Community Medicine


Study of Community Medicine will start in 1st year of 1st phase with 5 hours of Integrated teaching on Behavioural Science and Health Communication. In 2nd phase the comprehensive course course will continue for 1 year with 110 hours of lectures, 160 hours of tutorials and 30 days of COME (Community Based Medical Education). The course will be evaluated by 2nd Professional Examination.


General objective:

To produce medical graduates to meet community health needs and demands of the country.

Specific objectives:

At the end of the course, the students should be able to:

> provide comprehensive health care to the people
> deliver primary health care and essential services package
> conduct epidemiological studies on common health problems
> provide health care with appropriate attitudes
> work as a member of health team
> co-ordinate with national and international health organizations and national health programmes