Malabar Medical College Hospital and Research Center, Ulliyeri, Kozhikode

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY MEDICINE


Malabar Medical College Hospital and Research Center, Ulliyeri, Kozhikode

Our Team

Dr. Ranganath B.G

MBBS, MD(Community Medicine)

Professor & HOD

Dr.Bhosale Shankar Bapu

MBBS, MD

Professor

Dr. Liby Mary

MBBS, MD

Assistant Professor

Dr.Divya C V

MBBS,MD

Assistant Professor

Dr.Anil.R

MBBS, MD

Senior Resident

Ms. Anusree M .M

MSW

MSW

About our Department


Community medicine as a discipline is a branch of medicine which deals with the study of health and disease in the population of defined communities in order to identify their health needs and to plan, implement and evaluate health programs to meet these needs. Community medicine is a new branch in medicine and sometimes considered synonymous with preventive and social medicine (PSM) and community health (CH). The primary objective of community medicine is prevention of disease and promotion of health. It aims to provide comprehensive health services ranging from preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative services. This approach in community medicine is mainly derived from the older disciplines of public health and preventive medicine.

Approach to community medicine involves the teaching and learning of various concepts, subjects and disciplines including determinants of health and disease, epidemiology, bio-statistics, environmental health, nutritional health, demography, occupational health, social sciences, health information and communication, health care management, health systems and organizations, primary health care, prevention and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases, preventive obstetrics and paediatrics and national health programs.

The faculty of the department undertakes quality teaching and skill based training to students based on the prescribed curriculum incorporating traditional teaching methods, community based learning, case studies, demonstrations, problem-based learning, projects, self-learning and innovative approaches. The department runs rural and urban health training centres and networks with government agencies, institutions and voluntary organizations to facilitate imparting of quality medical education and training to students, and to provide need based community based health care services.

MISSION

Overall department mission

To promote health, prevent and manage disease and maintain health of community through quality medical education, primary health care, outreach services and research

Mission of undergraduate teaching

To develop a well-rounded professional demonstrating knowledge and competence in primary health care, health promotion, disease prevention and its management and maintenance of the health of people.

Departmental Focus

  • To undertake quality teaching and skill based training to undergraduate students based on the prescribed curriculum incorporating traditional teaching methods, community based learning, case studies, demonstrations, projects, self-learning and innovative approaches.
  • To develop and maintain rural and urban health training centres and to network with government agencies, institutions and voluntary organizations for imparting quality medical education and training to students, and to provide need based community based health care services.
  • To undertake quality community health research.

Curriculum teaching objectives

    After completion of undergraduate course, the medical graduate shall be able to:
  • Promote healthy living, nutrition and environment in the community, school and workplaces and advocate for elimination of personal and environmental hazards.
  • Provide patient-centric comprehensive primary health care including referral to specialized services while continuing care and responsibility.
  • Identify health-care needs of populations and population subgroups, undertake relevant interventions and evaluate the impact.
  • Use basic epidemiological principles in the investigation of diseases and outbreaks and apply health promotion and prevention of communicable and non communicable diseases prevalent in the country.
  • Contribute to national health system performance as a member of the public health team in the generation and efficient utilization of human and material resources for provision of health services.

Community outreach clinics and health care

Community outreach clinics and health care The faculty and staff of the department engages in the activities of detection and management of diseases; health information, education and communication; health promotion and disease prevention; maternal and child health care at


  • The communities identified in the areas of rural health training centre (RHTC) at Chakkitapara and urban health training centre (UHTC), Koilandy
  • The clinics in the RHTC and UHTC
  • Outreach clinics in the tribal communities at Vilangad and Muthukad
  • Schools and anganawadi centres
  • Health camps in Kozhikode district
  • Patients are referred to MMCH from outreach centres for further management

Interns are given hands on training under supervision to acquire skills to practice community medicine.

Departmental Focus (Clinical)

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Infrastructure

  • Rural health training centre at Chakkitapara
  • Urban health training centre at Koilandy
  • Lecture gallery
  • Demonstration rooms
  • Museum with specimens and models
  • Library facility
  • Computer systems for data management
  • Vehicles for field visits and community health care

Research Focus and Publications

Research Focus
  • Health status of tribal population in Kozhikode
  • Health status of fishermen population in Kozhikode

Publications


Publications of Dr. Ranganath.B.G, Professor & Head

Sl.No Research Paper Title Journal Name Year Volume Page nos.
1

Coverage survey for assessing mass drug administration against lymphatic filariasis in Gulbarga district, Karnataka, India. (original article)

Journal of Vector
Borne Disease
2010 47 61-64
2

Incidence of adverse events following immunization with SA-14-14-2 JE vaccine among children of 6-10 yrs in Kolar, India.                                                                (Original article)

Journal of Clinical & Biomed Sciences 2011 1(2) 49-54
3

A Clinico-epidemiological profile of Leptospirosis among children in Kolar, Southern India.                                (Original article)

Journal of Clinical & Biomed Sciences 2012 2(3) 134-140
4

Adverse events following immunization with SA-14-14-2 JE vaccine in children of Kolar in Karnataka.                                (Original article)

Journal of Indian Medical Association 2012 110(1) 10-12
5

Assessment of avoidable blindness using RAAB methodology.                                                           (Original article)

North American Journal Medical Sciences 2012 4(9) 389-93
6

SWOT analysis of public private partnership of a Primary Health Centre in Kolar  

Journal of Rural Medicine 2013 8(1) 154-55
7

Barriers to uptake of cataract surgery in a rural population of South Karnataka, India

