Community Based Training programme (CBTP)
The CBTP is an integrated institutional programme which runs in phases from first year to graduation along with an in-built regular follow -up programme Each phase has specifically defined educational objectives During each phase students as a group (10-12) are assigned to urban semi-urban or rural communities witch an approximate population of 5000-10,000.
At the of the course students are expected to
- Define demographic socio-economic , political and environmental aspects of a given community ( determinants of socio- economic status)
- Make community diagnosis and draw an action plan which would enable students to suggest appropriate intervention measures
- organize intervention utilizing the concept components and strategies of community participation and multi -sect oral approach
- plan and conduct problem -oriented research