The Indian Journal of Community & Family Medicine (IJCFM) is owned by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, an Institute of National Importance (INI), a statutory body established by an Act of Parliament in September 2012. The institute was established to bridge the gap in provision of state-of-the-art healthcare services in the eastern part of India. It also had a mandate of promoting quality research and excellence in medical education and training. AIIMS, Bhubaneswar is under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), which is under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India (GOI). During the conclave for Community Medicine and Family Medicine in December 2013, conducted by PMSSY, MoHFW, one of the decisions was to start a journal of community and family medicine (http://pmssy-mohfw.nic.in/files/pmssyevents/Conclave_on_CFM_Report_09Jun2014.pdf). It was to enable the INIs to conduct quality research, generate evidence and improve population health. The MoHFW, GOI, through AIIMS Bhubaneswar is committed to this endeavor (https://aiimsbhubaneswar.nic.in/aboutAIIMS.aspx).
Indian Journal of Community and Family Medicine (IJCFM) envisaged during the Community and Family Medicine Conclave held in the National Institute of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi in December 2013. Approved by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, it reflects the commitment to promote research and improve health care.
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