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Department of Preventive & Social Medicine at Medical College, Vadodara is one of the first departments to be established in the country under the able guidance of Dr. A. K. Niyogi, the then director of Health services of the combined state of Bruhad Mumbai (Maharashtra and Gujarat) who headed the department from 1955 to 1971. The national level of the association for PSM and many other activities originated from this department, Curative and Preventive General Practice unit of the hospital for the training of interns being one more such model.

Current Staff

2 Professors, 3 Associate Professors 8 Assistant Professors, 6 Tutors, 2 Public Health Nurses, 3 Social Workers, 1 Laboratory Technicians and other ancillary staff members.

Sr. No NAME Designation MOB. NO E-MAIL
1 Dr. V. S. Mazumdar Professor & Head  9825676499 vihang.mazumdar@gmail.com
2 Dr. R. K. Baxi Professor 9426748210 baxirk@gmail.com
3 Dr. Shobha Misra Associate Professor 9998787375 shobhamisra@rediffmail.com
4 Dr. Jivraj Damor Associate Professor 9638393666 jivrajdamor@yahoo.co.in
5 Dr. Sangita Patel Associate Professor 9825552478 sangita_psm@yahoo.co.in
6 Dr. Bhavesh Shroff Assistant Professor 9725518516 drbhavesh_psm@yahoo.com
7 Dr. Rahul Parmar Assistant Professor 9825465472 drrahulparmar@yahoo.co.in
8 Dr. Bharati Makwana Assistant Professor 9427151737 drbharatimakwana@gmail.com
9 Dr. Vikas Doshi Assistant Professor 9925304671 vikas_design@reddifmail.com
10 Dr. Raman Damor Assistant Professor 9978908064 ramandamor@gmail.com
11 Dr.  Preeti Panchal Assistant Professor 9925471571 ppanchal86@gmail.com
12 Dr. Bansari Chawada Assistant Professor 9724304405 bansarichawada@gmail.com
13 Dr .Pritesh Patel Assistant Professor 9998538084 pritesh_psm@yahoo.com
14 Dr. Kalpita Shringarpure Tutor 9824673141 kshringarpure@gmail.com
15 Dr. Ajay Parmar Tutor 9687625206 dr.ajaysinh@gmail.com
16 Dr. Niyati Parmar Tutor 9687625204 dr.niyati251@gmail.com
17 Dr. Dr. Amit Ganasva Tutor 9427349717 dramitganasva@gmail.com
18 Dr Jaydeep Devaliya Tutor 9687256820 dr.jaydeep_devaliya@yahoo.com
19 Dr Chetan Popat Tutor 9978760117 drchetan.popat2011@gmail.com


2) Non-teaching staff:




Mobile no


Rajeshree Shah

Social Worker



Veena Patel

Social Worker



Samir Parmar

Social Worker



Rita Panchal

Laboratory Technician



Neeta Shinde

Public Health Nurse



Preeti Mehta

Public Health Nurse



Chhagan Chauhan

Senior Clerk



Archana K. Sagar




Varun Darji

Clerk (IDSP)



Chandrakant R. solanki

Data entry operator



Harivaadan A. Valand




Hasmukh A. Vasava




Mahesh S. Panchal




Chhitu Vasava




Mahesh Bhatia




3) PG intake capacity:
MD: 6
DPH: 4

4) Research publications (last five years)



Shukla LK, Patel RN, Patel SV, Baxi RK. Evaluation of effect of ‘Block Level Awareness Campaign’ on performance indicators of National Leprosy Elimination Programme in Vadodara District, Gujarat, India, Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, May - June 2015, 81(3)


Shilpa Patel, ZalavadiyaDhara, Ganatra Dimple, KanchanNagdev, VasantVaniya. Morphometry of Basilar artery in population of Gujarat, Journal of Anatomical Society of India, April 2015 


Ganasva A, Bariya B, Modi M, Shringarpure K. Perceptions and treatment seeking behaviour of dog bite patients attending regional tertiary care hospital of central Gujarat, India. J Res Med Den Sci 2015; 3(1):60-4 


Patel SV, Bakshi H, Zalavadiya D, Kotecha PV. Validation of post natal care health data reported under health management information system by the primary health centre of rural Vadodara, Gujarat, Indian Journal of clinical practice, Vol. 25, No 10, March 2015. 


