Oral health Promotion in school settings – best practice examples, research results and challenges
Presenters: Dr. Bella Monse, GIZ; Denise Duijster (ACTA), Habib Benzian (NYU)
Date: 15 March 2018, 9am EDT/ 1pm GMT/ 4pm EAT/ 9pm SGT
Oral diseases are among the most common diseases worldwide, particularly for school-age children and adolescents. They pose significant public health problems for all countries and entail substantial health, social, and economic impacts. Simple and effective school-based interventions exist to prevent most oral diseases. Join us to learn about the integration of oral health promotion into WASH in Schools programming. Results from a multi country study in South East Asia will be presented and discussed.
FRESH School Health and Nutrition Webinar Series provides monthly presentations by leading policy makers, researchers and implementers engaged in improving the health and education of children in low and middle income countries across the globe.