community medicine


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com·mu·ni·ty med·i·cine

the study of health and disease in a defined community; the practice of medicine in such a setting.

community medicine

n.
Public health services emphasizing preventive medicine and epidemiology for members of a given community.

community medicine

An informal division of general medicine, defined as the care of Pts in the context of their daily lives. See Family practice.

com·mu·ni·ty med·i·cine

(kŏ-myū'-ni-tē med'i-sin)
The study of health and disease in a defined community; the practice of medicine in such a setting.
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Quraishy said after inaugurating the Ehad Medical Centre, a community medicine centre in F.B Area Karachi, according to a press release issued here on Sunday.
We thank all the faculty in the Departments of Community Medicine and Paediatrics who have supervised the skills of administration of vaccines by the interns on children attending the Immunization clinic.
Auwalu Umar Gajida, and the Head, Department of Community Medicine, Prof.
University of Health Sciences (UHS) Lahore through its affiliated public and private medical colleges offers postgraduate fellowships in community medicine. King Edward Medical University is further offering MPhil in community medicine, and MD and PhD in Public Health.
The current study was conducted with the aim of framing a conceptual setup and introducing a system of skill assessment for interns at the end of Community Medicine posting for acquired skills in cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains.
To assess students' satisfaction and effectiveness of different teaching methods in community medicine and to know the usefulness of different methods adopted in the field of teaching from students' perspective.
* Corresponding author: Saurabh RamBihariLal Shrivastava, MD Community Medicine, Assistant Professor, 3rd floor, Department of Community Medicine, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute, Ammapettai village, Thiruporur--Guduvancherry Main Road, Sembakkam Post, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, 603108, India.
Rukhsana Khan Head of Community Medicine Department were also present at the occasion.
Neil Skolnik is associate director of the family medicine residency program at Abington (Pa.) Memorial Hospital and professor of family and community medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia.
Hassan bin Mohammed Al-Mousa, head of the Family and Community Medicine Department, and other department heads were tasked with overseeing preparations and implementation of support efforts.
Wender is with the American Cancer Society, Atlanta, and the department of family and community medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia.
The program is run out of school-based health centers managed by Christiana Care's Department of Family and Community Medicine.

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