Int J Cur Res Rev 2013 5(12) 77-82
8

Changing scenario of cataract blindness in Kolar district, Karnataka, South India. The utility of RAAB in reviewing programs                                                                  (Original article)

Ophthal Epidemiol 2013 20(2) 89-95
9

Japanese Encephalitis Syndrome: Prevention and Control strategies in India                                                                   ( Review article)

Journal of Clinical & Biomed Sciences 2015 5 98-106
10

Menstrual Hygiene practices and Knowledge Among High School Girls of Rural Kolar

(Original article)
National Journal of community Medicine 2016 7 754-58
11

Lymphatic filariasis: progress towards elimination

( Review article)
Journal of Clinical & Biomed Sciences 2016 6 44-48
12

Assessment of the respirable dust concentration of the mine tailing area in comparison with the non mining area in KGF 

IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT) 2018 12(3) 37-40
13

Craniofacial anthropometric measurements of selected communities in Kolar region

Journal of the Anatomical Society of India 2017 66 S34
14

Awareness on causes and transmission of malaria in rural Kolar of Southern India: a comparative study

International journal of Community Medicine and Public Health 2018 05 2802-06


Publications of Dr. Shankar Bhosle, Professor

Sl.No Research Paper Title Journal Name Year Volume Page nos.
1

“Behavioral Surveillance Survey regarding Human Immunodeficiency virus /Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome among high school and junior college students.

Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology 2010 76
2

Long-Term Results of Simple Closure of Perforated Duodenal Ulcer in the Era of Proton Pump Inhibitor and Anti-H.PyloriTherapy-

The Internet Journal of Surgery. 2012 28
3

Study of knowledge, attitude and practices regarding dengue in the urban and rural field practice area of a tertiary care teaching hospital in Pune, India

Med J DY PatilUniv 2013 6 374-47
4

Knowledge attitude and practices regarding Hepatitis ‘B’ among class IV hospital workers of tertiary care teaching hospital, Pune, India.

Med J DY PatilUniv 2014 7
5

Prospects and Challenges in India - Editorial

Al Ameen J Med Sci 2015 8(1) 1-2
6

Study of psychosocial problems among adolescent students in, Pune

Al Ameen J Med Sci 2015 8(2) 150-55
7

Some issues in vaccination scene in India

Al Ameen J Med Sci 2015 8(4) 311-12
8

Health seeking behavior among Diabetic patients in Kozhikode Kerala

I nt.JMed.Sci Public Health 2017 6(10) 1519-23
9

.Risk assessment of type 2 diabetes Mellitus among fisherman communityinBeypore area of Kozhikode

Int.J of Community Med Public Health 2017 4(9) 3196-201
10

Tobacco use and Health:Case Control Study in rural Kerala

NatJ.of Research in Community Medicine 2017 6(4) 1-5


Publications of Dr. Anil R, Asst. Professor

Sl.No Research Paper Title Journal Name Year Volume Page nos.
1

The prevalence and profile of disabilities affecting daily activities among the elderly population in Bengaluru city, India.

Int J Community Med Public Health 2016 3 711-14
2

The prevalence of loneliness and its determinants among geriatric population in Bengaluru City, Karnataka, India

Int J Community Med Public Health 2016 3 3246-51
3

An evaluation of Mass Drug Administration for Lymphatic filariasis in Bidar District, Karnataka.

Int J Med Sci Public Health 2017 6(6) 1020-23
4

A cross-sectional study on the awareness and hygienic practices among the poultry butchers in urban Bengaluru

Int J Med Sci Public Health 2017 6(6) 1028-31


Publications of Dr. Divya S, Asst. Professor

Sl.No Research Paper Title Journal Name Year Volume Page nos.
1

A study on selected behavioral factors of mothers influencing acute diarrhoea in under- five children in a rural part of Kerala, India

Int J Community Med Public Health 2016 3(8) 2211-16
2

A Study on Characterization of Breast Lesions Using Sonomammography and Comparing with Histopathology

JMSCR 6 26-34
3

A Study on Characterization of Breast Lesions using Ultrasonography and Mammography and Assessing Its Accuracy by Comparing them with Histopathology

JMSCR 2017 6 1319-26
4

Prevalence and susceptibility to diabetes mellitus using Indian Diabetic Risk Score India

Int J Community Med Public Health 2018


Publications of Dr. Divya CV, Asst. Professor

Sl.No Research Paper Title Journal Name Year Volume Page nos.
1

Prevalence Of Health Care Associated Infections In A Tertiary Care Hospital In Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka: A Hospital Based Cross Sectional Study

Int J Med Res Health Sci 2015 4(2) 317-21
2

A Cross Sectional Study To Evaluate Needle Stick Injuries Among Health Care Workers In Malabar Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India.

Int J Community Med Public Health 2016 3 3340-44
3

A Study On Assessment Of Knowledge On Biomedical Waste Management Among Health Care Workers Of Tertiary Care Hospital.

