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Community Medicine



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  • Plot CTS no. 1’/223-A & L-222-A, S.No. 4I of Village Oshiwara, [K/W], Andheri west, Mumbai
  • Second Floor, New College Building, HBT Medical College, Juhu, Mumbai 400056

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Teaching Faculty

Activities of the Department

Academic Activities of the department:

UG Teaching
  • In accordance with the new curriculum, the details of teachings conducted at our department are as follows:
  • Foundation Course: 8hrs
  • Pandemic Module: 5hrs
  • AETCOM Module: 10hrs
  Theory Practicals (Clinical Postings)
Lectures Small Group Teachings Self Directed Learning
I MBBS 20 hrs 27 hrs 5 hrs
II MBBS 20 hrs 30 hrs 10 hrs 60 hrs
III MBBS 40 hrs 60 hrs 5 hrs 108 hrs
PG teaching:
  • This Department is committed towards regular conduct of Post Graduate teaching activities even with the ongoing pandemic. A total of 53 PG Teaching activities have been conducted in last 5 months:
Sr. No. Details of Activity Total held
1 Journal Clubs 11
2 National Health Policy Discussions 10
3 LAQ Writing 10
4 Newspaper article Discussions 7
5 Clinico-social Case Presentations 3
6 Faculty Lectures 3
7 Biostatistics 3
8 University & PG Seminars 3
9 Guest Faculty Lectures 2
10 Communication Skills Activity 1
Sections or branches of department:

As per the MCI guidelines the department of Community Medicine has its Urban health training center (UHTC) at Swami Samarth Nagar, Lokhandwala, Mumbai. (located at Plot CTS no. 1’/223-A & L-222-A, S.No. 4I of Village Oshiwara, [K/W], Andheri west, Mumbai). The necessary administrative sanctions have been obtained from the Local Authority Bodies.

Department of Community Medicine has adopted three Primary Health Centres namely Kaman PHC, Satpati PHC, Kelve Mahim PHC of the Palghar District of Maharashtra. Out of these three PHCs, Kaman PHC, Taluka Vasai, District Palghar is upgraded to Rural Health Training Centre (RHTC). The Government of Maharashtra has published Government Resolution (GR) of RHTC on website. Memorandum of Understanding between District Health Department of G.o.MH and HBTMC of MCGM is done.

Services provided by department:
  1. Departmental Services: Covid19 Surveillance, Covid19 Vaccination, IDSP, HMIS, School Health Services, Outreach Activities like Monsoon Health Camps.
  2. Urban Health Training Centre, Lokhandwala: Minor ailments OPD, Under-5 clinic, Speciality OPD (Medicine, OBGY, Paediatrics), Basic Lab services (Malaria testing, Sugar testing), Student Visits and Outreach activities.
  3. Rural Health Training Centre, Kaman, Vasai: OPD services, Student visits, Speciality OPDs (Medicine, OBGY, Paediatrics, Skin, Ophthalmology), Ante-natal checkups under PMSMY, Ashram school check-up, Mass Drug Administration for Filariasis, Anganwadi checkup, Immunization, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan and Family Survey.

CME

7. New services started since 2015:
  • Urban Health Training Centre, Lokhandwala: Minor ailments OPD, Under-5 clinic, Speciality OPD (Medicine, OBGY, Paediatrics), Basic Lab services (Malaria testing, Sugar testing), Student Visits and Outreach activities.
  • Rural Health Training Centre, Kaman, Vasai: OPD services, Student visits, Speciality OPDs (Medicine, OBGY, Paediatrics, Skin, Ophthalmology), Ante-natal checkups under PMSMY, Ashram school check-up, Mass Drug Administration for Filariasis, Anganwadi checkup, Immunization, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan and Family Survey.

Vision of Department

The Department of Community Medicine, HBT Medical College & Dr RN Cooper Hospital, is now fully operational with Senior & Junior Faculty members along with Senior Residents, Junior Residents and Intern doctors. With combined efforts of this team, we hope to strive towards our Goal of achieving excellence in our field under following objectives:
  1. To focalize on the special concerns related to Covid–19 pandemic and continue to deliver upon related activities like Surveillance of cases & Vaccination against Covid–19.
  2. Simultaneously, to improvise upon already existing infrastructure and activities in Department, UHTC & RHTC for facilitating an all–inclusive training for our postgraduate resident doctors, interns and undergraduate students.
  3. To fully rollout the new MBBS curriculum (CBME) for subsequent batches of undergraduate students and focus on the ultimate goal of making them community-responsive doctors.
  4. To incorporate new field visits, trainings and other activities so as to aid postgraduate students in understanding of the urban & rural public health systems in a more comprehensive manner.
  5. To try to establish continuum of delivery of various services right till the end of pandemic and furthermore modify the service components as per the need of the post-pandemic era.
  6. To organize skill development sessions & orientation and refresher trainings for teaching staff, paramedical workers and postgraduate students in form of Seminars, Webinars, Workshops, Panel Discussions, etc.
  7. To encompass quality research across all work stations viz. medical college & hospital, urban field practice area and rural field practice areas.

