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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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...