Int J Community Med Public Health 2016 3 2409-13

Publications

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Online Classes

Faculty Name Date & Time Semester & Topic
Jossy John
Biostatistician cum Assistant Professor
09/04/2020
-
5th Semester
Data entry into master sheet(Clinical posting)
Jossy John
Biostatistician cum Assistant Professor
09/04/2020
-
7th Semester
Types of data, Presentation of data, Normal distribution(Seminar)
DR BHOSALE SB
PROFESSSOR
07-04-2020
8.30 am to 9.30 am
5th Semester
Demography(Theory)
HOUSEHOLD SURVEY
Dr.Krishna Raj
Assistant Professor
07-04-2020
2.30 to 4.00pm
5th Semester
Vaccines in NIS(Practical Class)
Dr. Ranganath BG
Professor
07-04-2020
9.30am-12.30pm
5th Semester
Community health needs assessment(Community health postings)
Dr Bhosale S.B
Professor
06-04-2020
-
7th Semester
Tuberculosis case study(Clinical posting)
Dr.Liby Mary
Assistant Professor
04-04-2020
9.30am-12.30pm
5th Semester
SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT(CLINICS)
Dr.Liby Mary
Assistant Professor
03-04-2020
8.30am-9.30am
7th Semester
SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAMME(THEORY)
Dr.Krishna Raj
Assistant Professor
03-04-2020
-
7th Semester
Acute Diarrhoeal Diseases(Clinical posting)
Dr. Ranganath BG
Professor
03-04-2020
-
7th Semester
Voluntary health agencies(Theory)
Dr.K.S.Premlal
Associate Professor
19-03-2020 & 03-04-2020
9.30 am - 12.30 pm
5th Semester
Anganwadi centre(Field postings)
Dr. KRISHNA RAJ
Assistant Professor
02-04-2020
-
5th Semester
CHC VISIT(CLINICAL POSTING)
Dr.Ranganath BG
Professor
02-04-2020
8.30 AM TO 9.30 AM
5th Semester
Health Education (Theory)
Jossy John
Biostatistician cum Assistant Professor
02-04-2020
8.30 am - 09.30 am
3rd Semester
Biostatistics - Data, types of data, methods of collection of data (Theory)
Dr K.S.Premlal
Assistant Professor
02-04-2020
8.30 AM TO 9.30 AM
7th Semester
VOLUNTARY HEALTH AGENCIES IN INDIA (Theory )
Red cross, Care, SIDA, DANIDA, USAID, FAO
Dr K.S.Premlal
Assistant Professor
01-04-2020
9.30 AM TO 1:00 PM
7th Semester
MALNUTRITION (UNDERNUTRITION ) IN AN UNDER -FIVE CHILD (Clinical Posting )
Dr.Liby Mary
Assistant Professor
01-04-2020
2.00pm - 4.00pm
7th Semester
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PROBLEMS : INCIDENCE &PREVALENCE (PRACTICAL)
Dr.Liby Mary
Assistant Professor
31-03-2020
2.00pm - 4.00pm
5th Semester
PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRE (PRACTICAL)
Dr. Bhosale S.B
Professor
27-03-2020
8.30-9.30 AM
6th & 7th Semester
BLINDNESS (Seminar)

Questions
Dr.Beeson
Asst Professor
26-03-2020
8.30 am to 9.30 am
7th Semester
Health Panning and Planning cycle (Theory)
Dr. Bhosale S.B.
Professor
26-03-2020
2.00 - 4.00 pm
6th & 7th Semester
1. Epidemiology of HIV , 2.Natural history,symptoms diagnosis , 3.Treatment prevention and control (Seminar)
Jossy John
Biostatistician cum Assistant Professor
26-03-2020
8.30 am - 09.30 am
3rd Semester
Biostatistics - Definition, uses/ applications, variables, type of variables (Theory)
Dr.Liby Mary
Assistant Professor
24-03-2020
2.30 pm - 4.00 pm
5th Semester
MEDICAL ENTEMOLOGY -TICKS, MITES & SANDFLY(Theory)
Assignment
Dr. Krishna Raj
Assistant Professor
23rd & 24th March 2020
9.30 am - 12.30 pm
5th Semester
Stroke(Clinical posting)
Dr.Beeson
Assistant Professor
21-03-2020
9.30 am - 12.30 pm
6th & 7th Semester
PBL(clinical posting)
Dr.Beeson
Assistant Professor
20-03-2020
8.30 am - 09.30 am
6th & 7th Semester
NCD Accidents(Theory)
Dr.K.S.Premlal
19-03-2020
8.30 am - 09.30 am
4th & 5th Semester
PREVENTION OF OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES , INDIAN FACTORY ACT, ESI(Theory)

NATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR CONTROL AND TREATMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, PREVENTION OF OCCUPATIONAL DISESEASES
Dr.Liby Mary
Assistant Professor
19-03-2020
8.30 am - 09.30 am
6th & 7th Semester
International health organisations(Theory)
Dr Beeson Thomas
Asst Professor
19/03/2020
8.30 am - 09.30 am
3rd Semester
Specific Nutrition Supplementation IRON, VITAMIN A, IODINE (Theory)
- - Assignments

Prevention of Occupational Diseases

Occupational Health
Dr.Ranganath BG
Professor
19-03-2020 & 20-03-2020
9.30 am - 12.30 pm
2nd Semester
What does it mean to be a doctor? (AETCOM)
Dr.Ranganath BG
Professor
19-03-2020 & 20-03-2020
9.30 am - 12.30 pm
5th, 6th & 7th Semester
Visit to Brick factory

Epidemiology of Influenza, Epidemiology of Diphtheria and Epidemiology of Pertussis

Epidemiology of Tuberculosis

Other Activities

    CAMP REPORT SCHOOL HEALTH EXAMINATION

    Date: 20/02/2020 | Venue: Maruthur GLP school
  • School healthwas organized by Community Medicine department MMCH on 20/02/2020 at Maruthur GLP School Koyilandy from 10 am to 1.30pm.


