WOHD Exposition - Happy Mouth Happy Body; Theme: Practising dentistry beyond walls

Event

This exposition aligns with the World Health Organization's vision for a robust dental public health system, as emphasized in their 2021 and 2023 resolutions.

Key Activities:

  • Educational Programs: We offered programs to empower communities to prioritize oral health through preventive practices.
  • Breaking the Walls of Practice: We showcased models for extending dental care beyond clinics, reaching underserved communities, schools, and workplaces.
  • Policy Implementation: We explored the importance of training public health workers to strengthen oral health services and delivery.

Free Services:

  • Seminar Session: Offered valuable information on oral health.
  • Free Dental Checkups/Scaling & Polishing: Provided immediate dental care to participants.
  • Free Oral Health Supplies: We distributed oral health¬†supplies to students.

Educational Resources:

  • WOHD Materials: We incorporated resources from the World Oral Health Day website to tailor educational content for primary and secondary school students.

Target Audience:

  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Primary Healthcare Workers
  • Children's Health Advocacy Groups

Campaign Location: Christabel Schools, Wuye, Abuja

Overall Goal:

This exposotion aimed to promote the concept of dentistry beyond limitations, addressing financial restraints, location barriers (urban and rural), and traditional practice confines. We emphasized the importance of a well-established dental public health system, utilizing education and community outreach to improve oral health for all.

 


Name of association/organization
The Dental Experience Ltd
Name of activity(ies)
WOHD Exposition - Happy Mouth Happy Body; Theme: Practising dentistry beyond walls
Type of activity(ies)
Dental check-ups
Event
Media event
School visit
Talk

9.0055543, 7.4146962

Number of activity(ies)
5
Number of participants (in activities)
200
Activity date(s)
20th March 2024
Press coverage details
Below is the link to our media coverage:
https://phonzyimages.pixieset.com/worldoralhealthdayexposition/

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