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    NICU in Sikkim

  • 24

    Hours Service

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    Operation Theatres

  • 323

    Expert Faculty

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    Acres of Green Campus

 

OVERVIEW

 

OVERVIEW

The Department of Community Medicine at SMIMS was established in 2001 and covers the following subjects:

 

Epidemiology

Biostatistics

Research Methodology

Sociology

Nutrition

Demography

Health Management

Health Communication

Health Environment and Medical Entomology

Health System and Health Programs Health-related policies, laws Communicable & NCD's including National Health programs



 

 

 

 

 

 

KEY FEATURES

  • Use epidemiology as a scientific tool to make rational decisions relevant to communities and individuals for preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative care.
  • Diagnose and manage public health problems prevailing in the community keeping in mind the existing health care system in the context of the prevailing socio-cultural beliefs.
  • Guides the health system at policy, planning, implementing and evaluation level.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Research
  • Trains the medical (MBBS & MD students of all streams) and paramedical staff.
  • Technical support and monitoring the national health program.
  • Health promotion and disease prevention in community.
  • Community awareness for disease prevention and control.
  • Outbreak investigation and containment.

FACULTY

I am proud that you intend to join SMIMS, which over more than a decade has created a niche for itself as one of the most sought after medical institution.”

 

Dr Muralidhar V Pai

Dean, SMIMS

BENEFITS

RESEARCH

 

The areas of research include:Community based public health research; Estimate disease burden; Framing policies for disease control; Monitoring and evaluation

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