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Aimst University M.B.B.S Community Medicine and District Health Office Posting

The Complete Collections Of Community Medicine and District Health Office Posting by Aimst University M.B.B.S Students.

> Learning Objectives for the Posting to DHO office

Students are expected to learn :
  1. Health Infrastructure
    • Structure and function of various levels of health care
    • Number of health facilities
    • Health Personnel and their responsibilities
    • Budget allocation

  2. Family health: MCH, Nutrition.
    • Scope of family health
    • Factors affecting family health
    • Family health acts
    • Family health programmes by the MOH
    • Indicators used for evaluation
    • Maternal health services
    • Elderly and child health services
    • Nutritional assessment skills
    • Job responsibilities and infrastructure

  3. Disease control: CDC & NCDC
    • Disease surveillance systems including Computerized systems
    • Vaccines and immunization
    • Programmes by MOH
    • Notification methods
    • Control programmes
    • Job responsibilities and infrastructure
    • Strategies for Epidemic investigation

  4. Food quality control: Food sampling, Premise inspection, Issuance of cert. for food export, Enforcement.
    • Local laws and regulations
    • Basis and methods of premise regulation
    • Methods of sample collection
    • Job responsibilities and infrastructure.

  5. BAKAS , Safe water supply, Sanitation, Solid waste, Drainage.
    • Methods of safe water supply
    • Disposal of waste
    • Sampling of water
    • Excreta and sewage treatment
    • Waste management
    • Job responsibilities and infrastructure
    • Water Quality Monitoring

  6. Vector borne disease : Dengue, Filariasis and malaria
    • Vector control programmes structure, functions and job responsibilities
    • Vector Control measures
    • Laws on vector control

  7. KPAS : Environmental, Occupational health
    • Basic occupational health
    • Environmental health services in Mal.
    • Job responsibilities of the DHO

  8. Emergency preparedness
    • Preparedness for various types of emergencies including disease outbreaks
    • Contingency plans
    • Personnel involved
    • Training for preparedness
    • Budget allocation

  9. Training programmes
    • Types of training programmes
    • Personnel involved in training
    • requency of training

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