WORLD HEPATITIS DAY

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY

WORLD HEPATITIS DAY- JULY 28th 2021

SRM DENTAL COLLEGE, RAMAPURAM.

“WORLD HEPATITIS DAY”

VENUE: Valamburi vinayagar temple, Chinnandimadam, Kodungiyur, Chennai 600118.

DATE: 28/07/2021

DAY: Wednesday

PROGRAM MOTTO: “Hepatitis can’t wait” Conveying the urgency of efforts needed to eliminate hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030.

Program Details:

Total number of patients: 24

The causes, symptoms, types, diagnostic aids, treatment modalities and preventive measures emphasizing the focus on the importance of vaccination was explained to the general public followed by free dental check up and explanation of comprehensive normative needs for which cards to avail  free basic dental  treatments were distributed. They were demonstrated the correct tooth brushing technique using a mannequin and given health education counselling including oral care maintenance.