Community Medicine

Patna Medical College (PMCH)

Ashok Rajpath, Patna 800004, Bihar, India

Pride, Legacy, Responsibility

Ph: +91-612-2300041, psm.pmch [at]

Official website: Anniversary edition! (11th anniversary, 27 October 2018)

Govt. of Bihar

World Health Day 2018 celebrations

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Yuva Clinic at PMCH Health Fair

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Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (VPDs) Surveillance Workshop at PMCH

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State USI Coalition and PSM.PMCH in International Newsletter

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REACH at RCPCH (United Kingdom) 2017

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Curricular Visits to Urban Slums of Patna

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"Energising Primary Care" - Annual Primary Care Conference 2016 of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), United Kingdom

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A scientific paper and a poster prepared under the Department of Community Medicine in collaboration with the Royal College of General Practitioners UK, were presented at the RCGPAC 2016, 6th-8th October, 2016 at Harrogate, UK.

14th World Congress on Public Health 2015 of the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA)

Two researches from the department were presented:

  • Impact Study of Hygienic Practices on Incidence of Diarrhoea in Maner Block of Bihar (by Dr Ranjeet K Sinha and colleagues, View poster)
  • Perception of Medical Students towards Contributing to Primary Health Care in Rural Settings (awarded short-term studentship of the Indian Council of Medical Research in 2013). Know More about the project

World Breastfeeding Week 2015

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Facility Based IMNCI (since 2010)

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Contact or Visit us for assistance in:

  • Government-aided and partnership-based training and supervision programmes
  • State-wide monitoring of public health programmes and projects
  • International Collaborations
  • Free papers, and research or review presentations in International, National and Local conferences in any domain
  • Organizing conferences in Bihar related to Community and Family Medicine/Public Health
  • Public health/ Community Medicine book content-writing, designing and publishing
  • Outpatient family medicine and Youth-Friendly Health Services
  • Testing iodine content of foodstuffs in state salt testing laboratory
  • Tuberculosis counselling, diagnosis and management

Our in-house services are available at: Patna Medical College, Ashok Rajpath, Patna 800004, Bihar, India

  • Department of Community Medicine (to the left of Administrative Block / Principal's Office / Central library)
  • Immunization and Preventive Clinic and Yuva Clinic ("IPC", beside Department of Radiology)
  • RNTCP Clinic and DOTS Centre (near entrance of Medicine OPD cluster)

The department does not entertain queries pertaining to general rules of the college, admission procedures, postgraduate positions (except in Community Medicine), hospital duty rosters, emergency services etc. Please contact Principal's Office at +91612-2300343 or visit for help on these topics.

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