National Health Goals

  • Reduction of Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) to 32 per 1000 live births by 2017
  • Reduction of Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) to 123 per 100,000 live births by 2017
  • Reduction of Total Fertility Rate (TFR) to 2.1 by 2017
  • Prevention and reduction of under-nutrition in children under 3 years to half of NFHS-3 (2005-2006) levels 27 per cent by 2017
  • Prevention and reduction of anemia among women aged 15-49 years to 28 percent by end of 2017
  • Raising child sex ratio in the 0-6 years age group from 914 to 950
  • Prevention and reduction of burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases (including mental illness) and injuries
  • Reduction of poor household’s out-of-pocket expenditure to 1.87 percent of GDP by the end of 2017
  • Reduce Tuberculosis annual incidence and mortality by half by the end of 2017
  • Reduce Leprosy prevalence to <1/10,000 population and incidence to zero in all districts by the end of 2017
  • Annual malaria incidence of <1/1,000 by the end of 2017
  • Microfilaria prevalence <1 percent in all districts by the end of 2017
  • Case fatality rate of Dengue <1 percent by the end of 2017
  • Containment of Chikungunya outbreaks by the end of 2017
  • Reduction in Japanese Encephalitis mortality by 30 percent by the end of 2017
  • Elimination of Kala-azar by 2015, that is <1 case per 10,000 population in all blocks
  • Reduce new infections of HIV/AIDS to zero and provide comprehensive care, support and treatment services to all who require it

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Eligibility Criteria

(Effective from 1st April 2014)

The following are eligible to take up membership of the society:

  • Those having or pursuing post –graduation in the speciality of Preventive and social medicine/Community Medicine/Social & Preventive Medicine
  • Present and past teachers of Preventive and social medicine/Community Medicine/Social & Preventive Medicine
  • Present and past graduates of Preventive and social medicine/Community Medicine/Social & Preventive Medicine
  • Teachers of the disciplines allied to Preventive and Social Medicine

NOTE :

1) Provisional life membership number will be given to PG students (MD Community Medicine/SPM/PSM) which will be converted to permanent life membership after submission of MD certificate. Provisional life members will be considered for awards of IAPSM

Permanent Members of IAPSM are entitled to :

  • Four issues of IJCM free every year.
  • Discounts on publications and registration in Conferences of IAPSM.
  • Membership of State Chapter and IAPSM Committees.
  • Access to IAPSM membership directory.
  • The right to vote and hold office of IAPSM.
  • Access to IAPSM awards.
  • Opportunity to participate in the IAPSM policy development

Membership fee

Life Membership : Rs. 4000/-

Procedure to Join

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Please duly fill all possible details in the attached IAPSM Membership application - Update form by typing in it

Email the word copy of filled form for updating your details in IAPSM Master list

Get a print out of filled form and get the sign, stamp of concerned authorities as well as yours

Scan the filled form with scanner machinein PDF format (not cam scanner as there are problems while printing it) This form is for our official records & email it to iapsmtreasurer@gmail.com

Once your membership has been approved by headquarters then you can proceed to payment

You can make payment bydemand draft/ Cheque in favour of “Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM)” payable at Ahmedabad. You can send it via speed post/ courier to “Dr Manish Rana, Department of Community Medicine, GMERS Medical College, Sola, SG Highway, Sola, Ahmedabad. Pin: 380060. Gujarat”.

You can also make payment via net banking which will be mailed to you after confirming your eligibility for Life membership

For any query requiring Membership and joining IAPSM contact

Dr Manish Rana

Treasurer (IAPSM)
Email: iapsmtreasurer@gmail.com
Contact no: +91 9227980005

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