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What is Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM) ?
The Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine, founded in 1974, is a "not for profit" professional organization of specialists in Epidemiology, Health Management, Health Promotion, and Family Medicine, which is dedicated to the promotion of public health by bringing its members' expertise to the development of public health policies, an advocate for education, research, and programs of Community Medicine and providing a forum for the regular exchange of views & information.

Objectives of IAPSM

With the realization of the immense value of the science and art of Preventive and Social Medicine for Medical Students, Researchers, Practitioners, Public and State and in view of the fact that Preventive and Social Medicine forms the basis for the practice of all clinical specialties, the following are the aims of the society:

1. To improve the teaching standards of Preventive and Social Medicine at all levels.
2. To promote research in the specialty of Preventive and Social Medicine, and the effective application of the knowledge acquired in
    teaching, training, research and services.
3. To facilitate co–ordination amongst the Departments of Preventive and Social Medicine and other departments, medical colleges /
    institutions and health agencies / organization.
4. To develop co-operation in teaching, training, research and service between the Departments of Preventive and Social Medicine of
    various medical colleges / institutions in the country.
5. To facilitate co-ordination amongst the departments of Preventive and Social Medicine in colleges / institutions and health agencies
    / organizations.
6. To promote welfare of the teachers of the Preventive and Social Medicine.
7. To publish a journal which will be furtherance of these aims and will be the official organ of the society.
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