The Department of Community Medicine started as a clinical department at LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Osogbo in 1998. The Department offers clinical and community health care services, training of health care providers and public health research. The Department trains 200 and 300 Level medical students at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso as part of their pre-clinical studies. It also offers training in Community Medicine to medical students on clinical postings at the Teaching Hospital in Osogbo. Resident doctors and different cadres of health care workers including nurses and community health workers are also trained by this Department. Units under the Department of Community Medicine are:
Pre-employment Medical Examination.
Treatment of staff and their dependants.
Community Medicine Consultation.
Counseling of Clients.
Provision of all types of family planning services.
Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).
Treatment of Tropical Diseases and Research (TDR) Diseases such as Schistosomiasis, Onchocerciasis and Guinea-worm.
Treatment of endemic diseases.
Training of medical students.
Training of residents doctors.
Treatment of Community members.