DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY MEDICINE

SERVICES

The department is located on the ground Floor of the Teaching  Block  opposite the main entrance, in the western end. Clinical  services are provided  inMedicalCollegeHospital.

PREVENTIVE CLINIC (OP 60)

Immunization services and antirabies prophylaxis

OP  (9am -12 noon) Functions on all days round the year

Casualty services provided  for animal bite cases.

6000 new cases managed annually.

IDRV introduced since March 2009

LOCAL OP (urban): (NMCH)

OP : 8AM-11 AM ( Monday to Saturday)

100 patients attend daily .

MALARIA DIAGNOSIS

Available in the Department  Laboratory from 9am-4pm ( All working days)

600-700  smears examined / year

Drugs issued as per National Program

REGIONAL PREVENTION OF EPIDEMIC & INFECTIOUS DISEASE CELL:

             PEID cell coordinates Disease Surveillance program in the MedicalCollege and

assists with epidemic  response inNorth Kerala.

MEDICAL COLLEGE HEALTH UNIT CHERUPPA :

            OP -8am-12 noon

Immunisation  services –Wednesday 9am-1pm

Outreach immunization in Subcentres

Antenatal clinic and Family Planning: -Thursday  (8am -12 noon)

Adolescent and Geriatric clinics

In 2011 -  88050 OP patients and 150 inpatients were treated.

HEALTH EDUCATION :

Assists  with IEC Services  in schools, colleges ,other agencies and media.

OUTREACH  PROGRAMS

Assists with outreach programs for  National Health programs ,social agencies and NGOs.


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