Homoeopathic Materia Medica is a branch of science concerned with the study of homoeopathic drugs used in the treatment of patients. As per the syllabus prescribed by Central Council of Homoeopathy. Materia Medica is one of the core subjects taught to all the students of Venkateswara Homoeopathic Medical College starting from 1st year to final year BHMS.
The department imparts proper knowledge among students on drug substances and its actions and prepare them as a right prescriber by studying each drug synthetically, analytically and comparatively to be an effective physician. Emphasis is given on therapeutic diagnosis from Homoeopathic point of view. The department was established in the year 2000 at the time of college inception. All the faculty in the department are having postings in the OPD where they are involved in patient care.
The Department is having well established museum with wide collection including specimen, enormous number of books, unique collection of Drug picture models and also equipped with LCD Projector. Department adopts innovative methods such as seminar quiz, assignments, bedside teaching and drug proving. We also conduct CME Programme regularly.