Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

: 2016  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 244--251



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 World Aids Day – 1St december 2015

Centre: Sri Siddhartha Dental College And Hospital, Tumkur


Extension committee members. organized collage competition for undergraduate students. Theme for collage competition was “Getting to zero; ends AIDS by 2030- Its time to act now”. All the participants were given participation certificates and winners and runner ups were given cash prizes too. These posters were displayed at the reception counter area to create awareness of AIDS among Patients by Staff and students.

Co- ordinators: Dr. K. R. Kashinath, Dr. Bharateesh JV and members of Extension Activity and Institutional Social Responsibility Committee

 World Dentist Day - 6 Th March 2016

Centre: People's Dental Academy Bhopal


Faculty and students of Department of Public Health Dentistry along with budding dentist population celebrated the WORLD DENTIST DAY. The day marked with full enthusiasm and play way learning mode by a dental quiz competition – THE QUIZOHOLICS – A journey of quizard. The intention was the play way learning method for maximum output.

Co-ordinators : Dr. Vrinda Saxena, Dr. Manish Jain, Dr. Vidhatri Tiwari, Dr. Vijayta Sharva, Dr. Nilesh T

 World Oral Health Day- 20Th of March 2016

Centre: Government Dental College and Research Institute, Bangalore


The 'World Oral Health Week' was celebrated from 20th March to 26th March 2016. During this period a total of 176 patients was given health education regarding oral hygiene maintenance. Toothpastes and educational pamphlets were distributed and opinion regarding importance of oral health in their daily lifestyle was taken. Poster competition was held at undergraduate level.

Co-ordinators: Dr. ManjunathP. Puranik, Dr. Yashoda R, Dr. K. R. Sowmya, Dr. Uma S R, Post Graduate students and Interns

 World Oral Health Day - 20Th of March 2016

Centre: The Oxford Dental College And Hospital, Bangalore


Department of Public Health Dentistry organised poster and slogan writing competition at Swami Vivekananda Rashtriya Seva trust, Anekal Taluk for orphan children and the response by the children was good. The competition was followed by screening and oral health education talk by Dr. Yashodharaa, Dr. Shefali and Dr. Ankit. Then oral health education pamphlets and toothpastes were distributed to the children.

Co-ordinator: Dr. Deepa D

 World Health Day 2016

Centre: Peoples College of Dental sciences and Research Center, Bhopal


The Department of Public Health Dentistry celebrated World Health Day on theme “Beat diabetes, halt the rise “. Quiz and poster competition on diabetes were conducted for students. Dental awareness and treatment camp were held at Aishbag, Bhopal, Free blood sugar check up, Services to lifeline in Shivpuri, M.P and Display of universal symbol for diabetes in form of batches.

Co-ordinators: Dr. Shaji Thomas, Dr. Ajay Bhambal, Dr. Amith HV, Dr. Garima Bhambhani

 World Health Day 2016

Centre: Surendera Dental College And Research Institute, Sri Ganganagar


Department of Public Health Dentistry organized a mega camp for the general population. The team of medical and dental doctors conducted routine medical investigations embracing Random Blood Sugar, Blood Grouping, Blood Pressure and complete dental examination as well as treatment and medicines were rendered free of cost for the under privileged and rural population.

A special health education wing was also arranged by the Department at the college reception lobby where patients and students were educated regarding W.H.O goals and key messages related to Diabetes and Health. These messages were reinforced through distribution of pamphlets and organizing lectures.

Co-ordinators: Dr. Simerpreet Singh, Dr. Anmol Mathur, Dr. Diljot Kaur Makkar

 World Health Day 2016

Centre: DJ College Of Dental Sciences And Research, Modinagar.


On the occasion of World Health day. All sections of the college were counselled and they signed a petition to educate people in their family and friends about prevention and management of Diabetes. A street play was enacted in college premises by the educating the college students, faculty and the patients on the etiology, effects, prevention and control of Diabetes, its impact on the social life and suggesting ways to reduce hyperglycaemia.

The students and staff pledged to cultivate better lifestyle by taking the measures which include expanding health-promoting environments to reduce diabetes risk factors, like physical inactivity and unhealthy diets, and strengthening national capacities to help people with diabetes receive the treatment and care they need to manage their conditions.

Co-ordinators: Dr. Basavaraj P, Dr. Ashish Singla, Dr. Ritu Gupta, Post Graduate Students

 World Health Day 2016

Centre: Kalinga Institute Of Dental Sciences, Bhubaneswar


A flash mob was enacted by a group of undergraduate students near the Campus 6 main auditorium, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) University, Bhubaneswar. This event included a dance performance related to spreading awareness about diabetes. A flash light rally was also flagged off from the Campus 6 main auditorium KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. The rally covered a portion of the KIIT university terminating at the Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) hospital building.

Co-ordinators: Dr. Vinay S, Dr. Goutham B S, Dr. Gunjan Kumar, Dr. Kunal Jha, Diptajit Das