Community Medicine

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Public health focus of preventive medicine and health promotion. It deals with subtopics of epidemiology, biostatistics, family health, occupational health, environmental health, health management and health promotion. Undergraduates are exposed to the principles of public health medicines, basically the fundamentals of epidemiology and biostatistics in year 1 and its application in health services to the community and Clinical Epidemiology in year 4.

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Staff

Our Staff members include academicians, occupational health physician, biostatistician, epidemiologist, public health physicians, science officer... Read More

Courses

Courses Offered

The basic concepts of Biostatistics and Epidemiology are taught in the first year through lecturers, problem-based learning, practicums and assignments. Read More

Activities

Activities

The department offers Research Methodology and Biostatistics Consultation Clinic, Occupational health screening, Public health talks... Read More

Once students entered their year 4, they will be exposed to the various health services programs run by units under Ministry of Health Malaysia, such as Communicable Disease Control, Non Communicable Disease, Environmental Health, Occupational Health, International Health and Primary Care centres. They will visit rural areas in Jerantut, Pahang and observe how health services are being provided to the people in remote area.

Students will also be exposed to conducting community research. They will learn the complete process of doing a research from prioritizing research topic, planning for data collection, data collection proper, data analysis, presentation of research finding and executing the intervention programme in the community. In addition, they will be also exposed to Evidence Based Medicine where they will learn how to appraise medical articles.

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The basic concepts of Biostatistics and Epidemiology are taught in the first year through lecturers, problem-based learning, practicums and assignments. Read More

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The department offers Research Methodology and Biostatistics Consultation Clinic, Occupational health screening, Public health talks... Read More

Facilities

Our Facilities

Volatile Organic Compound, Spirometer, Skin Fold Caliper, Portable Neurometer, Portable Electromyogram, Nebulizer, Low Sampling Pump, Hands and Body Vibration Detector... See More