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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...
We are delighted to announce that our new online Certificate in Advanced Dental Leadership (ADL) will be jointly accredited by the World Federation of Public Health Associations, a prestigious global organization promoting global health since 1967....
In September Professor Bedi visited our Zambia project, where dental therapy students are being trained to provide dental care to disadvantaged children in Ndola. The 3-year programme, co-funded by the Borrow Foundation and the Global Child Dental...
In honour of the late Richard Law, an accountant who tragically died from oral cancer, we are offering an award of GBP 250 (Approximately Rs 25000) to dental students in India. To be considered for the the award, you must enter an essay competition...
We are delighted to announce we are now accepting submissions for the Tony Volpe Award for SDL-10 in London, March 2016. The award covers all tuition, travel and accommodation costs for SDL-10. Pictured left is the 2015 winner Professor Sonia...
In August Professor Bedi was invited to visit the Peking University School of Stomatology by Dr. Shuguo ZHENG, the Director and Professor of the Department of Preventive Dentistry. During the visit Professor Bedi met Professor Chuanbin GUO, the Dean...
Dental Hygienist Social Responsibility Award - Improving Oral Health of Disadvantaged Children *UPDATE* Following the first succesful year in 2014, the Social Responsibility award is running in 2015. In order give all entrants enought time to enter...
Professor Sonia Groisman, the 2015 Tony Volpe award winner and co-author of our oral health booklets, has been helping promote the Portuguese version of the booklets in Brazil. Recently she sent us this update. 'Earlier this summer we successfully...
We were recently given a full update on all developments in Kenya from our partners Kenyan partners. Early Childhood caries is still a major problem affecting many children in Kenya. With limited human resource in the oral health sector to deal with...
Following the first succesful year of this award in 2014, the Social Responsibility award is open again this year. The award recognises hygienists and student hygienists who participate in a volunteering project which benefits disadvantaged children,...
Dental Hygienist Social Responsibility Award - Improving Oral Health of Disadvantaged Children In partnership with the International Federation of Dental Hygienists, we are delighted to announce the winners of the 2014 Social Responsibility Award:...
We are delighted to announce the results of GCDFund’s Richard Law Award 2014! This was a very competitive year and we were honoured to receive such a high standard of work across the board Post-graduate category Winner: Viswa Chaitanya Chandu for his...
Global Child Dental Fund & IFDH Dental Hygienist Social Responsibility Award Background: GCDFund is a UK-based charity focused on improving the oral health of disadvantaged children around the world and the IFDH is an international, non-governmental,...
In July Dr Tony Volpe, the former vice president of Clinical Research and Scientific Affairs from the Colgate-Palmolive Company, became a new Fellow of Kings' College London. Commenting on Dr Volpe's appointment as Fellow of the College, Professor...
Kenya Association of Paediatric Dentistry (KAPD) and the Global Child Dental Fund jointly host the 2nd annual training workshop for Kenyan Community Oral Health Workers Dental caries is one single most important oral disease affecting many children...
In July the Principal of Lusaka Dental School Dr Nalumino Sayela visited the copperbelt province, Ndola. The aim was to deliver the letter from the ministry of Education permanent secretary authorising Isubilo and dental training school visit Schools...
Recently Dr Carol Onyango, our African Network Consultant and lead with our Tanzanian MUHAS initiative, met with key individuals involved in the project and compiled the following progress report. Progress Overview The dental school started...
Professor Raman Bedi visited Cambodia for a week in June to meet with stakeholders, explore new partnerships, and monitor progress in the SEAL CAMBODIA project. Highlights of the visit included: 1. Meeting SEAL CAMBODIA partners - about 20...
In April this year Professor Bedi was invited to join an International Research and Training expert group focussed on Early Childhood Caries in South and Central America. The meeting was held at the University of Valparaiso, Chile. Other than...
An Oral Health Capacity Programme In March 2014 we co-funded with the Borrow Foundation a three –year oral health capacity building project in Zambia. The project is based in Ndola, the second city in Zambia, and our partner there is a local NGO, the...
Smile Efate Island Programme As part of the Pacific Network Project, we have been working with Robyn Watson (Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney) and a Senior Dental Leadership alumni (SDL-7) on an education programme for Efate Island, Vanuatu. The...
We recently forged an exciting new partnership to improve dental health in Zambia. A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed with the Isubilo Community Resource, the Zambian Dental Training School and the Zambian Ministry of Health Isubilo is an...
GCDFund coordinates dental chair donation between London and Haiti After serving years at Birmingham Children Hospital, three dental chairs had to find a new home for next chapter of giving and caring. Along with our regional consultant, Dr. Hyewon...