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
Dr. Naureen Omar
Dr. Hina Ahmed
Dr. Shamaila Hassnain
Dr Fawadia Khan
Dr. Tayyeba Komal
Dr. Umbreen Navied
Dr. Huda Sarwar
Dr. Mehnaz Munir
Dr. Muhammad Sohaib
Ms. Afshan Khanum
MSc, M Phil Statistics
Ms Farah Tiwana
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
|Evaluation Of Perceptions Of Undergraduate Medical Students About Learning Environment At Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore||Biomedica||2018|
|2.||Dr Naureen Omar
|Intellectual disability among special children and its associated factors: A case
control study, Lahore Pakistan
|3.||Dr Naureen Omar
|Epidemiological Distribution Of Road Traffic Accidents In Tertiary Care Setups Of Lahore, Pakistan||Biomedica||2018|
|4.||Dr Naureen Omar
|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
|Factors associated with vaccination status of children among females of childbearing ag||Biomedica||2018|
|6.||Dr Hina Ahmed
|Hypertension, diabetes and obesity in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and their association with disease activity||Biomedica||2018|
|7.||Dr Hina Ahmed
|3:Perception about the factors associated with smog among Medical student
|8.||Dr Shamaila Hasnain
|Awareness among college girls regarding breast cancer screening : A KAP study in Lahore||IJSR||2018|
|9.||Dr Umbreen Navied
|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 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
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.
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.