Certificate Course in Community MedicineAligarh Muslim University
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The Department of Community Medicine was established in 1962 and since then is actively involved in successfully implementing all the National Health Programs both at its well established Rural Health Training centre (RHTC) at Jawan and the Urban Health Training Centre (RHTC) at Firdaus Nagar, a jhuggi-jhopri cluster near the railway track in the city of Aligarh. The department is imparting training to interns, Aganwadi workers and ASHA workers. It is also actively involved in the National Polio Eradication Programme. The Department is running a Mobile Health Clinic under ROME Scheme, visiting various villages under three blocks of Aligarh namely Jawan, Iglas and Harduaganj and providing health care services to the community. Two UNICEF sponsored Health Clinics are functioning at Jeevangarh and Mehfooz Nagar, two underserved areas of Aligarh and providing preventive, promotive, and curative services to under 05 children and all females in reproductive age groups.
A Sentinel Surveillance Unit (SSU) for National Programme for control of blindness, sponsored by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has been established in the Department. Various activities of the SSU are to carry out various surveys to find out prevalence of blindness in the community and to take preventive and control methods which mainly include the complete eye check up of the patients and to organize camps for Cataract operation and distribution of classes free of cost.