There have been significant fast track changes in the subject of community medicine after the fifth edition was published in 2017. Imperat ive need was fel t to incorporate the recent developments/advances in the book. As the whole-scale revision of the text is an uphill task, an attempt is being made to present the updated material and recent advances in the form of a supplementary book of a manageable volume and at an affordable price. This material will be of immense significance to the learned teachers/faculty of community medicine, programme managers, policy makers, students of community medicine, nursing schools and their students, dental faculty and students and public health managers. The recent advances can be linked to specific chapters or pages of fifth edition of Textbook of Community Medicine published in 2017 for better comprehension. It is the most user-friendly update.
|Publishers||CBS Publishers & Distributors|
|Author||Sunder Lal | Adarsh | Pankaj|
|About the Author||
Sunder Lal MBBS, DPH, MD is an eminent public health expert who served as Professor and Head, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana. He has over 47 years of experience in teaching, training and research in the field of community medicine. He has been ICDS Consultant for over 25 years, honorary chief editor of Indian Journal of Community Medicine, Secretary-General of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM) for 9 years, and distinguished himself as Fellow of IAPSM. He has published a book Public Health Management: Principles and Practice and 182 research papers in various national and international journals of repute, and served on editorial boards of several scientific journals. He retired as Deputy Director-General (Medical), TA, with meritorious service award. He is recipient of Dhanwantari Oration Award, Harcharan Singh Oration Award, Srivastava Award, and prestigious Amrut Mody Unichem Prize awarded by Indian Council of Medical Reseach for research work on maternal and child health. He has served as President of IAPSM (2010–11).
Adarsh MBBS, retired as Senior Medical Officer from HCMS (I) and served for about 32 years in various capacities such as Medical Officer, Medical Officer incharge of postpartum centre, and Medical Officer incharge of urban health centres.
Pankaj MDS is ex-Professor in Public Health Dentistry, Rajasthan Dental College, Jaipur Rajasthan. Earlier, he has been Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Surendra Dental College and Research Institute, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan. He has attended various conferences, scientific sessions and conventions, and has actively organized many dental camps and school dental health programs, and contributed towards national oral health care program by IDA. He has published 11 papers in national journals of repute, presented seven scientific papers and has been a speaker at the CDE programs. He is associated with teaching, research and planning in the field of public health dentistry.