    • Mentor

    • Dr Liby Mary
      Assistant professor
      Dept of Community Medicine

    Interns participated :

  • Dr.Fathima H
  • Dr.Fathima Hanan Abdul Majeed
  • Dr.Shehim Thahmeez



  • CLASS BOYS GIRLS TOTAL
    Enrolled Examined Enrolled Examined Enrolled Examined
    PREPRIMARY 17 13 24 16 41 29
    1 11 11 10 9 21 20
    2 8 6 7 7 15 13
    3 7 7 12 10 19 17
    4 9 6 5 4 14 10


    CLASS pre-existing disease(*) with complaints(**) vision defect(***) ENT disease(#) skin disease(##) Dental problems(###) others(₩)
    pre-primary 0 11 3 6 0 15 0
    1 1 2 0 1 0 13 1
    2 0 3 0 0 1 11 0
    3 0 7 0 0 0 9 0
    4 0 2 0 0 1 9 0
    Total 1 25 3 7 2 57 0


    • *Pre-existing diseases:Asthma, epilepsy
    • **With complaints:Cough,fever,headache,earache,toothache,throat pain,enuresis
    • ***Vision defects: short-sightedness.
    • #ENT diseases: Impacted wax,tonsillitis
    • ##Skin diseases: pytriasis versicolor,dermatitis
    • ###Dental :caries tooth




      SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION

    • School health examination was conducted at Maruthur GLP school,Koyilandy on 20/02/2020 1O am to 1 pm.
    • Out of 110 students 89 were examined and 71 were referred for further evaluation and management.
    • After analysing the examination details we found that :
    • 1 child was having pre existing diseases (Asthma)
    • 25 children were presented with complaints like fever, cough , earache,throatpain,toothache,Enuresis
    • 3 children with vision defect-short sightedness
    • 7 Students with ENT diseases -impacted wax,recurrent tonsillitis
    • 2 children with skin conditions-Pitiariasis versicolor,Dermatitis
    • 57 children with dental problems- dental caries
    • 1 child presented with umbilical hernia
    • Total number of referred cases-71
    • (57 dental referral,7 ENT referral,1 surgery referral,1 pediatric referal,2 skin referral,3 ophthalmology referral)






    WORLD CANCER DAY AWARENESS PROGRAMME

    Date: 05/02/2020 | Venue: Chakkittapara Gramapanchayath Community hall

    OBJECTIVES

  • To increase awareness about breast & cervical cancer among women in the Chakkittapara Gramapanchayath , Ward 11.


    • TEAM MEMBERS

    • It was held at Gramapanchayath community hall, Chakkittapara,under the guidance of:
    • Dr.Ranganath B.G (HOD, Department of community medicine,MMC)
    • Dr .Premlal (Associate professor , Department of community medicine ,MMC)
    • Dr .Beeson(Assistant professor, Department of community medicine ,MMC)
    • Mrs.Anusree(M.S.W)

    Interns participated :

  • Dr.Vani Raj
  • Dr.Fidha P.O
  • Dr.Fathima samad
  • Dr.Gargi.G.Pavithran
  • Dr.Greeshma D
  • Dr.Veena Krishna



    • PREPROGRAMME PLANNING

    • On the previous day of programme we went to the Chakkittapara grama panchayath office under the leadership of Dr.Premlal & Dr.Beeson , we informed the panchayath president,Ward member & anganwadi supervisor regarding the program and welcomed all the anganwadi teachers and requested them to the invite all the adolescent girls and women in their locality to the awareness class.


      TOPICS COVERED

    • Program started at 11:00a.m. We welcomed the gathering. Dr.Fidha took a section on breast cancer awareness including its risk factors, symptoms, signs, breast self-examination, diagnosis and treatment. Dr.Vani explained in detail about the steps of breast self-examination. Later, Dr.Fathima samad took class on the topic cervical cancer its risk factors, symptoms,prevention & its treatment.Then we had an interactive section, doubts were cleared by Dr.Greeshma, Dr. Gargi&Dr. Veena.
    • Finally,conclusion speech was given by Mrs.Anusree .
    • We had given referral cards to gynaecology & surgery departments.
    • A total of 51 members attended the class in which majority of them were middle aged people and there were a few lactating mothers and elderly peopleThe beneficiaries were very satisfied and expressed their gratitude. The class ended by 12:45pm







    ANGANWADI VISIT REPORT

    Date: 30/01/2020

    Under guidance of:

  • Dr Krishna Raj
    Assistant professor
    Dept of Community Medicine

  • Interns :

  • dr chris mathew koshy
  • Dr drisya dileep
  • Dr fathima h
  • Dr fathima hanan abdul majeed
  • Dr vani raj I
  • Dr veena krishna

  • OBJECTIVES

  • To assess nutritional status
  • To assess health status in under five children
  • Health education in children


    • INTRODUCTION

    • On 30/01/2020 the interns posted in Nandhi visited 2 anganwadis in Nandhi- Ligthouse anganwadi and Nandhi gate anganwadi. Then we did health examination in these 2 anganawadis according to the perfoma we prepared which included the details about child’s name, age, sex, date of birth, religion, parents and medical history, immunization status, deworming status, anthropometry, health examinations in detail.
    • We divided children into groups and examination was done. General physical examination, systemic examination, height, weight, and mid arm circumference were measured.After that we took health education classes on personal hygiene and handwashing method.It was an interactive session.


