Sharjah- The 7th International Students Dental Conference was held at the University of Sharjah from February 10th to 11th. The theme for the event was ‘to inspire the dentists of tomorrow, nations are united today’, and was specifically organized for dental students and junior dentists.
Alongside scientific & social programs, a variety of workshops were also offered at the conference; various competitions were held as well.
One such segment was the Jeopardy Quiz, which took place between two contesting teams. The ‘Alpha Group’ included two house officers from Sardar Begum Dental College (SBDC), Dr Muhammad Asif and Dr Siddiq Yousufi, and a candidate from University of Sharjah, Dr Nadine Al-Wazzan. Team Alpha won the quiz with an impressive score.
Dr Siddiq Yousafi of SBDC scored another achievement at the international conference by claiming 1st position in poster competition. The topic of his poster presentation was ‘Use of Antibiotics in teaching dental hospitals of Peshawar, Pakistan. How justified are we?’ Co-investigators for the research project included Dr Yasir Israr and Dr Shaina Zaman. The project was supervised by Dr Syed Imran Gilani, Assist. Prof. Community and Preventive Dentistry.