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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The Richard Law Award 2016 for dental students in India; a prize of (Rs 25000) through an essay competition, for the 4th successive year in 2016. The competition had two categories: post-graduate and under-graduate. In the post-graduate category,...
The Richard Law Award 2016 for dental students in India; a prize of (Rs 25000) through an essay competition, for the 4th successive year in 2016.The competition had two categories: post-graduate and under-graduate. In the post-graduate category,...
In September the South East Asia Association for Dental Education (SEAADE) met in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, for the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting. The meeting had the theme: ‘Dental Education in Asia: One Community, One Vision.” Attending were deans of...
In September the Global Child Dental Fund’s and CamKid’s SEAL Cambodia project won one of the first FDI Smile Awards. This prestigious Award recognizes National Dental Associations that are making a difference in oral health through innovative and...
At the beginning of October, 30 members of the Clyde Munro Dental Group in Scotland ran the Bank of Scotland Glasgow 10k. Along with their investment partners Synova Capital together they raised almost £3000. The money was given to the Global Child...
We are still accepting entries for the 2016 Social Responsibility Award for Improving the Oral Health of Disadvantaged Children. The award is jointly run by the GCDFund and the International Federation of Dental Hygienists. It recognises hygienists...
The International Council of Nurses has accredited our Advanced Dental Leadership programme. This develpment will allow medical nurses to study our new specialist module, The Fundamentals of Oral Health, for Continuing Education points. This module...
The South East Asia Association for Dental Education (SEAADE) met in September 2016, with Professor Raman Bedi. Together they called for delegates to unite to improve dental leadership in the next generation of young dentists in South East Asia. To...
We are currently accepting submissions for the Tony Volpe Award for SDL-11 in Boston, March 2017. The award covers all tuition, travel and accommodation costs for SDL-11. Pictured left is the 2016 winner Professor Jeff Yengopal with, from left to...
Recently we received the following update on the progress made by the Kenya Association of Paediatric Dentists and the Paediatric Dentistry Association of East Africa. On the 12th July the Kenya Association of Paediatric Dentists (KAPD) held in...
SEAL CAMBODIA was launched in late 2012 in primary schools around Phnom Penh. The project was initiated by the Global Child Dental Fund (GCDF), with additional sponsorship from CamKids (the Cambodian Children’s Charity), and the GC Asia Dental...
An award of GBP £250 (Approximately Rs 25000) is available to dental students in India. To be considered for the award, students must enter an essay competition and take up the Advanced Dental Leadership Certificate Training, which you can register...
Representatives of the Zambian Oral Health Capacity Programme recently provided the following update on their work. From the 11th-12th May we had the privilege of receiving Professor Raman Bedi, Chairman of the Global Child Dental Fund at King’s...
To mark the tenth anniversary of our Senior Dental Leaders Programme, we published the Senior Dental Leaders Legacy brochure, which was distributed to all in attendance at SDL-10. Beginning with SDL-1 in 2007, the brochure documents each of the 10...
We are delighted to announce that Professor Jeff Yengopal from South Africa recieved the prestigious Tony Volpe award 2016. Jeff is the Associate Professor and Head of Department/Chief Specialist at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg....
2015 was the third consecutive year of this award for Indian dental students. Entrants submitted essays centered on challenges in social responsibility and leadership in the Indian dental profession. The judging committee chose one winner and four...
In partnership with the International Federation of Dental Hygienists, we are delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Dental Hygienist Social Responsibility Award: 1st place winners Jade Lavalle and Hikari Shiga will receive $3,000 for their...