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DMCW

Diploma in Maternity and Child Welfare
Course Objectives:
After completion of this training course students should be able to:
  • Identity and understand the relationship of different socio-economic, environmental, nutritional and biological factors influencing health of woman of reproductive age group, adolescents and children.
  • Understand the principles and methods of epidemiology in studying health problems pertaining to women of the reproductive age group, adolescents and children.
  • Assess health situation of mothers and children of a community and to identify the health needs of the population.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and components of Primary Health Care in the field of MCH/RCH.
  • Apply the knowledge of Epidemiology and Bio-statistics in identification of health problems of the Community, especially of the mothers and children.
  • Plan, organize, monitor and evaluate the health care services for the women of reproductive age group, adolescents and children.
  • Diagnose and manage common health problems of mothers, adolescents and children on the basis of clinical assessment and appropriately selected and conducted investigation.
  • Communicate effectively with individuals, family and community using appropriate tools and techniques of information, education and communication.
Duration: 

Two year full time Post-graduate Diploma, Recognised by Medical Council of India (MCI)

Eligibility Criteria:

M.B.B.S. Qualified including one year continuous rotating internship training in any Medical College recognized by MCI.

Intake Capacity:

46 [Reservation for SC, ST & OBC applicable as per rule]

Admission Procedure:

Selected strictly on the basis of merit, as determined by a competitive test, as determined by a centralized entrance test held at the national level and also by W. B. State Entrance examination conducted by West Bengal University of Health Sciences, as per guidelines of MCI.

Stipend:

As per Govt. of WB norms for post-graduate degree & diploma courses of Modern Medicine, affiliated to WBUHS :1st Year : Rs.24,714.00 per month, 2nd Year : Rs.26,644.00 per month, 3rd Year : Rs.28,547.00 per month.

Affiliation:

The West Bengal University of Health Sciences (WBUHS).

All India Institute of Hygiene & Public Health