      VENUE: LIGHT HOUSE ANGANWADI, ANGANWADI NO-108, WARD 17, MOODADI GRAMA PANCHAYATH

    • Anganwadi teacher name-Usha C T K
    • Anganwadi helper- Suhara K

    • No of houses in ward 17:-232
    • No of houses registered under this Anganwadi:-232
    • Pregnant women registered:-10
    • Lactating women registered :-7
    • Adolescent girls registered :-86
    • No of under five children in ward:-97
    • No of under five children registered in the Anganwadi:-12

    • Total no of students-8
    • No of children present-6
    • Total no of girls-3
    • Total no of boys-5
    • All were immunized upto age
    • No.of children having wasting-2(grade l)
    • No of children having stunting-0


      VENUE-NANDI GATE WAY ANGANWADI, ANGANWADI NO-106, WARD-16, MOODADI GRAM PANCHAYAT

    • Anganwadi teacher-Sujatha
    • Anganwadi helper-Sarojini K

    • No of houses in ward 16:-280
    • No of houses registered under this Anganwadi:265
    • Pregnant women registered:9
    • Lactating women registered :9
    • Adolescent girls registered :72
    • No of under five children in ward:121
    • No of under five children registered in the Anganwadi:10

    • Total no of children-10
    • No of children present-4
    • No of girls-5
    • No of boys-5
    • All were immunized upto age
    • No of children having wasting-0
    • No of children having stunting-0


    REPORT

    Anganwadi visit was organised by department of community medicine under the guidance of Dr.Krishnaraj(Asst . Professor department of community medicine) MMCH & RC on 30/01/2020 at light house Anganwadi at Moodadi Panchayath .We reached Anganwadi by 11.30AM.

    We interacted with kids, made rapport with them after that we began examining the children .We took classes on personal hygiene & handwashing methods. DR.Chris ,Dr.Veena & Dr.Fathima.H took classes at Lighthouse Anganwadi,Nandhi. Dr.Drisya,Dr.Vani & Dr.Fathima Hanan took classes at Gateway Anganwadi,Nandhi.

    The lighthouse anganwadi is located under ward 17 in Moodadi panchayath ,232 houses are there in ward of which all are registered under this anganwadi. There were 97 under 5 children in the ward in which 12 children are registered under this anganwadi, of these 6 children attented the physical health examination . There are 10 pregnant and 7 lactating women and 86 adolescent’s registered under this anganwadi.

    Next we visited Nandhi Gateway anganwadi which is located under ward 16 in Moodadi panchayath ,280 houses are there in ward of which 265 are registered under this anganwadi. There were 121 under 5 children in the ward in which 10 children are registered under this anganwadi, of these 5 children attended the physical health examination . There are 9 pregnant and 9 lactating women and 72 adolescent’s registered under this anganwadi.

    After examination we reached a conclusion that 2 children in Lighthouse anganwadi having features of Grade l wasting and no children in Nandhi gateway anganwadi have features of wasting and stunting.







    SCHOOL HEALTH EXAMINATION REPORT

    Date: 01/02/2020 | Time: 11.30 am to 4 pm | Location : CKG Memorial higher secondary school

    Mentor:

  • Dr Krishna Raj
    Assistant professor
    Dept of Community Medicine

  • Team :

  • Dr Chris Mathew Koshy
  • Dr Drisya Dileep
  • Dr Fathima H
  • Dr Fathima Hanan Abdul Majeed
  • Dr Veena Krishna
  • Dr Vani Raj l
  • Dr Visakh V S
  • Dr.Sunzy
  • Dr.Fathima samad
  • Dr Athira KT
  • Dr Asheeka Sajna
  • Dr Arunima
  • Dr.Gargi
  • Dr Aparna K T K
  • Dr Smrithy [Dental house surgeon]
  • Dr Honey [Dental house surgeon]
  • Aliya [ Bpt intern]
  • Mr. Praveen [ Health inspector community medicine]

  • OBJECTIVES

  • To assess the oral health status,vision,dental caries
  • To assess skin conditions mainly acne
  • To assess presence of any chronic medical conditions namely asthma,epilepsy,congenital diseases ,speech
  • To assess ENT problems

  • CLASS BOYS GIRLS TOTAL
    Enrolled Examined Enrolled Examined Enrolled Examined
    A 12 5 16 15 28 20
    B 13 12 21 17 34 29
    C 18 12 14 12 32 24
    D 11 10 10 9 21 19
    E 25 12 16 8 41 20
    F 17 9 18 13 35 22
    G 14 5 16 13 30 18
    H 28 6 12 9 40 15
    I 16 2 7 2 23 4
    TOTAL 154 73 130 98 284 171

    CLASS Pre-existing diseases(*) With complaints(**) Vision defects(***) ENT DISEASES(#) Skin diseases(##) Dental problems(###)
    A Boys 1 5 0 2 3
    Girls 1 7 1 12 3
    B Boys 2 3 0 10 5
    Girls 0 9 3 10 5
    C Boys 1 6 2 9 8
    Girls 1 3 0 7 5
    D Boys 1 2 0 6 2
    Girls 0 6 1 10 1
    E Boys 1 5 0 9 7
    Girls 0 4 0 6 3
    F Boys 0 7 0 7 2
    Girls 0 4 0 11 5
    G Boys 1 3 0 5 4
    Girls 2 6 1 9 3
    H Boys 1 2 0 6 3
    Girls 0 4 1 8 2
    I Boys 0 1 0 1 0
    Girls 0 2 0 1 1
    Total 12 79 9 129 62 68



    • *Pre-existing diseases: Asthma, allergy, epilepsy.
    • **With complaints:LRTI, URTI, headache, vertigo, itching & wateringofeyes.
    • ***Vision defects: short-sightedness.
    • #ENTdiseases: DNS, turbinate hypertrophy, tonsillitis, furuncle.
    • ##Skin diseases: dry skin, pyoderma, acne, exfoliativedermatitis, psoriasis, hypopigmentedpatches, milia.
    • ###Dental: carries tooth, Geographic tongue, candidiasis.


      SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION

    • School health examination was conducted at CKG Memorial HSS, Chingapuram on 01/02/2020 from 11:30 am to 4pm.
    • Out of 284 students 171 were examined and 10 were referred for further evaluation and management.

