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In October, Professor Bedi visited the University of Health Sciences in Lao PDR to donate £10,000 in dental supplies, mainly Riva Star Aqua , which is Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF). He also delivered lectures and trained the staff on how to use these...
Our ongoing work on improving the oral health of children and bringing much needed services globally was demonstrated in two articles published in the October British Dental Journal (BDJ) issue. To read these articles click on the links below: https:...
Liberia has no dental training facilities, and the acute shortage of dental workforce poses a serious public health problem. To further develop a dental workforce and ensure greater access to dental care across the entire country, Trinity Dental...
We are very sad to share the news that Dianne Rekow passed away on the 11th August 2022. Dianne was part of our Senior Dental Leaders (SDL) leadership team and helped to shape our programme over many years. Many of you had the opportunity to get to...
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 postgraduate dental students in India willing to submit a research proposal and...
We were delighted to finally hold the 14th Senior Dental Leaders programme in London from Sunday 10-16 July 2022. After a couple of difficult years facing the Coronavirus pandemic, we were fortunate to be able to convene a wonderful group of leaders...
On 9 June 2022, in Lusaka, Professor Raman Bedi, Chairman of GCDFund officiated during the handover of a refurbished paediatric clinic featuring state-of the art equipment in collaboration with the Dental School at Levy Mwanawasa University, and the...
We are pleased to learn that one of our SDL 6 alumni, the Hon Enock Phale, Salima North West Constituency MP, has recently been appointed as Deputy Minister of Health, Malawi. Enock, who was sponsored by Henry Schein to attend GCDFund’s Senior Dental...
The Phnom Penh Declaration of 2022 was launched on 17 February to highlight the fundamental dental care requirements of patients with special needs. The signing ceremony was presided over by HE Dr Oeurn Borarorth, Secretary of State, Ministry of...
In honour of the late Richard Law, the Global Child Dental Fund (UK) offered awards for the eighth consecutive year to dental students in India. Post-graduate dental students from all over India who took up the Advanced Dental Leadership Training...
We were very sorry to hear the sad news of Dr. Neal Demby’s death. Neal was a loyal friend and supporter of Global Child Dental Fund for many years and a pioneer in dental residency education. Dr. Demby devoted his 50-year career at the Family Health...
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 postgraduate dental students in India willing to submit a research proposal and...
We are pleased to announce that our SDL-14 programme dates have been confirmed. SDL-14 will now take place 13-18 March, 2022 in London, UK. We look forward to welcoming delegates from around the world including from China, India, Malawi, Mexico,...
Led by Professor Raman Bedi with CPD Certificate of Proficiency awarded by BADT. Course Summary: Taking care of patients (in your practice) can be challenging at the best of times. Now throw a little global pandemic into the mix and things get really...
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 13-18 March 2022 . We look forward to welcoming over 18 senior dentists from 12 countries, in Autumn 2022....
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...
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