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Kidsmiles Zambia & Educational Unit project The Lusaka Dental Training School is the only school that has been training diploma and certificate level dental practitioners in Zambia for almost 50 years. Approved by the Health Professions Council of...
A photography competition was announced by the Global Child Dental Fund for Indian dentists (including dental students) on the following topics: 1. Special Care Dentistry 2. Healthcare neglect 3. Nutrition and oral health 4. Chronic oral conditions...
Our flagship programme was to be held in London, March 2020. Due to the global pandemic, SDL 14 was cancelled, and we will now reconvene from 24-29 October 2021 . We look forward to welcoming over 18 senior dentists from 12 countries, in Autumn 2021....
We are delighted to announce the results of GCDFund’s Richard Law Award 2020. In honour of the late Richard Law, an accountant who tragically died from oral cancer, GCDFund offers awards to postgraduate dental students in India willing to submit a...
Oral health is inarguably the key to a healthy quality of life. Unfortunately, many people seem to forget. The WHO states that most oral diseases and conditions share modifiable risk factors with the leading NCDs (cardiovascular diseases, cancer,...
It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dr Anthony R. Volpe. Tony was a cherished Trustee of the Global Child Dental Fund since 2008 and worked tirelessly to support our work around the world. Tony was also renowned for his work...
FREE LIVE WEBINAR Thursday 29 October, 2020 | 15:00 – 15:30 PM (GMT) Every child should have good oral health as a basic human right. Join us to learn more about: The global challenge of child oral health Why is oral health a human right? In...
Richard Law Research Award 2020 for Postgraduate Dental Students in India In honour of the late Richard Law, an accountant who tragically died from oral cancer, the Global Child Dental Fund (UK) is offering awards of Rs 50,000 (in total) to...
We are proud to launch the Portuguese (Brazil) version of the Global Child Dental Fund Maternal and Oral Health booklet, which is the result of a successful partnership between the Global Child Dental Fund, the Brazilian Society of Paediatrics and...
Begin your journey of Advanced Dental Leadership! Sign up is completely FREE for our ADL Dental Leadership and our ADL for Health Professionals programmes during 2020. For more information click here
GCDFund consultant Dr Valerie Wordley and Chairman Prof Raman Bedi have just published an editorial in the British Medical Journal Leader raising awareness, to the medical and wider healthcare profession, of how our Senior Dental Leadership Programme...
Richard Law Research Awards 2019 In honour of the late Richard Law, the Global Child Dental Fund (UK) offered awards for the sixth consecutive year to dental students in India. Post-graduate dental students from all over India who took up the...
Our SDL alumnus and dear friend of GCDFund, Dr Mahesh Verma, has been appointed as Vice Chancellor of Indraprastha University. He was previously director of the Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS) and has been recognised nationally for...
On 17-19 June 2019 Chief Dental Officers from East & Central Africa (Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, DR Congo, Sudan) convened in Addis Ababa to strategize how to end the barbaric practice of Infant Oral Mutilation (IOM) within 10 years....
Global Dental Ambassadors Return to Zambia Global Child Dental Fund-Senior Dental Leaders alumni, Dr. Nalumino Sayela (SDL-7) and Dr. David Okuji (SDL-10) , collaborated on a second academic exchange program between the Global Dental Ambassadors, the...
Applications are now open. Each year we award one established dental professional with the esteemed Tony Volpe Award, offering them a place on the prestigious Senior Dental Leaders Programme (SDL). SDL 14 will be held in March 2020 in London, UK. The...
In March, Professor Raman Bedi (Chairman of GCDFund) attended the mid-year meeting of the International Association of Dental Students (IADS) in Strasbourg, France. He spoke at the Panel Discussion "Developing and Training the New Generation of...
Dr Dorjan Hysi receives the Promising Leadership Award 2019 The Center for Oral Health partners with GCDFund in offering this award to a qualified oral health leader. Young professionals from various disciplines (public health, dentistry, social work...
The recently held Senior Dental Leaders conference, now in its 13th year, has once again been a resounding success. The six-day conference organised by the Global Child Dental Fund, King’s College London, and this year’s host, the Harvard School of...
Tony Volpe Award 2019 The Tony Volpe Award is given annually to a dental professional, offering them a place on our prestigious Senior Dental Leaders Programme (SDL). The award covers all tuition, travel and accommodation costs. This year’s award was...
In honour of the late Richard Law, an accountant who tragically died from oral cancer, the Global Child Dental Fund offers awards of Rs 50,000 (in total) to postgraduate dental students in India willing to submit a research proposal and take up the...
Success for Dr Ashwin Jawdekar and "Team YMT” at the Global Summit of International Academy of Paediatric Dentistry, Bangkok 2018 Among more than 110 presentations, Dr Ashwin Jawdekar, Professor and Head of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at...
In October, Dr Jack Dillenberg accepted an award from The Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund, Inc. at an event in Philadelphia, USA. Dean Emeritus of Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health - A.T. Still University, Dr Dillenberg was honored...
Senior Dental Leaders alumni hold successful workshop in Melbourne Global Child Dental Fund Senior Dental Leaders alumni Dr Rachel Martin, and Dr Irene Adyatmaka held a very successful workshop on 1 October at La Trobe University, Melbourne,...