Bariya B, Patel S, Shringarpure K, Mazumdar V, Compliance of animal bite patients managed by intramuscular route of anti-rabies vaccination. Research & Reviews: A Journal of Immunology. 2015  ISSN: 2277-6206 (online), ISSN: 2349-1280 (print) Volume 4, Issue 2 www.stmjournals.com 


Savaliya U, Patel SV, Zalavadiya D, Mazumdar VS. Proportion of malnutrition in children of 0 to 60 months attending well baby clinic of tertiary care hospital of Gujarat, Research and Reviews: A Journal of Immunology ISSN 2277 – 6206 (online), ISSN: 2349-1280 (print), Vol. 4, Issue 3 


Pathan A, Baxi RK, Shingarpure K. HIV serostatus and treatment outcome among patients Registered under RNTCP. SAARC journal of Tuberculosis, Lung Diseases and HIV/AIDS. Print ISSN 1818-9741. Online ISSN 2091-0959. 2014; XI(1):24-33. 


Patel S. V, Bakshi H. N., Mazumdar V. S., Popat C. N.,Kotecha P. V., Dave M. G.Validation of the Vitamin A Supplementation Data Reported Under Health Management Information System by the Primary Health Centres of Rural Vadodara,RRJoI (2014), Vol 4, Issue 2 12-19,  


P.V. Kotecha, Sangita V. Patel, R. K. Baxi, ShagufaKapadia  Women’s Experiences with Injectable Contraceptives (Depo Provera): A View from Vadodara, India Research & Reviews: A Journal of Immunology  RRJoI (2014) 18-23  Volume 4, Issue 3 


KalpitaShringarpure, Sangita Patel, Kedar Mehta, KeyurBrahme, Vihang Mazumdar, Rajendra Baxi. Patients’ willingness to pay user charges at a tertiary care government hospital in Western India: A Qualitative study. IJCST 2014;online 


NiyatiParmar, Ajay Parmar, V. S. Mazumdar. What can we miss in identifying “Maternal Near Miss” event?  IJCRR. 2014; 6(13): 45-50 


Chaudhari A, Popat CN, Mehta KG, Mazumdar VS.Clinico-Demographic Profile of Swine Flu (Confirmed H1n1) Patients Who Did Not Survive in Baroda District, Central Gujarat, Vol: 3, Issue:5,May 2014,ISSN No 2277 - 8160 


Popat CN, Chaudhari AI, Mazumdar VS, Patel SV. A cross sectional study to measure the prevalence of malnutrition and factors associated with malnutrition among    under  five children of an urban slum of  Vadodara city. J Res Med Den Sci 2014;2(3):59-64. 


NiyatiParmar, Ajay Parmar, Shobha Misra, BansuriChawada. “BetiBachavo” Street Play-An Approach to Spread Message Among Community Members of Rural Area of a District Located in Western India. International Journal of  Scientific Research Aug 2014; Vol 3, Issue  8 :42-43.


Misra Shobha, Shah Bharat, Sathaye Swati, AndaniRashida. Morbidity Profile and Health Seeking Behavior of Patients Admitted At a Naturopathy Center of Baroda, India. IJIRS May 2014; Vol 3, Issue 5,638-645.


Meghna M. Patel, Apurv N. Patel, Jitendra A. Sisodia, K. R. Patel, KalpitaShringarpure. Spot and early morning sputum report study for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis at dmc of medical college vadodara, gujarat: a retrospective analysis. IJCRR May 2014; 6(10):45-50


Macwana JP, Baxi RK, Chavda P, Mehta KG Study of sleep deprivation and obesity among adolescents of Vadodara city International Journal of Scientific Research, Vol.III, Issue.I January 2014


Patel SV, Popat CN, Mazumdar VS, Shah MB, Shringarpure  K,  Mehta  KG, et al.  Seroprevalence of HIV,  HBV, HCV and Syphilis in blood donors at a tertiary hospital (Blood Bank) in Vadodara. Int J Med Sci Public Health 2013; 2:747-750.


