About Preventive and Social

Preventive & Social Medicine (PSM) known as Social & Preventive Medicine or Community Medicine in the Medicine Science is aiming the overall wellbeing of the community.  It is the only branch which sees an in individual as a human being with its social milieu over and above the bundle of biological systems.  PSM is multi disciplinary branch. It has evolved as both ba...

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Best Research Paper (Published) Award 2017. Entries are invited on or before 10th December 2018 for Best Rese... View more

REGISTRATION OPEN for Joint Annual 26th Conference of IAPSM-GC and 8th IPHA-GC organized by Department of Com... View more

REGISTRATION OPEN for 46th Annual National Conference of IAPSM organized by Department of Community Medicine ... View more

Current Scenario of Gujarat

Birth rate Total- 20.6, Rural 22.6 Urban 18.2

Death rate Total- 6.2, Rural 6.6 Urban 5.7Data as per SRS 2014, VOl. 50.1, July16

Infant Mortality rate (IMR) Total- 34, Rural 39 Urban 27

Under Five Year Mortality rate (U5MR) Total- 34, Rural 39 Urban 27 per 1000 Live Birth

Sex ratio of the total population - Total- 950, Rural 984 Urban 907 Females per 1000 Males

Sex ratio at birth for childen born in last five years- Total- 907, Rural 960 Urban 835 Females per 1000 Malesas pe data NFHS 4 2015-16

Health Goals

Reduction of Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) to 32 per 1000 live births by 2017

Prevention and reduction of anemia among women aged 15-49 years to 28 percent by end of 2017

Reduction of Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) to 123 per 100,000 live births by 2017

Reduction of Total Fertility Rate (TFR) to 2.1 by 2017

Prevention and reduction of under-nutrition in children under 3 years to half of NFHS-3 (2005-2006) levels 27 per cent by 2017

Raising child sex ratio in the 0-6 years age group from 914 to 950

Prevention and reduction of burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases (including mental illness) and injuries

Reduction of poor household’s out-of-pocket expenditure to 1.87 percent of GDP by the end of 2017

Reduce Tuberculosis annual incidence and mortality by half by the end of 2017

Reduce Leprosy prevalence to 1/10,000 population and incidence to zero in all districts by the end of 2017

Annual malaria incidence of 1/1,000 by the end of 2017

Microfilaria prevalence 1 percent in all districts by the end of 2017

Case fatality rate of Dengue 1 percent by the end of 2017

Containment of Chikungunya outbreaks by the end of 2017

Reduction in Japanese Encephalitis mortality by 30 percent by the end of 2017

Elimination of Kala-azar by 2015, that is <1 case per 10,000 population in all blocks

Reduce new infections of HIV/AIDS to zero and provide comprehensive care, support and treatment services to all who require it