Syllabus – Public Health Administration

Public Health Administration
  • Historical background of public health concepts of health and disease.
  • Social services & Principles of epidemiological methods, uses with special reference to health care delivery, planning and conduct of epidemiological studies, epidemiologi surveillance and epidemic preparedness, investigation of epidemic, disease screening.
  • Biostatistics & Hospital and health information systems
  • Demography: Basic principles, problems of population explosion, indices of fertility.
  • Health Administration & Health Planning management.
  • National Health Programs: Details of implementation and evaluation.
  • Hospital Management & Hospital Pharmacy
  • Epidemiology of communicable and non-communicable disease
  • Occupation health & Environmental health & Nutrition
  • MCH and family welfare & Mental Heath
  • Genetics and heredity
  • International health and regulation
  • Public health laws
  • Health education, communication process and methods planning and organization of health education activities
  • Voluntary health agencies and NGOs.
  • Entomology and Parasitology – vectors and parasites of public health importance.
  • Microbiology: Important diagnostic and screening tests, methods of collection and transpiration of specimens and sample vaccines.
  • Disinfection procedures & Public Health chemistry.
  • Public Health Laboratory service.
  • Interpretation and utilization of surveillance data for effective prevention and management of epidemics.
  • Carrying out investigation of outbreaks
  • Organizing and conducting surveys as part of programme evaluation
  • Organizing and conducting health care service companions such as national immunization days.
  • Formulation of strategies and organization IEC activities at various levels from the district level to the periphery.
  • Acquiring clinical skills at the generalist level in relation to common health problems and MCH
  • Acquiring skills to use computer as an aid to their routine functions.
  • Entomology: Identification of common parasites and vector species interpretation and use of water quality analysis kits.