Community Diagnosis Exercise

Mr. F. Chengo the area CHO instructing the students before proceeding to the community.

The field of public Health is constituted by many professional disciplines. These include but are not limited to behavioral and scientific fields like environmental sciences, health education, behavioral sciences, health services administration, social work, nursing and medicine. Community diagnosis as one of the components that constitutes public health. It observes collective and societal indicators over and above the awareness of the local setting so that one can determine the community health needs. The School of Public Health facilitates the area of community diagnosis for the School of Medicine. The team visited Kilifi earlier this year.

Medical students listen in on a community diagnosis session.

Students have session with community health volunteers before proceeding into the village.

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