Department of Community Medicine
The subject of Community Medicine is encompassing a holistic approach regarding preventive medicine and research methodology and is taught at IMDC in an integrated style to the students of 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th year MBBS, focusing on community oriented medical education with community based approach and problem based learning.
Community medicine focuses on primary health care, health system research analysis, reproductive health, occupational health, demography, environment, epidemiology, screening, and biostatistics and disaster management. Field visits are arranged for 4th year students imparting a practical knowledge of the health systems of Pakistan, especially the primary and secondary health care systems. Similarly, World Day(s) are also celebrated with zeal & zest by both faculty members and students, like, “World No Tobacco Day “&”World Health Day”.
The Department of Community Medicine, led by extremely motivated and versatile faculty members, is actively involved in research publications and on average 8-10 research papers are published yearly.