    • After analysing the examination details we found that:
    • 12 children are having pre-existing diseases (8 boys; 4 girls) like Asthma, Epilepsy
    • 79 children were presented with complaints like fever, cough, headache (34 boys; 45 girls)
    • 9 children with vision defect-short sightedness (2 boys; 7 girls)
    • 129 students with ENT diseases -DNS, tonsillitis, turbinate hypertrophy, furuncle (55 boys; 74 girls)
    • 62 children with skin conditions-acne, dry skin, pyoderma, psoriasis, milia, hypo pigmented patches (34 boys; 28 girls)
    • 68 children with dental problems- dental caries (30 boys; 38 girls)







    NCD DETECTION CAMP

    Date: 26/01/2020 | Location : Hidayathul sibiyan madrassa Veeeravancheri

    Participants :

  • DR Jasmin C
  • DR Jasmin CP
  • DR Veena Krishna
  • DR Vani Raj
  • DR Anjana Krishna

  • REPORT

  • NCD camp was conducted on 26/1/2020 under the supervision of DR Krishna Raj (Asst professor) at Hidayathul sibiyan madrassa
  • Total no of patients attended the camp: 20
  • Total no of hypertensive patients:10
  • Total number of diabetic patients:8
  • No of people who are not diabetic /hypertensive:8
  • Total no of obese patients: 8


  • Dr Anjana checking BP of a patient

    Dr Jasmin checking GRBS of a patient

    Dr Vani Raj recording weight of a patient



    Dr Veena recording BP of a patient

    Dr Jasmin C documenting details of the patient



    Anganwadi under five children health examination report

    Date: 14/1/2020 | Location : Elateri Anganwadi, Elateri, Ward 5, Chengotukavu panchayath

    Interns:

  • Dr. Lilly Rose
  • Dr. Aiswarya Balakrishnan
  • Dr. Hasna M C
  • Dr. Henna V M
  • Dr. Devana Jayaprakash

  • Under Guidance of:

  • Dr. Liby mary
    Assistant professor
    Dept of Community Medicine

  • INTRODUCTION

    An Under Five Health Examination was conducted by the interns Dr Lilly, Dr Aiswarya, Dr Hasna, Dr Henna under the guidance of Dr Liby Mary(Assistant Professor of community Medicine), MMC &RC on 14/1/2020 at Elateri Anganwadi, Elateri(CENTER No. 7) of Ward – No 5 Of Chengotukavu Panchayath.

    We visited two anganwadis in koylandi on 10/1/2020 and 11/1/2020, Elateri anganwadi was ready to conduct the under five health examination on 14/1/2020.

    On 14/1/2020, We reached the anganwadi by 10.30AM. The Anganwadi Helper received us. The health examination started by 10.45 AM Out of the 10 children; 9 were present. General physical examination, Systemic examination, height, weight and mid-arm circumference were measured.

  • Total number of children participated in health examination = 9
  • Number of children on leave = 1
  • Number of male children =5
  • Number of female children = 4
  • All were immunised up to age
  • Number of children having Protein Energy Malnutrition= 2
  • Number of children having Stunting = 0
  • Number of children having skin infection= 0
  • The health examination ended at 12:00 PM. Later, health education classes were conducted for awareness.. Class ended by 1pm.



    Interns with anganwadi children

    Interns with anganwadi helper and children

    Dr. Lilly examining the child



    Dr.Devna and Hasna examining the child

    Dr. Hasna examining the child

    Health education class by Dr. Lilly



    Health education class by Dr. Aiswarya

    Interns in front of anganwadi





    Nutritional and health status assessment camp for under five

    Date: 11/01/2020 | Location : Community recreation centre, Nandhi

    Coordinator:

  • Dr. Krishna Raj
    Assistant professor
    Dept of Community Medicine

  • Participants:

  • Dr Harikrishnan
  • Dr Haritha
  • DrHenna
  • Dr Hasna
  • Dr Anjana Krishna
  • Dr Manikandan

  • REPORT

    Under five camp conducted for nutritional and health assessment of under five children innandhi.

    12children participated in the camp with their parents.Dr Harikrishnan and Dr Anjana taken health education classes on Immunization in children & Anemia in children respectively.

  • Total no of children participated:12
  • Total no of children with PEM:3
  • Total no of children with wasting:2
  • Total no of children with stunting:4
  • Total no of children without PEM, Stunting, Wasting:6
  • Total no of children with PEM, Stunting, wasting:1






    Under five health examination and education

    Date: 3/1/20 | Location : Paathar anganwadi, paatharvalapil koylandi

    INTRODUCTION

    An Under Five Health Examination was conducted by the interns Dr Madhuma, Dr Jasmin C P, Dr Jasmin C , Dr Janifer, under the guidance of Dr Liby Mary(Assistant Professor of community Medicine), MMC & RC on 3/1/2020 at Paathar Anganwadi, Pathaarvallapil(CENTER No. 82) of Ward - No.37 Of Quilandy Panchayath.

    We visited four anganwadis in koylandi on 2/1/2020 and paathar anganwadi was ready to conduct the under five health examination on 3/1/2020. On 3/1/2020, We reached the anganwadi by 10.30AM. The Anganwadi teacher received us. The health examination started by 10.45 AM Out of the 22 children; 13 were present. General physical examination, Systemic examination, height, weight and mid-arm circumference were measured. Total number of children participated in health examination = 13

  • Number of children on leave =9
  • Number of male children =7
  • Number of female children =6
  • They belongs to lower middle socioeconomic status
  • All were immunised up to age
  • Number of children having Protein Energy Malnutrition= 1
  • Number of children having Stunting =3
  • Number of children having skin infection=2
  • The health examination ended at 12:45 PM. Later, health education classes were conducted for awareness. A talk on nutrition was given to children, while information regarding personal hygiene of children was conveyed to the anganwadi teacher. Class ended by 1pm.





