DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH SCIENCES

The department is situated on the third floor of the college building, having a motivated and enthusiastic faculty staff. Community Based  Medical Education (CBME)  is the main theme of this department  and consists of training of  efficient human resources in such a way that they may be suited to the needs of the community in order to provide, maintain and improve physical, mental and social health of the individuals in the society. The subject of Community Medicine is imparted from the first to the fourth year MBBS classes with its main examination in the fourth year.  The importance of this subject is to enable the students to bond to the community and appreciate the importance of primary care, disease preventive services and the concept of social accountability. The subject is being taught through different modalities including lectures, tutorials, community rotation

programme, health education sessions, role plays and field visits spread over the whole academic year. The students are trained in research through community household surveys and various research projects from 1st to 4th year.  Hands on training is given to the students on data processing &

analysis on SPSS computer software and report writing.  The department has fully equipped museum with public health related models as per requirement of Pakistan Medicine and Dental Council. The department is recognized for FCPS training by College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan.

Dr. Seema Hasnain
MBBS, FCPS, Diploma in Mat. Child Health
Professor & HOD

Dr. Muhammad Aslam Bajwa
MBBS, FCPS
Associate Professor

Dr. Naureen Omar
MBBS, M.Phil
Assistant Professor

Dr. Hina Ahmed
MBBS, M.Phil
Assistant Professor

Dr. Shamaila Hassnain
MBBS, MCPS
Assistant Professor

Dr Fawadia Khan
MBBS, M.Phil-I
Senior Demonstrator

Dr. Tayyeba Komal
MBBS
Demonstrator

Dr. Umbreen Navied
MBBS
Senior Demonstrator

Dr. Huda Sarwar
MBBS
Demonstrator

Dr. Mehnaz Munir
MBBS. FCPS-I
FCPS-II Trainee

Dr. Muhammad Sohaib
MBBS
Demonstrator

Ms. Afshan Khanum    
MSc, M Phil Statistics
Statistician

Ms Farah Tiwana 
Clinical Psychologist

Publication of the Department of Community Health Sciences

Sr no: Faculty Title of the study Name of journal Year of publication
1. Prof Seema Hasnain

 

HOD

Evaluation Of Perceptions Of Undergraduate Medical Students About Learning Environment At Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore Biomedica 2018
2. Dr Naureen Omar

 

Assistant Professor

Intellectual disability among special children and its associated factors: A case

control study, Lahore Pakistan

JPMA 2019
3. Dr Naureen Omar

 

Assistant Professor

Epidemiological Distribution Of Road Traffic Accidents In Tertiary Care Setups Of Lahore, Pakistan Biomedica 2018
4. Dr Naureen Omar

 

Assistant Professor

Trends in Family Planning Practices of Women in Child Bearing Age: A Community Based Survey in Northern Peri-Urban Areas of Lahore PJMR 2018
5. Dr Hina Ahmed

 

Assistant Professor

Factors associated with vaccination status of children among females of childbearing ag Biomedica 2018
6. Dr Hina Ahmed

 

Assistant Professor

Hypertension, diabetes and obesity in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and their association with disease activity Biomedica 2018
7. Dr Hina Ahmed

 

Assistant Professor

3:Perception about the factors associated with smog among Medical student

 

Biomedica 2018
8. Dr Shamaila Hasnain

 

Assistant Professor

Awareness among college girls regarding breast cancer screening : A KAP study in Lahore IJSR 2018
9. Dr Umbreen Navied

 

Senior Demonstrator

Use of Oral Sucrose as an Analgesic in Infants for Circumcision: A Review of Practices and Beliefs amongst doctors.” Pakistan Pediatric Journal 2018

Achievements of the Department

In 2018, Final Third Professional Examination, 2 students were awarded Distinctions by the University of Health Sciences in Community Health Sciences.

Research

Research is an essential component of Community Health Sciences, students and faculty are encouraged to conduct researches and participate in on campus and out campus research competitions.

In the current year 2019, students participated and bagged prizes in various competitions.

 

Research Day 2018-  

Fatima Memorial System

Poster and oral presentations both faculty and students.

Total 4 prizes were awarded

Research Presentations

University of Lahore

Fatima Jinnah Medical University

Shalamar Medical College

Oral and poster presentations by 4th and Final Year MBBS students

Total 5 prizes were awarded.

Poster Competition

University of Health Sciences:  Water Conservation

 2nd  Prize was awarded to student of 4th Year MBBS

Outreach Community Activities

Our department is proud of the Community outreach activities being conducted in different communities, Nainsukh, Lakhodair and Malikpur. These activities include mapping, baseline surveys, household surveys, interventional researches, school health projects etc.