About Community Medicine

Community Medicine ( Preventive and social medicine) , a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention of diseases and promotion of Health. The  goal of the teaching in community medicine to medical students is to prepare them as a competent, knowledgeable and skillful community and first level physicians.

About Department

The department was established since inception of Medical College Bhavnagar  in the year 1995. Dr. (Major) A.R.N. Setalvad was first Professor & Head of the department. 

Main Deliverables of Department

  1. Community medicine teaching, training  and assessment  of Undergraduate (MBBS) and postgraduate (MD and Diploma) students
  2. Epidemiology and Biostatistics resource center for faculty and students of  government medical college, bhavnagar 
  3. Capacity building of Health personnel- Faculty members  are resource persons for training on Prevention and control of vector borne diseases, Immunization Management, Cold chain system, Prevention and control of Non communicable diseases, Integrated management of neonatal and childhood illness (IMNCI), Field Epidemiology training programme, Reserch methodology and Medical education technology (

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  • Lecture Theatre : For 150 students
  • Two Demonstration Room : For 50 students each
  • Seminar Room : For 30 students
  • Departmental Library : 200 books
  • Museum: Well maintained museum with models & charts of public health importance.
  • Research Laboratory
  • Audio-Visual Room : Three TV sets, one VCR, one DVD player, one Laptop, two LCD projecftors, seven Computers
  • Entomology Laboratory
  • Telephone & Fax : 0278 2431866

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    Department of Community Medicine(PSM)
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Department Publication

    Dr. Ghanshyam Naranbhai Ahir (Assistant Professor)


    Dr. Rajan Bharatkumar Desai (Tutor)


    Dr. Pooja Ajitsinh Chauhan (Senior Resident)


NATIONAL JOURNAL ( January 2015 to November 2018)

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Name of authors

Name of Topic

Name of  National journal

Issue and page No

1

Ghanshyam Ahir

Assessment of facility-level preparedness at primary and secondary health care levels for prevention and control of Non-communicable diseases in Bhavnagar district

National Journal of integrated research in medicine

May-June (Volume 9 Issue 3, 2018)

2

Mehul Patel

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