Kotecha PV, Patel SV, Baxi RK, Mazumdar VS, Misra S, Mehta KG, Diwanji M, Modi E. Dietary pattern of school going adolescents in urban in Baroda. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition. 2013 December; 3(4):490-496.


Katara PS, Patel SV, Kantharia SL, Mazumdar VS, Shah MB.Study on feeding practices among children 6 months to 2 years and its effect on their nutritional status in urban slums.  NJCM. July-Sept 2013; 4 (3): 475-478


KalpitaShringarpure, Sangita Patel, Mazumdar VS, Baxi RK, GeetikaMadan.       Health-seeking pathway of patients coming to a tertiary care hospital in Vadodara City. Healthline. 2013 Jan-June;4(1):23-29.


MacwanaJayaprakshkumar, Misra Shobha. Client’s perspective on obstetric care received at 24x7 primary health centers of a district located in western India. Innovative Journal of Medical and Health Science2013; Vol 3, Issue 3, No 1: 136-139.


Misra Shobha. Gender Mainstreaming in Medical Education- A Feedback from Medical Educators. healthlinepISSN 2239-337X337X/eISSN 2320-1525 July-December 2013;Vol 4, Issue 2: 74-75.


BhaveshBariya, Kalpita S. Shringarpure, Sangita V. Patel, V. S. Mazumdar, Archana U. Gandhi, Keyur M. Brahme. Compliance of Animal Bite Patients Managed by Intradermal Route of Antirabies Vaccination. RRJoI. 2013; 3(1):8-15 ISSN: 2277 –6206 


SangeetaRajani, Shital Patel, JitendraRajani, AmitGanasva, Jivraj Damor, study of palmarislongus tendon agenesis through clinical examination in gujarat region of india, e ISSN:2320-2742 p ISSN: 2320-2734, Int J Res Med ; 2(1);83-87, 2013.


Misra Shobha, Baxi RK, Damor JR, Niraj P, Ravija Patel. Prevalence of Visual Morbidity in Urban Primary School Children in western India. Innovative Journal of Medical and Health Science July-August(2013); 3( 4):  193-196.


Misra Shobha, ChavdaParag, Baxi RK, MakwanaBharti. Assessment of Postgraduate Teaching in Community Medicine at a Medical college-A Focus Group Discussion with Postgraduate students .h e a l t h l i n e ISSN 2229-337X January –June 2013;Vol 4, Issue 1: 94-6.


Kotecha PV, Patel S, Baxi RK, Shah S, Mehta KG, Diwanji M. Perceptions of Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases (PID) regarding the causes and treatment of PID at SSG hospital Vadodara. Asian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2013 April; 2 :43-48.


Misra Shobha. An Approach to reading Clinical research “The MAARIE  framework” . CME. h e a l t h l i n e ISSN 2229-337X January –June 2013;Vol 4, Issue 1: 7-11.


Patel SV, Popat CN, Mazumdar VS, Shah MB, Shringarpure K, Mehta KG, Gandhi AU. Seroprevalence of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis among blood donors at Blood Bank of a tertiary care hospital. Int J Med Sci Public Health. May, 2013. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2013.160520132


Kotecha PV, Patel S, Mazumdar VS, Baxi RK, Misra S, Shah MB, Mehta KG, Gandhi A. BMI and Self-Perception of Weight and Height among Adolescents in Urban Vadodara, India. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health. 2013; 2(3):745-748. 


Misra Shobha, DuttaroyBithika, ShroffBhavesh. The Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections in the Urban Slums of a City in Western India.   Journal of Infection and Public Health april2013; Vol 6,Issue 2: 142-149.


