Community Medicine with Recent Advances

by AH Suryakantha

This book deals with the “Community Medicine with Recent Advances”. This book is the result of teaching community medicine to undergraduate and postgraduate students for more than three decades. This book is comprised of 8 sections that focus on basic concepts of community medicine, environment and health, nutrition and health, occupational health, epidemiology, health-related disciplines, health administration and organization, and allied subjects, which are further divided into 56 chapters. As per the title, many recent advances in the field of community medicine have been updated and the out-dated topics are deleted. New major topics included are—Anemia Mukt Bharat, assessment of iodine deficiency disorders, health insurance schemes, National guidelines on ART in adults and adolescents, HIV and hepatitis coinfection, epidemiology of suicide, Women’s empowerment, community psychiatry, tribal health, universal health coverage, initiates by government of India for child health promotion, Poshan Abhiyan, covid-19, etc. New small topics incorporated are—Digi health, national digital health mission, holistic health, iceberg of health, refugee health, Bellagio declaration, Jakarta declaration, HIV self-testing, India hypertension control initiative, wash in schools, epidemiological transition, population genetics, gene therapy, journey of first thousand days, elder abuse, geriatric counseling, primary mental health care, public people private partnership, and health information technology. The book is student-friendly because it is written in an understandable way, covering the entire syllabus prescribed by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The lucid language of the book would facilitate quick revision. The book is examiner-friendly because it covers the vast areas of the subject to enable asking questions vertically, horizontally, and tangentially.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Suryakantha AH JJM Medical College, DavangereKarnataka, India
SS Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Davangere, Karnataka, India
Basaveshwara Medical College and Hospital, Chitradurga, Karnataka, India
Amberkar Virupanna Clinic, Davangere, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9789354651250
Speciality Community Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18769
Edition 6/e
Publishing Year 2022
Pages 936
Book Type Textbook


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