Community Medicine is the branch of medicine concerned with the health of populations. It strives to protect and promote the health and well-being of the community through the Primary Health Care approach.
The Subject is part of Final year B.H.M.S., it’s also known as the Preventive and Social Medicine Commonly now termed as Community Medicine, as name suggest it’s classical study of Social aspect of Diseases through which diseases pattern is studied in connection with it’s distribution and determination. Also Social, emotional, financial, cultural effects on Health and Diseases Development, progression of disease and Health related issue in society. It deals with not only medicine but to impart knowledge to the students about the diseases prevention, nutrition, hygiene, addiction and precautionary measure associated with the disease.
As Doctor “Treatment it’s not only duty” but create awareness among the population for all health related issue like, cleanliness, de-addiction with active involvement in government programmes etc. Sanitation and sterilization aspect is to be improved where hygiene and environment is concerned.