Misra Shobha, DashrathaChintan,.Baxi R.K, Mazumdar V.S., ChavdaParag. Evaluation of Medical Certificate of Cause of Death Training imparted to Medical Officers of a District located in Gujarat. Medical Journal of western India.  February 2013/Vol 41/Issue1;pp30-32


BhaveshBariya, Kalpita S. Shringarpure, Sangita V. Patel, V. S. Mazumdar, Archana U. Gandhi, Keyur M. Brahme. Compliance of Animal Bite Patients Managed by Intradermal Route of Antirabies Vaccination. RRJoI. 2013; 3(1):8-15 ISSN: 2277 –6206


Misra Shobha. Criteria for Causality. CME. HealthlineISSN 2229-337X  July-December 2012;Vol 3, Issue 2:6-10.


Misra Shobha, Baxi R K. Knowledge about Eye Diseases and Eye Care Needs in school going Children among Teachers and Children of a city located in Western India. Short Communication.  Healthline ISSN 2229-337X  July-December 2012;Vol 3, Issue 2:64-66.


Kotecha PV, Patel SV, Bhalani KD, Shah D, Shah VS, Mehta KG. Prevalence of dental fluorosis and dental caries in association with high levels of drinking water fluoride content in a district of Gujarat, India. Indian Journal of Medical Research. June 2012;135(6):873-7. PubMed PMID: 22825606; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3410214


Kotecha PV, Patel SV, Mazumdar VS, Baxi RK, Misra S, Diwanji M, Bakshi H, Modi E, Shah S, Shringarpure K. Reproductive health awareness among urban school going adolescents in Vadodara city. Indian J Psychiatry. 2012 Oct;54(4):344-8. doi: 10.4103/0019-5545.104821. PubMed PMID: 23372237; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3554966


Shobha Misra. CME, Evidence based medicine- utilizing existing databases. Healthline. Jan-June 2012; Vol. 3(1):7-9. ISSN 2229-337X


Patel SV, Patel SN, Baxi RK, Golin CE, Mehta M, Shringarpure K, Bakshi H, Modi E, Coonor P, Mehta K. HIV serostatus disclosure: Experiences and perceptions of people living with HIV/AIDS and their service providers in Gujarat, India. Ind Psychiatry J. 2012 Jul;21(2):130-6. doi: 10.4103/0972-6748.119615. PubMed PMID: 24250046;


Patel S, Baxi RK, Mehta M, Patel SN, Golin CE, Bakshi H, Shingrapure K, Modi E, Coonor P, Mehta K. Sexual Behavior among Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Gujarat, India – A Qualitative Study. Indian Journal of social work. 2012 April; 73(2):177-193. 


Parmar Rahul, Baxi R K. Measure to Improve Detection of Smear Positive Cases Under RNTCP: Comparision of 2 sputum examinations versus 3 Sputum Examinations. National Journal of Community Medicine. Jan-March 2012;3(2):183-186 ISSN 2278-4748


Kotecha PV, Patel SV, Shah D, Bhalani KD, Shah VS, Mehta KG. A cross sectional study to assess the prevalence of skeletal Flurosis and the relationship for Dental Fluorosis and Skeletal Fluorosis in Baroda district villages. The Indian Practitioner . Feb 2012 ; 65(2):85-89.


Madan G, Panchal P, Mazumdar VS, Patel SV, Shringarpure K. Effect of Antenatal Counseling on Initiation of Breast Feeding – An Interventional Study. Indian Journal of Maternal and Child Health. Jan 2012 ; 14(1):1-7.


Mazumdar VS, Baxi RK, Shroff B, Madan G, Parmar A. E-MAMTA Data Validation In Gujarat” “Health and Population: Perspectives and Issues.” 2012;.33(3)


BharaniSheela, ParmarTarun, KanthariaNeha, Parmar Rahul, Kharod Nikhil. A Study to Assess The Implementation and Effectiveness of IMNCI Program and Evaluation of Skills of Rural Anganwadi Workers in Vadodara Taluka. National Journal of Community Medicine. 2012;3(2):207-212.