    Anganwadi under five children health examination report

    Date: 3/01/20 | Location : Paathar Anganwadi, Pathiravallapil, iplan road Ward-37, Koyilandy panchayath

    Interns:

  • Dr. Madhuma R Krishna
  • Dr. Jasmine c
  • Dr. Jasmine c p
  • Dr. Janifer

  • Under Guidance of:

  • Dr. Liby mary
    Assistant professor
    Dept of Community Medicine

  • REGISTERED POPULATION IN ANGANWADI CENTRE

  • Number of houses in Ward 37 - 184
  • Number of houses Registered under Anganwadi 82 - 184
  • Number of under 5 children in the ward - 82
  • Number of under 5 children registered under Anganwadi - 22
  • Pregnant Women Registered - 16
  • Lactating Women Registered - 16
  • Adolescent Girls Registered - 58

  • INTRODUCTION

    Anganwadi children health examination was conducted under the guidance of DR Liby Mary(ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF COMMUNITY MEDICINE,MMCH&RC) at Patharvalappil ,Koyilandi on 3/1/2020. General examination ,systemic examination & head to foot examination was done for each children. Details regarding immunization status for each children , education and occupation was recorded.


    OBJECTIVES

  • To assess health status
  • To assess nutritious status

  • On 2 /1/2020 the interns posted in Quilandi field visited anganwadies in Quilandi. Then we visited four anganwadies from that Paathar anganwadi (82) , pathaarvalappil , I plant road Quilandi agreed for the under 5 physical health examination on 3/1/2020

    For that we prepared a proforma which include the details about child name, age, sex, date of birth, religion, parents and sibling details , medical history , immunization status, deworming status, anthropometry, health examinations in details.

    The anganwadi is located under ward 37 (which include 3 anganwadies) in Quilandi panchayath under thiruvangoor PHC and kovilkandi subcentre , 184 houses are there in ward of which all are registered under this anganwadi. There were 82 under 5 children in the ward in which 22 children are registered under this anganwadi, of these 13 children were attented the physical health examination and health education class. There were 16 number of pregnant and lactating women and 58 adolesent females registered under this anganwadi.

    On 3/1/2020 we reached anganwadi by 10 30 am . we were received by anganwadi teacher .out of 22 children 13 were presented on that day. We divided children into 4 groups and examinatiuon was done . general physical examination, systemic examination, height, weight, and mid arm circumference were measured , the health examination ended at 12 45 pm . later health education classes were conducted for awareness. A talk on nutrition was given to the children. While information regarding personnel hygiene of children was conveyed to the anganwadi teacher. Class ended by 1 pm.

    REPORT

    Koyilandi Anganwadi under 5 physical examination report


    Dr Jasmine C examining the children

    Dr Jennifer examining the children



    Dr madhuma examining the children

    Dr jasmine C P examining the children



    Dr jasmine c p taking health education class

    Dr Jennifer taking health education class



    Dr madhuma taking health education class

    Dr jasmine C taking health education class





    Adolescent health education class

    Date: 21/12/19 | Location : Nandhi lighthouse Anganwadi

    Conducted Doctors:

  • Dr Aiswarya balakrishnan
  • Dr Lilly rose Thomas
  • Dr Lubna Sathar
  • Dr Maria Eapen
  • Dr Mubashira PK
  • Dr Jumana Yasmeen
  • Dr Madhuma R Krishna

  • Under Guidance of:

  • Dr Krishnaraj
    Assistant professor
    Dept of Community Medicine

  • Introduction

    Interns posted in Nandhi field posting visited four anganwadis in Nandhi block 17, Light house anganwadi, Toll booth anganwadi, Gateway anganwadi, Kadaloor Valayil anganwadi in groups of two each on 18/12/2019.

    We selected Light house anganwadi as they were interested in conducting Health education class for Adolescents . We got the permission on 18/12/2019 and the date for the class was fixed on 21/12/2019 for the convenience of adolescents.

    Details of adolescents in the locality were collected from the anganwadi teacher for inviting them. On 19/12/2019 and 20/12/2019 we personally invited adolescents from nearby houses so that it would be more convincing for them and parents to send their children for the class. We invited around 35 adolescents.

    On 21/12/2019 morning, we reached the anganwadi by 10:30 am and arrangements were done. There were total 13 adolescents including 11 girls and 2 boys. The class started by 12:00 pm. Dr Aiswarya spoke on Self hygiene and nutrition and Dr Lilly Rose spoke on Menstrual hygiene and adolescent health programmes. After the class there was an interactive session. But the response from them were less. It may be due to the presence of boys or shyness. Later the anganwadi teacher also spoke about general hygiene. The class ended by 1:30pm.


    Dr Aiswarya taking class on the topic Self hygiene and nutrition for Adolescents

    Dr Lilly rose taking class on the topic menstrual hygiene and Adolescent health programmes



    Dr Aiswarya, Dr Lubna, Dr Mubashira conducting the class

    Dr Aiswarya , Dr Jumana in class



    Dr Aiswarya , Dr Maria , Dr Lilly in class

    The Anganwadi teacher Mrs. Usha giving a talk on Self hygiene





    NCD DETECTION CAMP GOVT HIGH SCHOOL ,VANMUGHAM

    Date: 31/12/19 | Location : Govt High school vanmugham,kadaloor

    Participated Doctors:

  • Dr Haritha
  • Dr Harikrishnan
  • Dr Mithun
  • Dr Hasna
  • Dr Henna
  • Dr Manikandan

  • Introduction

    NCD Camp was conducted on 31/12/19 under supervision of Dr krishnaraj(Asst professor),Dr premlal(Associate professor) at Govt high school vanmugham,kadaloor.Dr Haritha taken health education class on risk factors and prevention of non communicable diseases.33people attended the camp.

