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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,...
In June, Professor Raman Bedi (Chairman of GCDFund ) and Professor Arthur Kemoli (Chairman of the Paediatric Dentistry Association of East Africa) visited schools in rural parts of Kenya to examine children for IOM, meeting teachers and local elders....
Richard Law Research Award 2018 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...
In a recent article in Dentistry magazine, Valerie Wordley, GCDFund consultant, spoke to Dr Khin Maung, chief dental officer for Myanmar, about the oral health problems Myanmar faces. I sat down with Dr Khin Maung at the 12th Senior Dental Leaders...
Dear Colleague, We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting submissions for the Tony Volpe Award for our Senior Dental Leaders (SDL) programme in Boston, USA, March 2019. The award covers all tuition, travel and accommodation costs for SDL...
Infant oral mutilation (IOM) is a dangerous and sometimes fatal traditional dental practice undertaken in children that can have very serious health consequences. This is undertaken by many indigenous African tribes, mainly from East and central...
12th ANNUAL SENIOR DENTAL LEADERS PROGRAMME LONDON, 4-9 March 2018 First conceptualized in 2007 at King’s College London by Professor Raman Bedi, DDS, this year’s SDL-12 programme was organised by the Global Child Dental Fund, the Harvard School of...
Our Oral Health Booklets have reached the Brazilian Society of Pediatric Medicine! The Global Child Dental Fund would like to thank the Brazilian Society of Pediatric Medicine (SBP) for hosting us at their national congress. The SPB is considered to...
After nearly a year of planning, SDL-alumni Dr. Callum Durward and Dr.David Okuji successfully led a collaboration between the University of Puthisastra and the Global Dental Ambassadors (GDA), which provided an international exchange of oral health...
We would like to say thank you to Ivoclar Vivadent AG for their contribution of £1,500 in Cention N materials for our project in Lusaka, Zambia. Their support is a great vote of confidence in our mission. You can follow Vivadent AG's work via it's...
A call to action to end Infant oral mutilation (IOM) - an East Africa campaign initiative Infant oral mutilation (IOM) is a dangerous and sometimes fatal traditional dental practice undertaken in children that can have very serious health...
The Global Child Dental Fund (GCDFund) and the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) have accredited an online comprehensive course for Future Dental Leaders - an enterprise we believe will equip STUDENTS CONSIDERING APPLYING TO...
We recently received this press update from Prof. Arthur Kemoli, the Chairman of the Paediatric Dentistry Association of East Africa, and Dr. Nicholas Gichu, Chairman of the Kenya Association of Paediatric Dentists. It was all fun and full of...
The Faculty of Public Health may bestow Honorary Fellowship on persons of eminence who have rendered exceptional services to the science, literature or practice of public health. Not more than six Honorary Fellowships are bestowed in any one year...
Earlier this month Professor Raman Bedi attended the International Federation of Dental Hygienists' Global Oral Health Strategy Session. Held in Florence, Italy, from July 7th - 8th, the conference was chaired by the IFDH president and SDL-10 alumni...
Two months ago a group of 25 senior Cambodian dental students (from 3 dental schools in Phnom Penh) and young dentists enrolled for the Advanced Leadership Course. It was decided that to get the most from the course, members of the group who wanted...
Our SEAL Cambodia project has successfully fissure sealed another 6286 children in an extension to our original 60,000 children completed last year. This was made possible by a generous contribution from St. James' Place Foundation. Our work in...
In honour of the late Richard Law, an accountant who tragically died from oral cancer, the Global Child Dental Fund (UK) is offering an award of GBP 250 (Approximately Rs 25000) to dental students in India willing to enter an essay competition and...
Law on mandatory daily brushing in Public Schools in Mexico City to Benefit over one million children. DDS is an SDL alumni and faculty. He currently Chairs the “ADM Foundation”, is Councillor to the FDI and candidate for President-Elect of the FDI,...
ADL is a new and unique dental leadership programme created by the GCDFund, the World Federation of Public Health Associations, Colgate-Palmolive, Henry Schein and the International Federation of Dental Hygienists. Dentistry needs strong leaders with...
Professor Raman Bedi s recently visited the Oral Health Capacity Building Program in Zambia. Eleven thousand, one hundred and ninety-two (11,192) school children have received Oral Health Education, practical oral hygiene demonstrations and access to...
Recently the winners of our Social Responsibility Award were announced. This award is jointly run by the GCDFund and the International Federation of Dental Hygienists. It recognises hygienists and student hygienists who participate in a volunteering...
We are currently accepting submissions for the Tony Volpe Award for SDL-12 in London, March 2018. The award covers all tuition, travel and accommodation costs for SDL-12. Who should apply? This an opportunity for aspiring dentists in the early and...
We are delighted to announce that Professor Xiaojuan (Jane) Zeng from China recieved the prestigious Tony Volpe award 2017. Professor Zeng is the Head of the Department of Dental Public Health at Guangxi Medical University, China. She is also a...