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Community Medicine with Recent Advances
AH Suryakantha MD DHA

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Edition 6/e
Publish Year2022
Size 8.5" x 11"
Cover TypePaper Back
With CD/DVD No
FormatTwo Color
Quick Overview
As the subject is growing, so is the transition in the book. As per the title, many recent advances in the field of community medicine have been updated and the out-dated topics are deleted. New major topics included are—Anemia Mukt Bharat, Assessment of Iodine Deficiency Disorders, Health Insurance Schemes, National Guidelines on ART in Adults and Adolescents, HIV and Hepatitis Coinfection, Epidemiology of Suicide, Women’s Empowerment, Community Psychiatry, Tribal Health, Universal Health Coverage, Initiates by Government of India for Child Health Promotion, Poshan Abhiyaan, COVID-19, National Action Plan Combating Viral Hepatitis in India, National Viral Hepatitis Control Programme, Child Welfare Policies Legislations and Programs, Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Act 2020, Community Development Programs, Rural Development Schemes, Indian Public Health Standards for Sub-centers and Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Diseases. New small topics incorporated are—Digi Health, National Digital Health Mission, Holistic Health, Iceberg of Health, Refugee Health, Bellagio Declaration, Jakarta Declaration, HIV Self-testing, India Hypertension Control Initiative, WASH in Schools, Epidemiological Transition, Population Genetics, Gene Therapy, Journey of First Thousand Days, Elder Abuse, Geriatric Counseling, Primary Mental Health Care, Public People Private Partnership, Health Information Technology, Poverty Alleviation Programs, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, Polio Endgame Strategy, Fly Belt, MTP Amendment Bill – 2020 and Human African Trypanosomiasis. Focus is given on verbal autopsy, healthcare-associated infections, first and second line ARV regimens, postexposure prophylaxis for HIV, prophylaxis for opportunistic infections, approaches for cancer prevention, and cancer registry. Bhore Committee report, national guidelines on infant and young child feeding, revised MCP card maternal mortality audit, sentinel surveillance, and PCPNDT Act – 1994.
Key Features
  • Cover page reminds the reader about some of the Stalwarts, who have contributed to the public health, in terms of lives that can be saved.
  • As per the title, the book encompasses the recent advances in the field of community medicine.
  • The exquisite flowcharts, diagrams, pictures and tables with lucid language makes the reading very easy.
  • Reading clarifies the doubts and confusions thereby makes the subject matter interesting, giving a pleasurable experience.
  • Comprehensively covers the syllabus as recommended by Universities and National Medical Commission.
  • It is not only student friendly but also teacher friendly.
  • Useful for medical officers, health professionals and policy makers.
  • Gives the researchers a thought to work in terms of preventing the disease and promoting the health, thus serving the humanity.
Target Audience
  • Medical graduates, teachers, students of allied health sciences, public health professionals and policy makers
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