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Diploma in Child Health (D.C.H.)

1. Goal
The Goal of D.C.H. Program is to provide training in Pediatrics and Neonatology to produce competent specialists who are able to provide basic and speciality care of the highest order to neonates, infants, children and adolescents at the community level and at primary and secondary levels of health care.
2. Course Description-
Diploma in Child Health (D.C.H.)
Duration- 2 years
Eligibility- MBBS
3. Intramural and Extramural Rotation-
• At least 2 and not more than 5 months in Neonatology.
• At least nil and maximum 3 months in Allied Branches.
• At least 2 and not more than 6 months in sub-speciality areas: IPCU/ Emergency Pediatric Care.
The Department of Pediatrics will decide the posting of students in Neonatology and Allied Branches and Sub- speciality areas.