Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

IAPHD NEWS
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 348--359

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9 TH NATIONAL PG CONVENTION OF IAPHD 19-20 JUNE 2015

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"9 th National Post graduate Convention of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry" was organized by the Department of Public Health Dentistry under the Chairmanship of Dr. V. Chandra Sekhara Reddy, Professor and HOD, Narayana Dental College and Hospital, Nellore. Over three hundred post-graduate students representing more than seventy Post-graduate Dental Institutions from all over India participated in this Convention.

Dr. K. Satheesh Kumar Reddy, Former Executive Committee member, Dental Council of India, graced the occasion as a Chief Guest. Various dignitaries like Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry (IAPHD) President Dr. Ganesh Shenoy Panchmal, President Emeritus and Dental Council of India Member, Padmasri Dr. R. K Bali, Honorary Secretary Dr. Aswathnarayanan, President Elect Dr. S.S Hiremath, Vice-President Dr. Sabyasachi Saha, Narayana Medical Institutions Director Dr. Subramanyam, Narayana Dental College Principal Dr. Mahesh, Joint Secretary IAPHD Dr. L. Vamsi Krishna Reddy attended the event.

An inspirational and motivational talk on career planning was given by Dr. Kandaswamy, Dean of Faculty of Dental Sciences, Ramachandra University, as the key note lecture. The sociocultural aspect of Public Health Dentistry was dealt by Dr. S. Albones Raj, Vice-Principal, Loyola College, Chennai. Mr. Prasanna Saligram and Dr. Rajeev gave a thought provoking talk on "Systems thinking in Public Health Dentistry". The convention also included a symposium on "Redefining Public Health Dentistry in India…the way forward" based on the theme by the prominent specialty speakers Dr. Chandrashekar Janakiram, Dr. Sabyasachi Saha, Dr. Manjunath P Puranik and Dr. Anup N who hailed from various parts of the country.

Post graduate students from all over the country got an opportunity to display their proficiency in the field of Public Health Dentistry by way of scientific poster presentations. Atleast 14 scientific posters presented by post graduate students were awarded with "Best Poster Award". The organizing secretary Dr. RVS. Krishna Kumar delivered the vote of thanks to all the delegates for attending this national convention.

WINNERS IN SCIENTIFIC POSTERS CATEGORY

ID-101- Dr. M. Neetha parimala - Sri Sai College of Dental Surgery, Vikarabad ID-104- Dr. Shivangi Srivatsava - Sardar Patel Post Graduate Institute of Dental and Medical Sciences, Lucknow ID-106- Dr. Radhika Narsing Yadav - M.R.Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore ID-109- Dr. Puneet Chahar - Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, Delhi ID-127- Dr. Divya Priya.G.K - Bapuji Dental College & Hospital, Davangere ID-130- Dr. Syeda Nikhat Mohammadi - College of Dental Sciences, Davangere ID-139- Dr. Hanna Joes - DAPMRV Dental College, Bangalore ID-141- Dr. Bhanu Kiran Ghanta - Sibar Instiute of Dental Sciences, Guntur ID-142- Dr. Priyanka Kakarla - Narayana Dental College & Hospital, Nellore ID-146- Dr. Roomani Srivatsava - Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Bangalore.WINNERS IN THEME BASED POSTERS

ID-203- Dr. Nagaland - Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College, Bangalore ID-204- Dr. Karnika Yadav - Institute of Dental Sciences, Bareilly ID-250- Dr. DeepthiAthuluru - Narayana Dental College & Hospital, Nellore ID-254- Dr. Sonali Guptha - Sri Aurobindo College of Dentistry, Indore.

WORLD ORAL HEALTH DAY - 20TH MARCH 2015

Post Graduate Institute Of Dental Sciences, Rohtak

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Department of Public Health Dentistry organized the following activities:

Health Education sessions were carried out in the OPD of Dental College Distribution of Health Education pamphlets Tooth Brushing Demonstration Videos/Posters were displayed in the reception area and OPD of PGIDS.Co-ordinator: Dr. Manjunath BC

WORLD HEALTH DAY-7th APRIL 2015

Post Graduate Institute Of Dental Sciences, Rohtak

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Department of Public Health Dentistry organized the following activities:

Poster competition was organized for 3rd and 4th year BDS students on " Food Safety – From Farm to Plate" Poster exhibition in the reception area of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak Pamphlets were distributed regarding the guidelines given by WHO for food safety.Co-ordinators: Dr. Manjunath BC, Dr. Adarsh Kumar, Dr. Ankita Goyal, Dr. Ridhi Narang

WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY- 31st MAY 2015

I.T.S Centre for Dental Studies and Research, Muradnagar

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Department of Public Health Dentistry Staff and Students conducted an outreach dental health program May 31st & on 1st June 2015 in college premise to increase Public awareness on hazards of Tobacco through posters, socio drama and Collage competition. Free oral pre cancer / cancer screening of tobacco users and biopsy by postgraduate students from Oral Pathology &Public Health Dentistry Department were done.

