One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A branch of medicine dealing with health care issues affecting communities as a whole.
- ‘Because the number of doctors was so small, medical education was focused on community medicine, he said.’
- ‘They came up with a clear message: Psychology must cross boundaries within the field - among practice, science and education - as well as with other professions such as public health and community medicine to forge a prevention path.’
- ‘We also speak today to two remarkable practitioners of community medicine.’
- ‘Here on the frontlines of community medicine, it's apparent that for many teachers this drug is a quick and easy fix.’
- ‘She specialises in the area of community medicine, handling classes for nursing students, and creating awareness of AIDS among the visitors to the Family Planning Association of India.’
- ‘The work may prove a very useful source and database for those involved in the treatment and control of tuberculosis, related research, and teaching community medicine.’
- ‘Spending for healthcare is barely one per cent of the gross domestic product; of this amount, less than one-third is earmarked for preventive and community medicine.’
- ‘After the 1974 reorganisation he became a consultant in community medicine.’
- ‘The commission recommended that the school should be firmly based in the disciplines of community medicine and public health and that it should train doctors appropriately for the country's needs.’
- ‘Despite the pressures of work in Nairobi, he made time for visits with the flying doctor service to remote provincial and mission hospitals, a practice that helped to form his deep concern for community medicine in all its aspects.’
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