Gallery

1) Teaching Faculty

Current Update Feb,2020
Sr.No Name of Faculty Designation EMAIL ID
1 Dr. Balkrishna Adsul Professor (Addl) & HOD adsulbb@gmail.com
2 Dr. Sanjay Gangaram Panchal Associate Professor drsangpan@yahoo.co.in
3 Dr. Smita Santosh Chavhan Associate Professor drsmita1409@gmail.com
4 Dr. Sophia D. Fernandes Assistant Professor drfernandescooper@gmail.com
5 Dr. Roshni Cynthia Miranda Associate Professor dr.roshnidsouza@gmail.com
6 Mr. Aniket Ravindra Ingale Biostatistician cum Asst. Prof aniketingale509@gmail.com
7 Dr. Kirti Vinayak Kinge Assistant Professor drkirtikinge@gmail.com
8 Dr Prasad Tukaram Dhikale Associate Professor drdpkem@gmail.com
9 Dr Reema Wankar Associate Professor reema_wankar@yahoo.co.in
10 Dr Chinmay Gokhale Associate Professor chinmay7788@gmail.com
11 Dr Richa Arun Shete Sr. Resident rucha.shete@gmail.com
12 Dr Preksha B Shah Registrar drpbsac@gmail.com
13 Dr Tirupati Registrar kadamtirupati12@gmail.com
14 Dr Anhinav Mishra Registrar abhinavmishra7960@gmail.com
 

2) Vision of department

  1. To start post graduate degree (M.D.) course in Community Medicine by 2020.
  2. To develop the Rural Health training Center, Kaman, Vasai with referral linkages and develop a model to improve service component in National Health Mission

3) Individual faculty information (name ,designations, experience ,publications, achievements) and photograph in following format

Information of faculty

 

4) Sections or branches of department:

  • As per the MCI guidelines the department of Community Medicine has its Urban health training center (RHTC) at Swami Samarth Nagar, Lokhandwala, Mumbai. (located at Plot CTS no. 1’/223-A& L-222-A, S.No. 4I of
  • Village Oshiwara, [K/W], Andheri west, Mumbai).The necessary administrative sanctions havebeen obtained from the Local Authority Bodies.
  • Department of Community Medicine has adopted three Primary Health Centres namely Kaman PHC, Satpati PHC, KelveMahim PHC of the Palghar District of Maharashtra. Out of these three PHCs, Kaman PHC, Ta. Vasai, District Palghar is upgraded to Rural Health Training Centre (RHTC). The State Government Resolution (GR) is taken and also available on website. Memorandum of Understanding between District Health Dept and HBTMC is done.
 

5) Services provided by department:

  • a) Managing Integrated Disease Surveillance Program (IDSP) of Dr. R. N. Cooper Hospital.
  • b) General OPD, under-five clinic, Geriatric clinic, Healthy mother OPD, Adolescent girls program conducted in Urban Health Training Centre.
  • c) Health camps and health awareness programs conducted in the field practice area of UHTC.
  • d) School health camps.

6) Activities of the department:

  • Academics ( teaching schedules /practical /clinical posting for student)
 

7) New services started since 2015 –

  • Under-five clinic, Geriatric clinic, Healthy mother OPD, Adolescent girls program conducted in Urban Health Training Centre.
 

8) CME/ Conferences/ Training/workshop conducted by department (year 2015-18):

  1. Programmatic Management of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (PMDT) RNTCP training.
  • Date: 20th and 21st March 2018
  • No. Participants: 139.
  1. Sexual Harassment at Workplace: Workshop for Medical teaching faculty.
  • No of Participants: 36
  1. Sexual Harassment at Workplace: Workshop for Resident doctors and Nursing staff
  • No of Participants: 57
  Museum – Department of Community Medicine  image020
 
School Health Check up Camp image023
Inauguration of Rural Health Training Centre, Kaman, Vasai. image021 image022
Health Check up of children attending Anganwadi’s under ICDS – Orientation image024
Collaboration with Health Post for service delivery in the field training area of UHTC