HKE Society's Dr. Maalakaraddy Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Kalaburagi

Affiliated to
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences,
Karnataka, Bengaluru

Recognized by
Central Council of Homoeopathy, New Delhi

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Introduction :The Department of Community Medicine has state-of-the-art facilities for the training of undergraduate students. The department has been involved in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of health programs and activities in the local community.

The Academic year starts IIIrd year & IVth year

Goal of Community medicine are

1. Aware of the physical, social, psychological, economic, and environmental health determinants of health and disease.

2. Think epidemiologically, diagnose totally, treat comprehensively and be able to function as community and first contact physician.

3. Able to apply the clinical skills to recognize and manage common health problems including their physical, emotional and social aspects at the individual, family and community levels and deal with public health emergencies

Department has the following Objectives-

A student shall be able to –

1. Understand the principles of prevention and control of communicable and non communicable diseases.

2.  Participate actively in epidemiological studies to identify and prioritize health Problems of the community. Collect data, analyze, interpret, and apply relevant statistical tests, to make a report.

3.  Participate actively in health care service for special groups like mothers, infants, under five children, school children, adolescents and elderly of rural, tribal and urban slum dwellers.

4. Participate actively in investigation of outbreaks/epidemics of various diseases and other public health emergencies.

5. Participate actively in implementation of National Health Programmers.

6. Learn and practice principles of behavioral change communication, supervision, leadership, resource management, health information management, community participation and coordination, administrative functions etc.

7. Continuously upgrade his knowledge, attitude and skills in the subject.

Faculty Details:

Sl.No Photo Name of the Faculty Qualification Designation Teaching Experience
1 Dr. V M Patil M.D (Hom) Prof.  

26 Years

5 Months
  Dr. Rajshekhar v Yekkelli M.D (Hom)

Asso. Prof.


21 Years

4 Months

Dr. Sunil Deshmukh

(Guest Faculty)

M.D (Community


Asso. Prof. 15 Years 11 Months