To ensure that the medical graduate acquires broad public health competencies needed to solve health problems of the community with emphasis on health promotion, disease prevention, cost-effective interventions and follow up
Conceptualize people as the focus of the lifetime service of a doctor and be ready to help always and specially in time of need, minimize the suffering of people and have the ability to “think globally and act locally”.
Apply the basic epidemiological principles to investigation of diseases, outbreaks, health promotion and disease prevention.
Contribute to health systems’ performance as a member of the health team in the generation and efficient utilization of human and logistic resources.
Foster healthy lifestyles in the individual and the community level to prevent environmental degradation and to promote social harmony.
Identify the health needs of populations and population subgroups through planning, intervention, monitoring and evaluation.
Provide patient-centered comprehensive primary health care including referral, continuing care and follow-up.