Department of Community Medicine





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Other Activities


1.   Participation of faculties in Integrated teaching.

2.   Participation of faculties in CMEs and Seminars

3.   Dr.D.S.Sujith Kumar has presented a poster titled “A COMPARATIVE REVIEW OF ORAL IRON PREPARATIONS IN AYURVEDA AND MODERN MEDICINE” at UGC sponsored NATIONAL CONFERENCE (IPTCON-2017) “Current Challenges in Drug Discovery and Development” Organized by Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (Women’s University), Tirupati on 6th and 7th February 2017

4.   Department of Community Medicine and Department of Nursing together have organized a programme on the occasion of World Health Day on 7th April 2018 at Sri Padmavathi Auditorium, SVIMS.  The activities of the programme were as follows.


  1.  Inaugural address by Dr.M.HanumanthaRao, i/c Director, SVIMS

  2. Talk on World Health Day Theme “Health for everyone and everywhere” by Dr.K.Nagaraj, Professor & HOD of Community Medicine.

  3. Guest talk on

  • “Universal Immunization Coverage – Status Globally and India”  by                   

  • Dr.Anjana.P, Surveillance Medical Officer, National Polio Surveillance Unit (WHO), Nellore

  • “Significance of Primary Health Care in achieving Universal Health Coverage” by Dr.G.Kalyan Chakravarthy, Medical Officer, PHC, Naravaripalle.

  1. Distribution of momentos by Incharge Director, SVIMS - Dr.M.HanumanthaRao,   Registrar, SVIMS – Dr.Kalawat to Medical Officers, Nursing staff, ASHA workers    of PHC’S (Naravaripalle, Mangalam, KuppamBadur, Chandragiri&Kammapalli)  and filed staff of DMC, RNTCP, SVIMS.

4.   On the occasion of World Health Day 2018 UG quiz programme was conducted under the aegis of Indian Association of Preventive and social Medicine (IAPSM).The nodal officer of the programme was Dr.G.VisweswaraRao, Asst.Professor of Community Medicine. The activities carried out included.

a. The elimination round of Quiz Programme was conducted for MBBS students at 2.00 PM on 3rd April, 2018 in the Department of Community Medicine. Twelve teams (36 members) participated from various semesters and four teams were selected for final round.


b.  Final round quiz was conducted on 07/04/2018 in which four teams participated, 3 in each group in the final round quiz.  Total 60 to 70 students and 10 faculties attended the quiz programme.  The winners of the final quiz were  P.Prasanna, Ch.Krishnavalli and M.SaiKeerthi who are 8thsem MBBS students.

5.  The following field activities were conducted under the aegis of Indian Public Health Association on the occasion of World Health Day 2018 in which Dr.V.Chandrasekhar was the nodal officer.

  • A students rally was organised on occasion of World Health day celebration the department of Community Medicine, along with Primary Health Centre, Mangalam.  During the rally the people are created awareness about the theme proposed by World Health Organisation.

  • The rally is commenced by Dr.R.Altaf Hussain, Associate Professor, Dr.V.Chandrasekhar- Asst.Professor and the nodal officer of Indian Public Health Association, Dr.Sulochana-Tutor, Mr.SulemanShareef, PHN, Community Medicine and Mr.Sivaramakrishna, MSW participated in the rally.  

  • A meeting is convened in PHC, Mangalam by Dept of Community Medicine along with Medical Officer, Mangalam  to create awareness regarding “Health for everyone and everywhere” among antenatal women and the patients.

6.   On the occasion of “WORLD TB DAY” on 24th March, 2018    awareness Programme was conducted in Sri Padmavathi Auditorium at 10.30AM. Dr.K.Nagaraj, Professor & HOD, Community Medicine gave a short lecture on current TB situation in India. Dr.Alladi Mohan, Professor & HOD, General Medicine gave a talk on Management of Tuberculosis according to new RNTCP guidelines.

Dr.Y.Bhavani, Asst.Professor was the Nodal officer for conducting World TB day in the Department of Community Medicine under the aegis of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM). The following activities were carried out by the Department.


Students were motivated for competitions “All India short Educational Video Contest” and field based activities.  Out of 4 short educational videos, 3 were selected after screening and videos were uploaded in the you tube.


As a part of field based activities total five teams participated (8 students in each team).  Activities carried out were: a) Awareness campaigns and case finding for TB in Urban slums and villages (Indiranagar, Nehru Nagar, Bommagunta, Mangalam and settipalli).  b) Sensitization on TB case notification to local practitioners, pharmacists. C) Educating the TB patients and their family regarding the importance of drug adherence, cough etiquettes and dealing with adverse effects more than 200 beneficiaries at college level were sensitized. 

 One group was selected for best field based activity and mementos were distributed on World Health Day.  The narrative report and activity summary was sent to IAPSM for all India level and state competitions.


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