Community Outreach Programme which has been added to its work portfolio as a fifth pillar of the institute activities. The Institute had a felt need of having a community outreach area or a demonstration site in order to develop and ensure that the students of IIHMR Delhi, who are future health management professionals, have a connect with the community and are able to identify, manage and address key individual and community health needs in the real settings. The programme not only facilitates in imparting hands-on experience to the students but also facilitates in learning of skills beyond the four walls of an institute and also serves as a platform to hone the skills of students. This programme started in Goyla Dairy, South-west District, New Delhi after obtaining due approval from the Directorate General of Health Services, Govt. of NCT of Delhi on 04th February 2022. The Goyla Dairy area is a peri urban aera covered an approximate population of 55000. The health care needs are catered by two Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinics (one in Goyla Khurd and other in Qutub Vihar), one urban PHC, one TB clinic and one leprosy clinic. A group of 21 ASHA workers and five ANMs act as an interface between the community and health services, catering to needs related to comprehensive primary healthcare of the populace. There are two medical officers in UPHC and two in each Mohalla clinics. The TB clinic and leprosy clinic are managed by Damien Foundation India Trust (DFIT) in Qutub Vihar.
To develop a connect between future health management professionals and the community to enable them to identify and manage key individual and community health needs by mobilizing locally available resources.
A. A Health Needs Assessment would be conducted in the first phase with the following objectives:
B. Based on the findings from family health profile, we would develop and implement interventions to address the problems of the community with the following objectives:
The students who are enrolled in the PGDM course are getting good exposure to field-based practicum training and is strengthening student’s skills in terms of following skillsets:
Community health screening conducted by students.