the community. Operational.Project Report Writing and Reporting .Understanding the Supplementary. .Community Based Rehabilitation for the physically challenged 31. . towards the physically challenged.Vision.Situational Analysis Methods . .Participatory Approaches to plan execution .Basis of Health Systems Research. Goal setting and objective formulation . for the physically and Socioeconomically challenged people. Health Care Management . . .Assessing priorities for Disaster Response. Complementary and Substitution Roles of the Voluntary Sector in Health Care.Networking strategies for Govt.Case Studies of Health care strategies adopted by NGOs.Importance of Operation Research Methods in Health care Management. . Health care for the Challenged .Multi-disciplinary approach in the health care of the physically challenged.Use of Internet and Intranets including NICNET. Prioritization.Criteria setting for Prioritization .Community Disaster Preparedness training needs for Health Providers and Beneficiaries. 33.Sources and methods of data acquisition.Monitoring and Evaluation Parameters selection and implementation . 30. . Voluntary Sector in Health .Resource Generation Methods . Disaster Management and public health emergencies .Selected Management Techniques relevant to Health care.Vulnerability factors in health.Post Disaster Follow up care .Basics of Health Economics . . etc. Mission.Planning for Administrative. . .Uses of Health Information System in Health planning including Situational analysis. Monitoring and Evaluation.Strategies Formulation . . Health Information System.Relevance of Qualitative methods in Health Management . types and causes of Disaster.

Medical Entomology .Writing of a Research Protocol.Setting up and Implementing Quality Control of Health care programs. body fluids Samples to Laboratory . .Principles of Counseling .Organizing health component of Relief camps during war. etc) on Health.Interpretation of Entomological Survey findings and Vector indices calculation . .Microscopic examination of stools and interpretation .Demonstration of mounting entomological specimens and reporting .Planning of public Health measures during pandemics of new diseases. of Microbiology) Hand on experience in staining techniques and interpretation of: . . Other Free Topics Insurance and Health Development of Appropriate Technologies which is Cost Effective National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) Concept of Hospital Management / System Modern Management Approaches. mass migration.Grams Stain .Demonstration of Collection. COURSE CONTENTS FOR PRACTICALS 1.Importance of Health seeking Behavior .JSB Stain . storage and Dispatch of water.Basis of formulating rational drug policy . . stools. .Components of National Health Policy .Interpretation of commonly used serological tests such as Physical / Biological / Chemical water analysis reports / Widal / HIV / Hepatitis B/ VDRL/ Viral Antibody Titres 2.Nosocomial infection and Hospital Infection Control .Demonstration of Collection and transportation of Entomological specimens . Material Management. Microbiology applied to Public Health ( Dept.Relevance of Evidence Based Medicine in the planning of Disease control Programs .Impact of Macro-Climatic changes (eg: Global Warming.RECENT ADVANCES AND TOPICS OF CURRENT INTEREST (Topics may be extracted from individual area of Syllabus content above.) .Ziehl-Neilson Stain .Identification of mosquitoes/fleas/ticks/others .Role of Clinical Specialists in Community Health Care Programs .Selected Methods in Operation Research.Peripheral blood examination of Thick and Thin Smears and Reporting .Use of Computers in Public Health . Human Resource Management Problem Solving Approaches and Managerial Decision Making.