    Report

  • Total no of hypertensive patients-11
  • Total no of diabetic patients-8
  • People who are not diabetic and hypertensive-22



    School Health Examination Camp

    Date: 13/11/19 | Location : Kolakkad Mixed LP school,Kodakkatumuri

    Participated Doctors:

  • Dr. Arjun Babu
  • Dr. Devi Chandana
  • Dr. Cecil k
  • Dr. Amal V R
  • Dr. Ajithra Shaji
  • Dr. Amala K mathew
  • Dr. Amrutha P S
  • Dr. Amrutha Jayan
  • Dr. Aparna G Vijayan

  • Introduction

    The school examination camp was conducted on 12 November 2019 at kolakkad , koyilandi under the supervision of Dr.Krishna Raj (Asst prof) . 69 students and their parents participated in the camp. Camp was inagurated by P P Sudha (PTA President), we also conducted a health education class regarding worm infestations, anemia in children, visual problems in children, dental problems in children which was taken by Dr. Amala K Mathew, Dr. Aparna G Vijayan, Dr. Amrutha Jayan ,Dr. Amal VR, Dr. Amrutha P S.

    Report

  • Number of children with worm infestations: Nil
  • Number of children with stunting: 20
  • Number of children with wasting: 25
  • Number of children with dental Carrie's:20
  • Number of children with visual disabilities: 1



    Medical Camp

    Date: 02/11/19 | Location : Muyippoth, Anganwadi, Perambra 10 Am to 1:30 Pm
    Organized by: Yavanika Souhrida Kootayima & Malabar medical college hospital And research centre

    Participated Doctors:

  • Dr. Anjali V
  • Dr. Aamir Abdul Azeez
  • Dr. Cecil K Eldose
  • Dr. Sona
  • Dr. Sneha

  • Objectives
  • To treat the patients attending medical camp organized through community participations
  • To record the patients details including symptoms & diagnosis
  • To summaries the diseases characteristics according to ICD XV classification.

  • Introduction

    Department of community medicine & marketing section of MMCH regularly conduct community based outreach activities such as medical camp, school health examination and health days. The goal of such activities which are planned is to facilitate community participation in healthcare delivery.

    This is also to provide medical care services to the unreached sections of the society such as elderly people, poor sections of the society dependent people and others who are in disadvantaged situations and are unable to utilize the available healthcare facilities which are provided by government & public sectors. These medical camp organized by Yavanika souhrida kootayima at community level conducted on 02/11/19 with below objectives.

    Report

    This camp conducted revealed that 81% of the people were adults, out of them 34% was elderly. Significant percentage of diseases –

  • > 16% of people were diabetic.
  • 7% were dyslipidemia.
  • 4% were having Coronary Artery Disease.
  • 24% were Hypertensive of which 12.5% was newly detected.
  • 10.7% were found to be anemic.
  • 21% of them were diagnosed to have cataract and 7.6% were having refractive errors.



    Non Communicable Disease Detection & Management Camp

    Date: 03/10/19 | Venue : Cheriyamangadu Anganwadi Koyilandi 10 am to 4 PM
    Team Members
  • Dr. Liby Mary (Assistant professor)
  • Dr. Ajithramol P.S
  • Dr. Akshay Aravind
  • Dr. Amala K Mathew
  • Dr. Anjali V
  • Dr. Arjun Babu

  • Introduction

    Non communicable diseases continue to be an important public health problem in India, responsible for major proportion of mortality and morbidity. Demographic changes , changes in lifestyle are the major reasons responsible for this. NCDs kill 41 million people each year, equivalent to 71% of all death globally. Each year 15 million people die from NCD between the ages of 30 and 69 years , over 85% of these premature deaths occur in low and middle income countries.

    Report

    We conducted a NCD camp in Cheriyamangad anganwadi. Total 77 patients participated,19 males and 58 females. Patients were examined, blood pressure & random blood sugar were monitored and prescribed medicines for whoever needed. Also conducted a session for the awareness about the benefit of diet control, self care and other managements through posters and classes. Medicines were supplied free of cost

  • Number of participants: 77
  • Number of newly diagnosed hypertensive cases: 9
  • Number of known case of hypertension : 16
  • Numberof known case of diabetis: 17
  • Number of people came for screening : 48



    School Health Programme

    Department of Community Medicine .Malabar Medical College and Sree Anjaneya Dental College, Kozhikode

    School: Kavumvattam U.P. School Naderi

    Date : 22-10-19 | Time : 10 am to 4 PM

    Activities: Health appraisal, Dental screening, Health education regarding topics like personal hygiene and Eye examination for visual acuity

    Team
  • Dr Ranganath HOD and Professor
  • Dr Beeson Thomas Asst Professor
  • Mr Praveen: Health Inspector
  • Dr Amal, Dr Alka, Dr Aleena, Dr Aleeda ,
  • Dr Anusha, Dr Anupama, Dr Anusree (Interns)
  • Dr Joohima and Dr Hizana Interns from dental college
  • Head Teacher - A Sudha and Teachers
  • PTA President - T E Babu and parents

  • No of students were screened- 300 students (93 %)
    No of students were referred for further evaluation- 61 (20%).




Urban Health Centre, Koilandy

Community Health Assessment

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School Health Examination

Health Awareness Activity

Outreach Clinics

Malabar Medical College Hospital and Research Center, Ulliyeri, Kozhikode