Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Insititute

Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute

(A Unit of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University)


Rural Health Centres

Rural Health Training Centre, Sembakkam

To provide health care to rural population and implement Community health learning to Medical and Paramedical students

Functions and Activities
  • Medical care and laboratory services to common health problems in rural area
  • Referral services of complicated cases and emergency cases after stabilizing to higher center.
  • Maintaining the family folder/records/health details of the coverage population
  • Actively involved in National Health programs
  • Creating awareness through health education programs among rural population
  • Providing Maternal and child health services
  • Training of Medical and Para medical students
Field practicing area
  • Sembakkam
  • Manamathi
  • Arugundram
  • Karanai
  • Karanai
  • Venbedu
Intensive Coverage Area
  • Sembakkam
  • Kottamedu
  • Manamathi
Urban Health and Training Centre, Tiruporur
  1. To provide preventive, curative, promotive and rehabilitation services to the field practice areas of UHTC
  2. To provide primary health services and referral services at UHTC
  3. To develop undergraduates as primary care physicians to recognize, identify, prioritize and mange community health and social problems.
  4. To guide undergraduates and postgraduates in performing community health researches
  5. To implement, monitor and evaluate the National Health programmes in the field practice area of UHTC.
Field practicing area

The Urban Health and Training center covers around 1, 20,000 population. It covers 7 areas under Tiruporur community block.

  • Tiruporur
  • Thaiyur
  • Illalur
  • Nemmeli
  • Pattibulam
  • Paiyanoor
  • Thandalam
Services at RHTC
  • Preventive health services: Screening for Communicable and Non-Communicable diseases, Health education sessions, Implementing national health programmes
    • National Health programmes

      The department of Community medicine is actively involved in implementing, monitoring and evaluating of nation health programmes like Revised National Tuberculosis control programme, Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent programme, National Vector Borne Disease control programme, National Programme for prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, CVD and Stroke, Integrated Disease Surveillance Program in the field practice area of UHTC and RHTC.

    • Health day observations

      All the national and International health days are observed in both the centres. The IEC material is prepared by the CRRIs and awareness sessions were given by the assistant professor, postgraduates and medical officers.

  • Curative health services: Outpatient services, pharmacy, laboratory services, Day care services, referral services and specialty clinics.
    • Speciality clinic at RHTC
      DaysSpecialty clinics
      1 st and 3 rd MondayENT
      1 st and 3 rd WednesdayOrthopedics
      1 st and 3 rd FridayGeneral Medicine
      2 nd and 4 th MondayDermatology
      2 nd and 4 th WednesdayObstetrics and Gynecology
      2 nd and 4 th FridayPediatrics
  • Rehabilitation services: The department of Community Medicine played a crucial role in the community-based rehabilitation of the marginalized people in Anbagam (Special school for differently-abled & elderly), Allathur, Tiruporur.
  • Outreach services: Mobile health camps, school health services, Family surveys.
    • School health services: The medical officers, postgraduates and CRRI s are involved in general health screening and health education session on personal hygiene, nutrition, first aid and disease preventions.
    • Mobile health camps: The multispecialty health camps, blood donation camps were organized in collaboration with other departments of SSSMCRI. A comprehensive multispecialty health services is provided by the various faculties of SSSMCRI. The IEC sessions are conducted in the camp by our CRRIs and postgraduate under the guidance of Assistant Professor in charge to alleviate the knowledge of prevention of diseases and health seeking behaviour of the community
  • Training services: Community health and research activities training for Undergraduates (MBBS), postgraduates (MD community medicine and other specialties)
  • Laboratory Service: Basic Investigations like Hb estimation, Blood grouping, ESR, Urine -Albumin, Sugar, Blood sugar levels etc., are given at free of cost.