COMMUNITY MEDICINE2023-12-22T11:34:46+00:00

Community Medicine

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

To be a Leader and be recognized as a Department motivated for Sustainable growth in Enhancing Quality Medical Education and Excellence in Public Health.

  • To promote Sustainable Development of Higher Education including Health Science Education consistent with Statutory and Regulatory requirements.
  • To train Community Medicine/Public Health Personnel of High Quality and Professional Integrity.
  • To impart Research Intuitions in the minds of Undergraduates, promote high quality research through  G’s, Ph.D scholars & conduct high quality Public Health relevant Research projects.
  • The goals of teaching Community Medicine are:

    1. To prepare medical students (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) to function as a independent efficient Community Physicians.
    2. To inculcate Research Methodology as part of their curriculum and enable them to conduct research projects independently.
    3. To conduct high quality public health relevant research projects and inform policy makers.
  • The student should be able to apply the clinical skills to recognize and manage common community health problems including their physical, emotional and social aspects at the individual, family and community level and deal with public health emergencies.
  • The student should realize the role of doctor as a team leader and be well aware of the physical, social, psychological, economic and environmental aspect of health and disease.
  • Should be able to carry out research activities to identify health problems in the society and means to prevent or control them.
  • She/he should be able to interact & communicate efficiently and bring the necessary behavioral changes so as to improve & maintain the health of the members of the community

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY MEDICINE

Title “ACTION – 1 Trial – A65913 A Multicounty, Multi-Centre, two arm, parallel double blind, Placebo controlled, randomized trial of antenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of imminent birth in the early preterm period in health facilities in low resource setting to improve newborn outcomes”.Sponsored by WHO Duration July -2017 to Dec.2019 ,   Dr. M.R. Gudadinni, MD, Associate Professor

TitleACTION-2 Trial – A A65916 A Multicounty, Multi-Centre, two arm, parallel double blind, Placebo controlled, randomized trial of antenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of imminent birth in the late preterm period in hospitals  in low resource countries to improve newborn outcomes”  Sponsored by WHO Duration July -2017 to Dec.2019, Project Coordinator: Dr. M.R. Gudadinni , MD: Associate Professor

Title “Early detection & treatment of PPH using the MOTIVE – Bundle” : A World Health Organization cluster randomized trial with health economic analysis (the E- MOTIVE Study), community based trial  Funded by University of Burningham & Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Duration 2020 to 2023.   Research Coordinator: Dr. M.R. Gudadinni MD, Associate Professor.

Title ““Prevention of Maternal & Neonatal Death/Infections with a single oral dose of Azithromycin in women in labour (in low – and middle – income countries): A Randomized controlled trial”, Duration November 2019 to November 2022. in International Research Funded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development & the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Research Coordinator Dr. M.R. Gudadinni MD, Associate Professor, Funded by University of Burningham & Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Duration 2020 to 2023,Research Coordinator: Dr. M.R. Gudadinni MD, Associate Professor

BLDE –Emory collaborative Research Project Title “Food Choice in Indian Households in the Context of the Nutrition Transition”,  Funded by: “Drivers of Food Choice”(DFC) competitive grants programs by UK Governments Department for International development and Bill & Melinda Gates foundation and foundation and managed by University of South Carolina Arnold school of public health USA. Duration: 2 years 2018-2020,  Research Coordinator:  Dr. Shailaja S Patil, MD, Prof & HOD – Principal Investigators (Indian-PI),  Dr. Solveig A. Cunningham, PhD M.Sc – Principle Investigators (Foreign PI)

