Syllabus | Social and Preventive Pharmacy (Theory) | B. Pharmacy

Course: B. Pharmacy 8th Sem/4th year

Name of Subject: Social and Preventive Pharmacy (Theory)

Subject Code:  BP 802 T

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Contents of the Topic

Domain Time
(Hrs)
1. Concept of health and disease: Definition, concepts and evaluation of public health. Understanding the concept of prevention and control of disease, social causes of diseases and social problems of the sick. Must  know 3Hrs
2 Social and health education: Food in relation to nutrition and health, Balanced diet, Nutritional deficiencies, Vitamin deficiencies, Malnutrition and its prevention. Must  know 3Hrs
3 Sociology and health: Socio cultural factors related to health and disease, Impact of urbanization on health and disease, Poverty and health Desirable to know 3Hrs
4 Hygiene and health: personal hygiene and health care; avoidable habits Must  know 1Hr
5 Preventive medicine: General principles of prevention and control of diseases such as cholera, SARS, Ebola virus, influenza, acute respiratory infections, malaria, chicken guinea, dengue, lymphatic filariasis, pneumonia, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, cancer, drug addiction-drug substance abuse Nice to know 10Hrs
6 National health intervention programme for mother and child, National family welfare programme, National tobacco control programme, National Malaria Prevention Program, National programme for the health care for the elderly, Social health programme; role of WHO in Indian national program Nice to know 8Hrs
7 Community services in rural, urban and school health: Functions of PHC, Improvement in rural sanitation, national urban health mission, Health promotion and education in school. Nice to know 7Hrs