Bhatt Shwetal, Parikh Pooja, KanthariaNeha, DahatAmit, Parmar Rahul. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Postnatal Mothers for Early Initiation of Breast Feeding in The Obstetric Wards of a Tertiary Care Hospital of Vadodara City. National Journal of Community Medicine.2012; 3(2):305-309.


Sadaf A, Helan G, Mehta K, Kumar A. Matching research design to clinical research questions. Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases.2012; 33:49-53.


Shobha Misra. Randomized Double Blind Placebo Controlled Trial, Gold Standard in Epidemiological Studies. Review article. Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS 2012; Vol. 33(2): 51-54.


Ninama DGL, Mistry DK, Rajat DM, Damor DJR, nanda DSO. Antibiotic Sensitivity Pattern Of Causative Bacterial Pathogens Responsible For Corneal Ulce . NJIRM. (2012), 3(4): 76-79.


ShroffB ,Majumdar VS. Investigation Of A Cholera Outbreak In Kanpur Village Of Panchmahal, Gujarat. National Journal of Community Medicine. Oct-Dec 2011;2(3):371-373


Chaudhari MS, Javadekar TB, Ninama GL, Pandya N, Damor JR.A study of metallo-beta-lactamase producing pseudomonas aerugenosa in clinical sample of SSGH hospital, Vadodara ,Gujarat. National Journal of Clinical Research. Oct-Dec 2011;1(2):2249-4995


Patel SV, Baxi RK, Patel S, Golin C. Challenges of collaborative research. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. Oct-Dec 2011;8(4):262


Kotecha PV, Patel SV, Baxi RK, Shah S, Mehta KG, Diwanji M. Treatment seeking pathway of PID patients attending SSG hospital. National Journal of Community Medicine. July-Sept 2011;2(2):186-190


NeelamPandya, NishidhPandya, Govind L Ninama, Jivraj R Damor, T B Javdekar. Detection of chlamydia trachomatis antigen directly from endocervicle specimen, ISSN 2249 -4995, Vol 1 Issue 1 July – Sept 2011.


Pandor JM,Damor JR, Padhiyar NG,  Ninama GL. A study to measure prevalence of Goiter in school children of Narmada district, Gujarat. National Journal of Community Medicine. July-Sept 2011;2(2):201-203


Ninama GL, Damor JR, Padhiyar NG, Javadekar TB. To study the causative organism responsible for Corneal Ulcer in SSGH, Vadodara , Gujarat. National Journal of Community Medicine. July-Sept 2011;2(2):237-240


Damor JR, Padhiyar NG, Urinary Iodine - Iodine excretion in urine Sample – Growing children in Dahod district, Gujarat. Indian Journal Clinical Practice. July 2011;22(2):65-69


Kotecha PV, Patel SV, Baxi RK, Shah S, Mehta KG, Diwanji M. Treatment seeking pathway of PID patients attending SSG hospital. National Journal of Community Medicine. July 2011; 2(2):186-190.


Misra Shobha, Kotecha PV, Baxi RK.IMNCI Training at a Medical College in Gujarat- A feedback from Facilitators and Nursing Participants. Health line; Vol-2, Issue-1, January – June 2011; pp 46-47


Kotecha PV, Patel SV, Mazumdar VS, Baxi RK, Misra S, Bakshi H, Diwanji M, Modi E, Mehta K. BMIs and self-perception of weight and Height among Adolescent students in Rural area of Vadodara. Indian Journal of Clinical Practice. June 2011; 22(1):32-39.


Patel SV, Baxi RK, Kotecha PV, Mazumdar VS, Bakshi HN, Mehta KG. A Case-control Study of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Its Association with Multiparity. Indian Journal of Clinical Practice. June 2011; 22(1):28-30.


Kotecha PV, Patel SV, MakwanaBharti, Diwanji M. Measuring knowledge about HIV among youth: A survey for Vadodara District. Net letter. March-april 2011;77(2):252


Katara PS, Patel SV, Mazumdar VS, Mehta KG, Shringarpure K, Bakshi HN. A Study on Feeding Practices among Infants aged up to 6 Months in Urban Slums of Vadodara. Indian Journal of Maternal and Child Health. April 2011; 13(2):1-7.