Industrial Health Survey and recommendation reports for Industrial and homebased Work places. temperature. humidity and other meteorological factors and their effect on health.ICDS office/ Anganwadi Centre .PRA Techniques and Interpretive Reporting .IEC Field Exercises organization.District Hospital .District Health Office . . Epidemiological ( including outbreaks of disease ) and Statistical Exercises 4. Clinico Social Case Studies and family studies to illustrate principles and practice of Community Health 5. . stationary. Observation of Family Counseling by MSW 14. 7.PHC/SC/CHC . Specialist Camp.Demonstration of Supervisory methods and Performance Appraisal at PHC/SC and field level. lab supplies. 11. . School Health Surveys with recommendations. Diet and Nutritional Survey of a Community 8. 6. .Field Publicity Office .Taluk Hospital .Simulated exercises in Preparation of Budgeting at the PHC level . Socio-Economic surveys in Urban and Rural areas and their interpretation on direct and indirect health care needs and usage. execution and evaluation . MCH. Situational analysis of selected potentially health hazardous Environments and its influence on health 10. Immunization camps. transport schedules.Simulated calculation of Requirement of Vaccines. Investigation of an Outbreak of a disease and suggested control Measures. IEC. 13. equipment . 12.Simulated exercises for Organization of field and centre based camps for Family Welfare. Medicines.Planning for simulated public health intervention programs including disaster relief measures.Assessment of Health Needs.VED Analysis etc. Field and simulated Exercises in . staff deployment.3. Collection and Dispatch of Food Samples for Lab Investigations 9. Include interpretation of reports quantifying air pollution. at the PHC level . Situational status ( organizational structure and functioning with feasible recommendations ) Reporting on Visits/Postings to the following institutions . etc. noise pollution.

UFWC .Water supply and water treatment plant .Records design.Blindness Rehabilitation schools . .Observation and participation in the Laboratory work with emphasis on result interpretation.Vector control centre (Hosur) -. .Public Health Laboratory . . .Market place . .Cancer Hospital .Polio Surveillance Office . data compilation and Reporting procedures for National health programs .Field visits with peripheral health care staff to review problems associated with Implementation of Health programs. Growth and Development monitoring through analysis of cumulative under-five and Antenatal cards and follow-up programs for drop-outs.Sewage Treat Plant . recording procedures. .Home for the aged .Malaria Research Centre . etc.National Tuberculosis Institute / DOTS centre . .Participation in organization and management of health camps.Visit to factory / inspectorate of factories .Any large NGO . .Physically Handicapped Centre .Slaughter House .High risk pregnancy identification . .Nutrition Status calculation.Registration and participation in care of Antenatal and under-fives ..Hotel food storage.Deaf and Dumb schools .Milk Dairy .Spastic society .Disinfection and Infection control methods .Infectious disease hospital .Medical Waste management observation and review report.Family Welfare Camps .Food and Beverages Processing Units 15.Health Information preparation using MCH indicators and their interpretation.Leprasorium . cooking and food waste disposal zones.Observation and reviewing methods of motivating for Family welfare.Malaria/DTC/ Filaria units . .Observing and participation in Antenatal care .Cold Chain observation upto vaccine administration at field level.Measuring Health care service Utilization rates for the centre.Immunization coverage calculation and follow up. Postings to Urban and Rural Health Centres with emphasis on:. .Collection and dispatching and follow-up for Vaccine Potency testing. .

. Technique of skills in Pedagogy . log books are a tool for the evaluation of the training programme of the institution by the University. Seminars 8. Practical Demonstrations 5.Internal assessment should be based on the evaluation of the log book review. 2. Presentation for joint discussions of Field and centre activity Review reports and Work. .No.The log book is a record of the important activities and their critical review by the candidates during his training. Skill evaluation . Dissertation (guidelines to student) (Please see also Sl. Conducting of Surveys / epidemiological projects Log book . Collectively. Assignment writing.through journal clubs. Self Evaluation--Through daily Work Diary 2. Knowledge Evaluation-.9. Involvement in Specific Departmental Project works 12.through demonstration and Practicals and field reports 5. Supervised Training of undergraduates including Lesson Planning 11.Through lesson plans and supervised taking of classes for undergraduates 4. Field visits – Family Studies / Clinico-Social Case Studies / Site Visits 6. Epidemiological Exercises 10.TRAINING ACTIVITIES The entire training and the facilitation of the learning process will be aided through the following methods of learning: 1. Journal Clubs 9. the presentations and procedures and feed-back. Chapter .I) Step 1 Identifying guide and co guide Step 2 Review of available literature Step 3 Short listing of topic of interest Step 4 Workup in detail on few topics keeping in mind the feasibility and discussion at the dept level Step 5 Selection and finalization of the topic and submission of protocol Step 6 Preparation and submission of synopsis six months after the date of . Lecture discussions 4. Faculty Evaluation --Through scrutiny of work diary by Head of Dept and staff 3. Institutional visits 7. 1. carried out by the candidate as well as encountered Problems/Alternative solutions/ innovation / organizational work / recommendation by student / Intersectoral work/ self assessment done.diary analysis 3. Please see Model Check Lists in Chapter IV. seminars and tests.The log book entries record includes academic activities.

