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Paper 1

Concept of Health and Disease

  1. Defination of health
  2. Iceberg of disease
  3. Epidemiological triad
  4. Levels of prevention
  5. Modes of intervention
  6. Dimentions of health
  7. Physical Quality of health index
  8. DALY
  9. Disability rates
  10. Millenium development goal
  11. Primary health care
  12. Types of disinfection
  13. Health education principle

Principles of Epidemiology and Methods

  1. Defination of epidemiology
  2. Case control study
  3. Cohort study
  4. Difference between case control and cohort study
  5. Investigation of epidemic
  6. Carrier
  7. Modes of transmission
  8. Vector born transmission
  9. Randomised control trials
  10. Measurment of mortality
  11. Measurment of morbidity
  12. Vaccine
  13. Cold chain
  14. Vaccine vial monitor
  15. Herd immunity
  16. Incubation period
  17. Live vaccine
  18. Dependency ratio

Demography and family planning

  1. Demographic cycle
  2. IUDS
  3. Hormonal contraceptives
  4. MTP
  5. Rhythm method
  6. Eligible couples
  7. Target couples
  8. Advantage and disadvantage of condom
  9. Sex ratio
  10. Dependency ratio
  11. Fertility
  12. Pearl index
  13. Emergency contraception

Nutrition and Health

  1. Visible and invisible fats
  2. Vitamin A
  3. Balanced diet
  4. PEM
  5. Mid day meal programme
  6. Food fortification
  7. Pasturisation of milk
  8. Waterborn diarrhoea

Medicine and social science

  1. Culture, acculturation and social stress
  2. Intelligent quotient
  3. Family
  4. Types of family
  5. Doctor patient relationship
  6. Consumer protection act

Environment and Health

  1. Safe and wholesome water
  2. Sanitary well
  3. Water born disease
  4. Purification of water on large scale
  5. Disinfection
  6. Chlorination
  7. Purification of water on small scale
  8. Air pollution
  9. Prevention and control of air pollution
  10. Types of ventilation
  11. Effects of noise pollution
  12. Biological effects of radiation
  13. Overcrowding
  14. Sanitation barrier
  15. Sulabh sauchalaya
  16. Culex and aedes mosquito
  17. Mosquito control measures
  18. Lice
  19. Ticks and mites
  20. Cyclops

Hospital waste management

  1. Defination 
  2. Health hezards of health care waste
  3. Categories of biomedical waste in india
  4. Colour coding and types of container for disposal of bio medical waste

Occupational Diseases

  1. Pneumoconiosis
  2. Lead poisoning
  3. Occupational hazards of agricultural workers
  4. Sickness absenteeism
  5. Medical measures to control occupational disease
  6. The factories act

Charts and diagrams

  1. Pie charts
  2. Line diagram
  3. Standard deviation
  4. Standard normal curve
  5. Sampling methods

communication for Health Education

  1. Types of communication
  2. Health communication
  3. Principles of health education
  4. Practise of health education

Paper 2

Screening for disease

  1. Difference between screening and diagnostic test
  2. Validity for screening test
  3. Sensitivity and specificity of screening

Epidemiology of communicable disease

  1.  Measles vaccination
  2. Rubella prevention
  3. Prevention and control of swine flu
  4. DPT vaccination
  5. Prevention of meningococcal meningitis
  6. Acute respiratory infections 
  7. DOTS
  8. DOTS plus
  9. BCG vaccination
  10. Polio vaccination IPV and OPV 
  11. Pulse polio immunisation
  12. AFP surveillance
  13. Prevention of Hepatitis B
  14. Oral rehydration therapy
  15. Control of typhoid fever
  16. Vector of malaria
  17. Measurement of malaria
  18. Prevention of human rabies
  19. Immunisation of dogs
  20. Types of tetanus
  21. Prevention of tetanus
  22. Multidrug therapy for leprosy
  23. ARV treatment
  24. Post exposure prophylaxis of HIV
  25. Standard precautions

Epidemiology of Non communicable Disease

  1. Risk factors of CHD
  2. Prevention of CHD
  3. Rule of halves in Hypertension
  4. Risk of Hypertension
  5. Prevention of Hypertension
  6. Prevention of Rheumatic disease
  7. Causes of cancer
  8. Cancer Screening
  9. Screening of DM
  10. Prevention and care of DM
  11. Assessment of Obesity
  12. Prevention of blindness
  13. Prevention of road traffic Accidents

Health Programmes in india

  1.  API
  2. National leprosy eradication programme
  3. RNTCP
  4. National Aids control programme
  5. Vision 2020
  6. Universal immunisation programme
  7. National Rural health mission
  8. ASHA Reproductive and child health programme
  9. Janani suraksha Yojana
  10. Integrated management of neonatal and childhood illness ( IMNCI )
  11. Adolescent Health programme (WIFS)
  12. National Mental Health programme

Preventive Medicine in obstetrics paediatrics

  1. Antinatal Care
  2. Intranatal care
  3. Neonatal care
  4. Low birth weight kangaroo mother care
  5. Baby friendly hospitals initiatives
  6. Growth chart
  7. Maternal mortality rate
  8. Perinatal mortality rate
  9. Neonatal mortality rate
  10. Infant mortality rate
  11. Under 5 mortality rate
  12. School health service
  13. Battered baby syndrome
  14. Integrated child development service
  15. Health of adolescents

Disaster Management

  1. Disaster Management Cycle
  2. Man made disasters

Genetics and health

  1. Klinefelter syndrome
  2. Turner syndrome
  3. Genetic disease
  4. Eugenics
  5. Genetic counselling

Mental Health

  1. Characteristics of mentally healthy person
  2. Warning signals of poor mental health
  3. Alcoholism and drug dependence
  4. Symptoms of drug addiction

Health planning and management

  1. Planning cycle
  2. Bhore committee
  3. Panchayati Raj

Health care of the community

  1. Primary health care Definition, principles
  2. Millennium development goals
  3. Health status and problems
  4. Local dais
  5. Anganwadi worker
  6. Functions of PHC
  7. CHC
  8. Functions of Medical officer at PHC
  9. Health worker female functions
  10. Health worker male functions

International Health

  1. WHO
  2. UNICEF
  3. Indian Red Cross