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Department of Community Medicine

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:
  • Staff Clinic.
  • Infant Welfare Clinic.
  • Family Planning Clinic.
  • Special Treatment Clinic.
  • Special Treatment Clinic.
  • Comprehensive Health Centre (CHC), Ita Akogun, Osogbo.
  • Rural Practices Centre, Ilie Town.
  • Ocupational / health care services.
  • well persons' clinic.

Services offered at the aforementioned clinics are as follows

Pre-employment Medical Examination.
Treatment of staff and their dependants.
Health Education.
Growth Monitoring.
Food Demonstration.
Community Medicine Consultation.
Pediatrics Clinic/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.
Health Education.
Ante-natal Care (ANC).
Delivery Services.
Laboratory Services.
Community Health care services to rural dwellers.
Treatment of endemic diseases.
Training of medical students.
Training of residents doctors.
Community mobilization.
Treatment of Community members.

Ocupational / health care services

  • Pre-employment medical examination.
  • Treatment of staff and thier departments

Well persons' clinic

  • Routine health care services for well people.
  • Routine medical examination / checkup.

    Dr. (Mrs) Adebola Afolake Adejimi
    HOD Community Medicine.