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We are delighted to announce an award of US$500 for the “Best Project” on the E-Depository (Indian Strategy) website . The project will be chosen from all the projects featured on the E-Depository (Indian Strategy) site based on the impact the...
On 30 November, Professor Raman Bedi launched the Kenyan Association of Paediatric Dentists (KAPD) in Nairobi, which is only the second dental paediatric association in Africa. The KAPD appointed Professor Bedi as their first and only global...
In collaboration with King’s College London, today we launched an E-Depository site as part of its Indian Strategy Project. This project aims to encourage social responsibility amongst the community and aid support for projects (voluntary and...
Following the success of SDL-6 which was held in London in March 2011 and which focused on strategic thinking, management and planning, Malawi has launched its National Oral Health Awareness Campaign: “Bright Smile Bright Future” from 12th to 16th...
On September 4th, Professor Bedi met with Dr Arturo DeLeon, President of the Philippine Dental Association, and SDL-2 alumni in Manila to discuss how to improve access to dental care for the poorest Filipino children. A partnership between us and...
We are pleased to announce that the results of the “Indian Oral Health Survey” will be published on Monday 29th October 2012. We intend to publish the report on the GCDFund website ( www.gcdfund.org ). To receive a copy of the report please register...
We are pleased to report that the results of the “Indian Oral Health Survey: A Needs Assessment” will be available by mid-October 2012. If anyone wishes to obtain a copy of the report, please sign up for our e-Newsletter at the GCDFund website ( www...
GCDFund has launched an exciting initiative that has the potential to make a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged children. Time Flies offers surgeries the chance to demonstrate their commitment to social responsibility. By donating to the...
The SEAL CAMBODIA project was started by the GCDFund taskforce in Cambodia and brings together all the country’s dental NGO’s, dental schools, Ministry of Health and Colgate Palmolive and GC to collaborate and start a school preventive program by...
Professor Raman Bedi, Chairman of the GCDFund, was on 6 June conferred an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG) for his outstanding academic, research and professional achievements as well as his...
It is great to see how the Smiles & Hopes Tanzania programme has grown over the last year. Three orphanages are now being supported by GCDFund through the provision of oral health education, toothbrushes, toothpaste and fluoride varnish. What...
The sixth year of the Senior Dental Leaders (SDL) programme has come and gone with great success and our hope is that many lives will be changed as a result. The reason for such a bold aspiration is that the SDL programme is run for the purpose of...
Cambodian children have one of the highest dental decay rates in children around the world. Studies show that the average 5 year old has between 8-10 decayed primary teeth. Without access to dental treatment or preventative care at an early age this...
Timor Leste , formerly East Timor, is located in the Indonesian Islands just north of Western Australia. Hard to get to but beautiful once you’re there Timor Leste has a recent history of civil war. One of the legacies of this conflict has been a...
This year King’s College London was shortlisted for two categories in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards, held at a gala ceremony at Grosvenor House Hotel on Thursday 24th November. KCL and the Global Child Dental Fund were...
On September 16, 2011, worldwide leaders in dentistry and public health gathered at the FDI Annual World Dental Congress in Mexico City to kick-off the Mexican chapter of the Alliance. The Mexican chapter of the Alliance is joining the global...
Monday 19th September 2011 If you’re reading this you will have noticed that we have redesigned our website. We have been working hard throughout the summer to make sure this site is a significant improvement. We hope that you will now find it easier...
Isabella Fantoni , a 6th former applying to study for dentistry, raised £1 ,205 for the Global Child Dental Fund by hosting a ‘Great night for a great cause’ drinks party. Isabella invited her parents’ friends to the party to tell them about the work...
Anna, Ektaa and Ria , three dental students from Leeds Dental Institute, travelled to Vietnam and Cambodia in Summer 2011 as part of their elective. Having raised money from family and friends, as well as sponsorship from GlaxoSmithKline and...
The Thailand Taskforce met in August to plan their activities for the next three years. This was followed by a meeting of the Cambodia Taskforce in Phnom Penh to review their successful Smiles & Hopes orphanage programme . Professor Raman Bedi was...
29th August 2011 In September we will send out our Autumn e-newsletter, which you can choose to receive directly to your inbox. If you haven’t already signed up to support the charity and receive updates from us, you can do so by entering your...
Earlier this month we purchased over 450 tubes of Duraphat Varnish from Henry Schein UK with the help of UK-based dental volunteer Ria Chande . Dr’s Annie-Chen Green and Callum Durward from the Cambodia Beacon Centre expertly managed the distribution...
GCDFund are very proud to announce that the Senior Dental Leaders programme was recently voted the best International Collaboration programme at King’s College London. Professor Raman Bedi received the award at a special awards ceremony on 21...
Following an invitation to Iraq by the Kurdistan Regional Government in May 2011, Professor Raman Bedi was appointed special advisor for the reconstruction of dental services in Kurdistan. Following international sanctions and the war against the...