INFORMATION

Year Name(s) of teachers Name of the Award(s) Awards Name of the agency/agencies that awarded
2017 Dr.Shailaja S. Patil, Dr. Kalpana Chawla 2015-16, KSCST State Govt. of Karnataka
2017 Dr. Shailaja S. Patil Honored by BLDE Association 2017 for teaching excellence Regional BLDE Association
2018 Dr. Shailaja S. Patil, Honor’s by BLDE Association, 2018 for receiving research grant Regional BLDE Association
2018 Dr.M.C.Yadavannavar, “Best Service Providing Institution” for DDRC State Govt. of Karnataka
2019 Dr.Shailaja S. Patil, “Shri. B.M.Patil Memorial Oration” Award State Karnataka Association of Community Health (KACH) 2019.
2021 Dr. M R Gudadini “Best Researcher” Award at BRAIN 2022 Regional BLDE (DU)
2022 Dr. Shailaja S Patil “Best Teacher” Award Regional BLDE (DU)
Year Milestones
2016 Urban Health Training Centre relocated from Kalal galli to Chandabowdi
2018 6 PG seats recognized by MCI
2019 MOU with IDSP for Field Epidemiology Training Programme.
2019 Master of Public Health (MPH) course started
2020 Bachelor of Public Health course started
2020 Bachelor of Food and Dietetics.
Sl.No. Year Title Dates Participants
1 2016 Workshop on the topic “Introduction to Statistical Methods & “SPSS” Hands-on Training” . 07.11.2016 to 09.11.2016 39
2 2017 Guest Lecture On “Global Measles Elimination by 2020 & Updates in Childhood Immunization” 28.01.2017 28
3 2017 Guest Lecture topic “Scope & Future Prospects of Community Medicine” 22.05.2017 10
4 2017 Workshop on ‘Anthropometry and Body Composition Measurements’ 24.07.2017 36
5 2017 Guest Lecture on” Role of Public Health Specialist in Defence/Army” 30.08.2017 12
6 2018 Guest Lecture On “Climate Change in Distant past Shows Path to Our Hot Future” 24.03.2018 200
7 2019 Guest Lecture on “Life Style Modifications to Prevent Non-communicable Diseases” (NCD). 17.07.2019 12
8 2019 Guest Lecture on “How to Become a Smart Student”. 17.07.2019 112
9 2018 One Day “Hands on training for usage of portable spirometer” 01.08.2018 10
10 2019 One day “Hands-on Workshop on Application of ‘Fold Scope’ for Community Based Screening of diseases in Public Health”, in collaboration with IQAC. 07.08.2019 29
11 2020 FDP on Sensitization Programme on COVID – 19 19.03.2020 to 20.03.2020 164
12 2021 “Atmanirbhar Bharat… Without Suposhit Bharat? – A Dialogue with History for Future” 06.04.2021 232
13 2021 Guest Lecture on the occasion of “WORLD HEALTH DAY” 07.04.2021 19
14 2021 “Orientation programme for Personality & Professional Development” for the interns posted to Department of Community Medicine with the theme of “COVID-19 Vaccination Awareness Drive in Rural & Urban Community” 14.06.2021 to 15.06.2021 37
15 2021 Vaccination Awareness Drive (Jatha) in RHTC Ukkali & UHTC Chandabawadi 16.06.2021 to 17.06.2021 37
16 2022 PG Orientation Programme For First Year Postgraduates 10.05.2022 to 13.05.2022 6
17 2022 Indian Public Health System Restructuring Universal health Coverage in HYBRID mode 07.07.2022 21 offline & 512 on youtube
18 2023 CME on “Integration of learnings from Covid-19 with Immunization strengthening” 24.03.2023 171
Sl.No. Project Title Funding Agency Amount
01 Phase –III Randomized, Double Blind Active Controlled, Multi National, Multi Centre, Non Inferiority Trial using Carbetocin Room Temperature Stable (RTS) for the prevention of Postpartum Haemorrhage during the third stage of labour in women delivering vaginally – A65870. WHO, Geneva,2014-2017. World health Organization INR 17,80,000/-
02 Food Consumption Patterns And The Nutrition Transition Among Adolescents In India 2013-2016 VECD Fogarty fellowship funding for the site (Site mentor: Dr.Shailaja.Patil) VECD Fogarty fellowship INR 2,00,000/-
03 ACTION – 1 Trial – A65913 A Multicounty, Multi-Centre, two arm, parallel double blind, Placebo controlled, randomized trial of antenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of imminent birth in the early preterm period in health facilities in low resource setting to improve newborn outcomes. 2017-2019 World health Organization INR 1.3 crores
04 ACTION – 2 Trial – A A65916 A Multicounty, Multi-Centre, two arm, parallel double blind, Placebo controlled, randomized trial of antenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of imminent birth in the late preterm period in hospitals in low resource countries to improve newborn outcomes. 2017-2019 World health Organization PC: Dr.M.R.Gudadinni
05 “Food Choice in Indian Households in the context of the Nutrition Transition” , 2018-2020 , Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UKAID Administered by University of Southern Carolina Co-PI : Dr.Shailaja.Patil RA: Dr. Chandrika R Doddihal Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UKAID Administered by University of Southern Carolina INR 62,15,000
06 Prevention of Maternal & Neonatal Death/Infections with a single oral dose of Azithromycin in women in labour (in low – and middle – income countries): A Randomized controlled trial 2019- Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development & the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation PC: Dr.M.R.Gudadinni RA: Dr. Chandrika R Doddihal World health Organization INR 1.1 crore