Kotecha PV, Patel S, Mazumdar VS, Baxi RK, Misra S, Mehta KG, Diwanji M, Bakshi H. Identification and Ranking of Problems Perceived Among Urban School Going Adolescents of Vadodara India. Indian Journal of Clinical Practice. March 2011; 21(10):555-565.


Patel SV, Baxi,R K, Kotecha PV, Mazumdar VS, Mehta KG, Bakshi HN, Diwanji M. A case control study of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and its association with Abortion. Indian Journal of Maternal and Child Health. Jan 2011; 13(1):1-8.


Padhiyar NG,Damor JR. Outbreak investigation of cholera in Bharuch city. National Journal Community Medicine 2011; 2(1):108-110


Kotecha PV, Patel S, Makwana B, Diwanji M. Measuring knowledge about HIV among youth: Baseline survey for Vadodara District. Indian Journal of  Dermatology Venereology and Leprology  2011;77: 252


Sheikh Mohsin,Misra Shobha. Study of HIV positive cases attending Voluntary counseling and testing centre (VCTC), Baroda A Gender Perspective.NJCM; Volume-1, Issue-2, December 10;pp89-92.


Misra Shobha,BaxiRK,ChavdaParag.Assessment of Clinical Postings in Community Medicine at a Medical College in Western India-A Focus Group Discussion with Teachers. NJCM; Volume-1, Issue-2, December 10, pp168-169.


Patel SV, Baxi RK, Kotecha PV, Mazumdar VS, Mehta KG, Diwanji M. Association between pelvic inflammatory disease and abortions. Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. July 2010;31(2):127-8. PubMed PMID: 21716793; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3122592.


Patel SV, Patel SN, Carol G, Baxi R, Mehta M, Shringarpure K, H B, Modi E, P K. Serostatus disclosure and safer sex in HIV positive man – Case study. Indian Journal of Clinical Practice. 2013 September; 24(4). 


Patel S, Baxi RK, Patel SN, Golin CE, Mehta M, Bakshi H, Shingrapure K, Modi E, Coonor P, Mehta K. Perceptions regarding barriers and facilitators to combination antiretroviral therapy adherence among people living with HIV/AIDS in Gujarat, India: A qualitative study. Indian J Sex Transm Dis. 2012 Jul;33(2):107-11. doi: 10.4103/0253-7184.102119.

Accepted for publication


ChavdaParag, Misra Shobha, DuttaroyBithika. Item analysis of Multiple Choice questions based Undergraduate Assessment in community Medicine. Accepted for publication in SEAJME (South East Asia Journal of Medical Education)in June 15.


Shah SH ,Rajani K, Kataria L, Patel S, Mehta K. Perception and prevalence of domestic violence in study population (spouse of psychotic patients, spouse of non-psychotic patients and hospital staff). Industrial psychiatry journal. Accepted for publication


5) CME Programmes, conferences and academic activities conducted by Department (previous year - 2014)
PG Booster 2014: Gender Equality - “Be human, be considerate to woman”

6) Awards and Achievement received by students or faculty (previous year - 2014)

1. Prof. H.M.Patel trophy for the best paper in IAPSM-GC state conference, held at Bhavnagar in 2014, has been awarded to Dr. Bansari Chavda.
2. Dr Varun Parmar has secured 2nd position in oral presentation of non-thematic category in the state conference held at GMERS, Sola, Ahmedabad in 2014.
3. Dr Swapnil Malkhede has secured 3nd position in oral presentation of miscellaneous category in the state conference held at GMERS, Sola, Ahmedabad in 2014.


Courses offered

o MD (PSM), (Doctorate in Medicine)
o D.P.H. (Diploma in Public Health)
o PhD

The department currently enrolls 6 MD and 4 DPH students per year.

Besides, faculty staff visits number of other prestigious courses as visiting professors and as advisors or consultants to Municipal Corporation and the State Government as well as National Polio Surveillance Programme.