Co-ordinator: Dr. Aruna. D.S

WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY- 31st MAY 2015

Vokkalig ara Sangha Dental College and Hospi tal, Bangalore

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Department of Public Health Dentistry organized the following activities:

Awareness campaign in and around the Dental College premises by distributing pamphlets and Oral health educational videos in the health museum Tobacco cessation counselling also was done for people with tobacco habit Participated in dental screening and treatment camp organized by Karnataka cancer society.Co-ordinator: Dr. Rekha R

WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY- 31st MAY 2015

Post Graduate Institute Of Dental Sciences, Rohtak

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Department of Public Health Dentistry organized the following activities:

Poster competition for 3rd and 4th year BDS students was organized Rally was carried out PGIDS till Mansarover Park, Rohtak Nukkad Natak named "Tambacco ka shaunk, kishto mein maut" highlighting ill effects of tobacco & its impact on the social life.Co-ordinators: Dr. Manjunath BC, Dr. Adarsh Kumar, Dr. Ridhi Narang, Dr. Ankita Goyal

Govt. Dental College & Research Institute, Bangalore

On Account of World No Tobacco Day the final year BDS students took part in the poster competition held under the aegis of Karnataka Cancer Society and won Two prizes.

A short film "Smoking Kills" enlightening the ill effects was also shot by our students spearheaded by Mr Dev Sreenivasa won the 2nd prize state appreciation award (Link for the video https://youtube/Bh2TGx8BSL8).

Co-ordinators: Dr. Manjunath P Puranik, Dr. Uma S R

NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY DAY- 19TH JUNE 2015

Sardar Patel Post Graduate Institute of Dental and Medical Sciences, Lucknow

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Department of Public Health Dentistry organised the following events:

Educating O.P.D. patients at O.P.Chaudhary Hospital And Research Centre and Sardar Patel Post Graduate Institute Of Dental And Medical Sciences I.E.C material about various oral diseases Screening and awareness camp at Gaura Village, Anganwadi Centre near Mohanlalganj Lucknow.Co-ordinator: Dr. Sabya Sachi Saha

Oral Hygiene Day -1st August 2015

Govt. Dental College & Research Institute, Bangalore

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Department of Public Health Dentistry participated in a Oral Hygiene day Rally Organised by Bangalore Academy of Periodontology(BAP). The rally was attended by many colleges in Bangalore city. With placards, banners and pamphlets an awareness was created.

Co-ordinators: Dr. Manjunath P Puranik, Dr. Uma S R

Oral Hygiene Day -1st August 2015

People’s College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Bhopal

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Department of Public Health Dentistry, in collaboration with IDA MP covered more than 200 schools and oath was taken for tobacco cessation at same time all over M.P.

Co-ordinators: Dr. Poonam Pandya, Dr. Garima Bhambhani

Oral Hygiene Day -August 1st, 2015

School of Dental Sciences, Sharda Univ ersity, Greater Noida

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Department of Public Health Dentistry conducted the following activities:

Oral health education using charts and posters and presentation by the interns. Skit titled "chintu aur pinki ki kahani" on oral hygiene. FREE distribution of tooth brushes and tooth paste Tooth brushing demonstration using tooth models Painting and poem competition of school students. Prize distribution and distribution of oral hygiene kits Oral screening for diseasesCo-ordinators: Dr. Swati Sharma, Dr. Kuldeep Dhanker, Dr. Alankrita Chaudhary, Dr. Prashant Sharma

HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS

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Dr. Srivastava B. K. CDH Chairman, IDA Bangalore Branch was awarded with the Best Branch IDA CDH activities for the year 2014 (Karnataka State Conference) at Mangalore and the Best Rural Activity IDA for the year 2015 (National Conference) at the Indian Dental Congress held in Bangalore on 13-15 of February 2015.