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Department of Para Clinical | Faculty of Medicine | KDU

Department of Para Clinical Sciences

Department of Para Clinical Sciences undertakes teaching in 3rd MB Part I and II subjects; Microbiology, Parasitology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Forensic Medicine, Public Health and Family Medicine. These subjects provide essential complementary knowledge for clinical sciences and facilitate rational decision making as a clinician and a community physician. This department is responsible for teaching the military medical students from 4th semester to 7th semester. Teaching learning activities include lectures, tutorials, practicals and community based teaching. The students sit for 3rd MBBS examination during this period which consist of two stages, stage one at the end of the 5th semester (Microbiology and Parasitology) and stage two at the end of the 7th semester (other subjects). In addition to teaching activities, DPCS is involved in many research projects, mainly in the areas of toxicology, parasitology, epidemiology, behavioural and social sciences, microbiology and pharmacology.


Subject areas: Community medicine, Forensic medicine, Microbiology,  Parasitology, Pathogy, Pharmacology

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