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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...
Professor Raman Bedi , Co-Chairman of the Alliance for a Cavity Free Future ( ACFF ), attended a planning meeting of the global expert panel in San Diego, USA. The ACFF , launched in Brazil in September 2010, is a major global initiative to improve...
In March 2011, for a second year, Harvard School of Dental Medicine hosted the annual senior dental leadership programme . SDL-5 was the fifth year of the collaboration between the Global Child Dental Fund, King’s College London and the Harvard...
The latest strand of our leadership activities is the new Global Dental Leaders website. It targets younger dental professionals, providing them with resources to develop their leadership potential and networks to facilitate activities fulfilling...
Brazil Worldwide leaders in dentistry and public health joined together to launch a global campaign to stop cavities – the Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future. The alliance calls for global collaborative action to challenge global leaders and other...
Professor Raman Bedi has joined UK-based charity Dentaid as its Clinical Director. The appointment commenced on June 1st and was warmly welcomed by Dentaid Chief Executive Andy Jong . "I am delighted to welcome Raman as part of our team and...
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