DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY MEDICINE
Protection & Promotion of public Health are the goals of community medicine and this subject deals with the health and disease in the population of defined communities or groups in order to identify their health needs. This subject is also designed to plan, implement, and evaluate health programs to effectively meet the health needs of the community. Community Medicine reaches out to people to provide services for prevention of disease (such as immunization), promotion of health (such as safe water supply and sanitation, vector control measures etc.) and provision of primary medical care in greater range involving some common endemic disease of large number of people. The knowledge of this subject has significant role during natural or manmade disaster.
The department of community medicine is located in the middle portion of the 1st floor taking the eastern side. This department is another complete department in terms of teaching stuff, infrastructure, equipment. Undergraduate students are taught in a palatable way. Receiving the concept of this subject students can personify a hegemony in themselves in the health care system of Bangladesh.