Epidemiology of communicable diseases and non-communicable diseases.admission and as notified by the University Step 7 Preparation of study instrument Step 8 Pilot survey Step 9 Finalizing the study Step 10 Data collection Step 11 Data entry. Information. Total marks for each paper will be 100. Social Pediatrics Community Mental Health. Community based Rehabilitation Tribal health. Primary Health Care. The Role of Social Sciences health in concepts of Public Health. Parasitology. Demography and Family welfare. Immunology and Zoonotic diseases. Microbiology including Entomology. Public Health emergencies and calamities. Public Health emergencies and Disaster management. compilation and processing Step 12 Analysis and interpretation Step 13 Presentation and Discussion at the Dept level Step 14 Preparation and submission of dissertation to Registrar Evaluation six months prior to university examination as notified by the University SCHEME OF EXAMINATION A. Paper III: Maternal health and Child health Care. Each paper shall consist of two long essay questions each question carrying 20 marks and 6 short essay questions each carrying 10 marks. Reaching health care for the unreached. and Health care of the Aged. Biostatistics and Research methodology. National Health Programmes. Paper I: History of Public Health and Community Medicine. school health. Cares of special groups viz. Environmental health and Ecology. Epidemiology. each of three hours duration. Occupational health. adolescent health. Care of challenged. . Communication and Counseling. Paper II: Principles of Nutrition and Applied Nutrition. Questions on recent advances may be asked in any or all the papers. Theory written Examination There shall be four question papers. Education.

Problem on Epidemiology and Biostatistics (One) (50 marks) (60 min) Based on situation analysis from communicable or non-communicable diseases. Public Health Laboratory (Two) (30 marks) (30 min) Staining of smears. Environmental health including Entomology & Occupational health. MCH & FP including demography. treatment and management of common communicable or non-communicable diseases/conditions with emphasis on social and community aspects. 3. analytical approach. Health care delivery. Student shall also be given case reports. Clinico-social case study (One case) (50 marks) (60 min) Basic clinical presentation and discussion of diagnosis. MCH & FP. & milk analysis or interpretation of given results of any above tests. 5. sera and other immunobiologicals. Presentation and discussion will be on the health status of the family and of any case/individual in the family and on factors that contributed towards maintenance of health and occurrence of disease. Microbiology including parasites. charts for interpretation. International Health. Spotters shall be from Nutrition. Health care management. 2) Pedagogy Exercise: (20 Marks) (30 min) . management at individual. Family Study : (One) (50 marks) (60 min) One family will be allotted in rural/urban field practice area. NGOs. B. vaccines. 4. Voluntary Health Organizations. Genetics and Health Paper IV: Health Care systems in India. water. City/Town planning and Health. 2. expression and interpretation of data. It includes discussion on dissertation. interpretation of common serological diagnostic tests. Health information system. Environmental health including Entomology and Occupational Health. family. VIVA-VOCE: 100 marks 1) Viva-Voce Examination: (80 Marks) (30 min) Students will be examined by all the examiners together about student’s comprehension. PRACTICALS 200 marks 1. and community levels. Health legislation. Spotters (Five) (20 marks) (30 min) Identification and description of relevant public health aspects of the spotters/specimen by the student.

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