The Department is a centre for imparting training of IMNCI for doctors and paramedical staff as well as training for IMNCI supervisors

Projects at hand with International partners

Knowledge, attitude, practices and feasibility of private practitioners in the delivery of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) and other antigens in urban settings in India – A study project supported by CDC, Atlanta & UNICEF, involving private providers of Vadodara & Surat Municipal Corporation.

Projects at hand with National partners

1. Monitoring of ICDS project by Medical Colleges with NIPCCD (Ministry of Women and Child Development).
2. Knowledge, attitude and practice on Mental Health among rural and tribal population of Halol block of Panchmahal – A baseline study, in collaboration with Sir Ratan Tata Trust & Navajbhai Ratan Tata Trust

Recently completed Projects by the Department

1. Prevalence of Iodine Deficiency Disorders in the Districts of Vadodara, Bharuch , Narmada, Panchmahal and Dahod ( Govt of Gujarat)
2. Evaluation of School Health Programme in Vadodara, Bharuch, Narmada, Panchmahal, Dahod and Anand districts.( Govt of Gujarat)
3. Evaluation of Mass Drug Administration of DEC for prevention of Lymphatic Filariasis ( Govt of Gujarat)
4. Evaluation of implementation of Wheat Based Nutrition Programme in Gujarat State ( NIPCCD)
5. Organizing “Team training” for the staff of ICTC centres of districts of Vadodara, Panchmahal and Dahod (GSACS)
6. Community Based Maternal Death Review (CB-MDR) and confidential enquiry in Vadodara District

Research Projects undertaken by the Department

1. Promotion of Vasectomy (Multi-centric study)
2. A cross sectional study to detect and measure the association of high fluoride content in drinking water and prevalence of Fluorosis and Dental Caries in Baroda district.

1. Micronutrient Support Unit spearheading the District micronutrient related program in five districts of Gujarat
2. Multi Indicator Cluster Study going on for Demography, MCH, Environment, Nutritional Indicators for Vadodara slums.
3. Post Intervention Iron status of the girls (hemoglobin and serum ferritin) estimation.
4. Multi Indicator Cluster Survey for Earthquake affected areas 2003 along with Rajkot Medical College
5. A Study of Anemia Prevalence in Adolescent School Girls Vadodara District.
6. Incidence of Measles among under-five children among slums of Vadodara city.
7. Impact of Measles pulse vaccination on Measles incidence in Vadodara urban slums.
8. Measles Elimination Program of Urban slums for Vadodara technically guided and monitored.
9. Multi-Indicator Cluster Surveys for several districts of Gujarat
10. Initiated IMNCI ToT for the state of Madhya Pradesh
11.Initiated IMNCI ToT for practicing pediatricians of Mumbai, jointly with UNICEF (MH) and IAP Mumbai.

Adolescent Friendly Center, a project technically and financially supported by World Health Organization and Government of India

Health seeking behavior and perception in pelvic inflammatory disease patients attending Shree Sayaji General Hospital Vadodara, India

Assessment of Quality Assurance Programme of Department of Health & Family Welfare, Gujarat State

1. Study of utilization of CSSM components of RCH and reasons for utilization and non-utilization
2. Prevalence of intestinal parasites in Urban slums of Baroda city
3. Evaluation of operational efficiency of Malaria clinic and its staff involved in National Anti Malaria Programme (NAMP)
4. Re-survey of Iodine deficiency disorders for Panchmahal district Project on Adolescent health in rural slums of Baroda district.
5. Review of Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme in Vadodara City
6. Cost Analysis of RCH Service in Tribal & Rural Areas of Vadodara District.

Infrastructure Facilities & Learning Resources

Besides classroom teaching, field visits, involvement in community programs like pulse polio, and field studies for their own course curriculum guided and accompanied by teaching staff members.

Department has following resources for the students’ use:
 Over 600 books and journals with a seminar room and library
 17 computers and 23 internet connections and all of them have access to online journals.
 Overhead projectors, Multimedia projector, TV and DVD for use during seminar presentations
 Museum with charts, models and reading facilities


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