This course provides the student with the overview of public health as a science, a profession and an institution. It also includes a discussion on the different philosophy and purpose of public health, historical and developmental perspectives of public health, and the scope and basic knowledge of health care delivery i the context of primary health care. The different facets of Family Medicine are taken up also with emphasis on family diagnosis. As a final requirement, the students are expected to submit a paper on family and community diagnosis of families and localities, respectively, which are assigned to them.
Credit: 72 hours
Unit Credit: 4 units