07 Cradle – 4 , Can reduction of adverse pregnancy outcomes occur with planned delivery vs Expectant management in pre-eclampsia?’, Period: Nov 2020-may 2022. Project Co-ordinator: Dr. M R Gudadinni DBT Govt. of India and in Collaboration with UK medical council , London Honorarium project of Government of India.
08 Cost- Effectiveness analysis of Action –I . , Period: 2020-2021. PI: Dr. M R Gudadinni World health organization 13 Lakhs
09 The International Study of Cardiovascular Health Metrics (INTERMET) 2: Implementation of a Protocol for Population Research and Primary Care Practice in LMICs period: 2023 PI: Dr. Shailaja S. Patil RA: Dr. Tanuja P Pattankar ISCEP & Northwestern University, USA 56,539 USD (Indian Site: 16535 USD)
Sl.No. Project Title Amount
01 “A study to determine the prevalence of diabetes mellitus among newly detected sputum positive tuberculosis patients in Vijayapur taluk, Vijayapur district, 2015-18, RNTCP” . PG dissertation fund INR 25000
02 “Prevalence & Pattern of Tobacco use among Adolescent age group in Vijayapura city, Karnataka” 2019, National Tobacco Control Programe (NTCP), Govt. of Karnataka. Vijayapura district. Dr.Santosh.Patil (Investigator) INR 49000
03 “Compliance of the Cigarettes and other products act (COPTA) 2003 – A Baseline survey in Vijayapura district of Karnataka” 2019, National Tobacco Control Programe (NTCP), Govt. of Karnataka. Vijayapura Dr. Praveen Ganganahalli (Investigator) INR 49000
04 “Independent Evaluation of Mass Drug Administration for Elimination of Filariasis in Vijayapura District 2020”, Regional office MoH&FW, Bangalore. Dr. Shailaja S. Patil (PI) INR 50000
05 Determinants of high Incidence and Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Bagalkot, Vijayapura and Belgavi Dist. – A situational Analysis of Basic Sevice Divisions. Period: 2023 PI: Dr. Tanuja P Pattankar Co-PI: Dr. Sandeep Yankanchi INR 1,00,000
Name of the project and duration Duration of the project Name(s) of the teacher(s) working in the project receiving seed money The amount of seed money provided (INR in lakhs) Year of receiving the seed money
Prevalence of Non Communicable Disease Risk factors using WHO-STEPS 2 module in Rural Field Practice Area Ukkali of BLDE University, Vijayapur district. 1 year Dr. Shailaja S. Patil 4.53 2015-16
Sl.NO. Title of the Project Name of the student Name of the guide Year Status
1 “Swacha Bharat Abhiyan’s Wash Technique, Knowledge, Attitude, Practices in Urban Slum Settings: A Cross-sectional Study” Soumya S. Mirji, 8th Term student Dr. M. C. Yadavannavar 2018 Completed
2 “Association between Junk food consumption & irregularity with mental health in the youth” Sanjana M Patil, 8th Term student Dr. Vijaya Sorganvi 2018 Completed
3 Levels & risk factors of Diabetes among TB patients attending DTC, Vijayapura. Ms. Daneshwari Kottalamath 7th Term student Dr. M. C. Yadavannavar 2019 Completed
4 Study of Utilization of free Maternal Health Care Services by Rural Women during Pregnancy – A Hospital Based Cross Sectional Study. Mr. Chandra Bhanu Singh 4th Term Student Dr. Praveen S. Ganganahalli 2019 Completed
5 Awareness & Practices about using food labeling among adolescents in city of Vijayapura, Karnataka Ms. Sakshi Patil 4th term Dr. Chandrika Doddihal 2020 Completed
6 Assessment of School food environment in Urban Area. Ms. Tejasvi Jakkepalli 4th term Dr. Shailaja S. Patil 2020 Completed
7 A Study to Assess the effects of increased “Screen time” during COVID 19 Pandemic among School going Adolescents in North Karnataka Ms Roshni Manuja 8th term Dr. Tanuja P Pattankar 2022 Completed
8 Pattern of Internet Addiction Among Medical Students During COVID 19 Pandemic Era Ms. Isha Dixit 8th term Dr. Praveen Ganganahalli 2022 Completed
Year Project Student Status
2016 Prevalence of hypertension and health seeking behavior among elderly hypertensive people in a rural area of North Karnataka. P. Sai Krishnan 1st Term Completed
2017 Assessment of Anthropometric and Nutritional Status of People living with HIV & AIDS in Vijayapura. Sukriti Marwaha 4th term Completed
2017 Assess The Influence Of Socio-Cultural & Economic Factors On Continuum Of Diabetic Care – A Hospital Based Study. Ms. Notu Ramya Kiran 8th term Completed
2017 Occupational Stress & its Associated Morbidities among Bus Drivers of Vijayapur taluk. Sheetal Chougale 8th term Completed
2017 In-Quest of sex education among late Adolescents (16 – 19 yrs) Shashank M.Hiremath Completed

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OUR DOCTORS

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Dr. M.C.Yadavannavar
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Dr.Shailaja S. Patil
Professor
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Dr.Rekha S. Udgiri
Professor
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Dr. Praveen Ganganahalli
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Dr.Santosh D. Patil
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Dr. Chandrika Doddihal
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Dr. Vijaya M. Sorganvi
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Dr. Tanuja Pattanakar
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Dr. Rashmi Hullalli
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Dr. Pooja Todalabagi
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