With the dawning of March 20th i.e. World Oral Health Day, the entire dental community throughout the world got on its toes to make their sincere contribution toward oral health awareness and oral care provision.
Dental News has been campaigning to raise awareness regarding the significance of oral health through various means. Its social and print media, through the past month, remained engaged for this purpose.
Today, on March 20th, Dental News is carrying out its on-ground activities- Powered by Shield Pakistan- with even greater zeal and dedication. 48 locations, organized by Dental News throughout Pakistan, are providing free dental checkups today. The tireless campaigning has amounted to an impressive turnover of people calling on these dental camps, accompanied by friends and family to benefit from the free of cost services. In light of WOHD, all dental professionals and students are dutifully providing consultation and treatment to the visiting patients. The visitors are also being provided free oral hygiene kits sponsored by Shield Pakistan.
WOHD dental camps for the WOHD campaign are running successfully at the following locations: KARACHI- Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine, Bahria University Medical & Dental College, Baqai Dental College, Baqai Medical Complex (Khuda Ki Basti), Baqai Medical Complex (Khushal Nagar Gharo), FWC Lyari, Salimullah Fahmi School Unit 1 Gadap Town, Fahmi Health & Education Center Gulberg, Dow Dental College,Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad Institute of Oral Health Sciences, Fatima Jinnah Dental College, Hamdard Dental College, Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi Medical & Dental College, Liaquat College of Medicine & Dentistry, Madina Medical Center, Sir Syed Dental College, Ziauddin Dental College; HYDERABAD- Isra Dental College, Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences; MIRPURKHAS- Bhitai Dental & Medical College; LARKHANA- Bibi Aseefa Dental College; SUKKUR- Dr Khalid Dental Surgery; QUETTA- Bolan Medical College; MULTAN- Multan Medical & Dental College, Nishtar Institute of Dentistry; FAISALABAD- Punjab Medical College, University of Faisalabad; LAHORE-Chaudhry Muhammad Akram Dental Hospital, Institute of Dentistry CMH Lahore Medical College, de’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore Medical & Dental College, Shaikh Zayed Hospital; SIALKOT- Islam Dental College; ISLAMABAD- HBS Dental Hospital, Islamabad Medical and Dental College, Islamic International Dental College, Watim Dental & General Hospital; RAWALPINDI- Margalla College of Dentistry; CHAKWAL- DHQ Hospital, Rural Health Center, Tehsil Lawa District; ABBOTTABAD- Ayub Medical College, Women Dental College; PESHAWAR- Peshawar Dental College, Rehman Dental of Dentistry, Sardar Begum Dental College; and MARDAN- Bacha Khan Medical & Dental College.