This branch of medicine deals with the prevention of disease and promotion of health through the use of comprehensive health services ranging from preventive, curative to rehabilitative services. Courses in the department are aimed towards furthering the knowledge of Community Medicine and its relevance in Nigeria health care system. A broad multidisciplinary approach to public health and clinical issues are taught as well as epidemiological studies to identify prevalent health problems in the community and determine the effective means of alleviating them. The department is designed towards providing cutting edge research methodologies for preventive, curative services and promotion of health in our communities.