14-MAR-2019: Dental Health Mela at Dr Ziauddin Dental College
Aligarh, March 14: Dr Ziauddin Ahmad Dental College & Hospital (ZADCH) is known for excellence in academics, career and extra-curricular activities for years. In line with the past practice the college organized Dental Awareness Programme in the form of Dental Health Mela cum Awareness programme '19 in association with IDA under the patronship of Prof RK Tewari (Principal ZADC) and organizing head of the event Prof Sandhya Maheshwari. The event is of two days: 14th and 15th March, 2019 at the college premises.
The Chief Guest on the occasion Dr (Mrs) Hameeda Tariq (Paediatrician), while inaugurating the Dental Health Mela regretted that many from poorer sections of society are unable to receive the required dental care. "I am happy see the Dental Health Mela and free camp, where so many people can avail of free checkups as well as learn more." Dr. Hameeda also expressed her profound appreciation for the models and oral education material displayed at the camp.
Stalls from each Department were put up to educate the general public about various aspects of dentistry and maintenance of oral hygiene through various models and posters.
Department of Periodontology and Community Dentistry, was judged as the best department. Nukkad Natak (street Play) from all the departments was organized on various topics like, Oral cancer, Dental caries, Malocclusion and Oral Hygiene.
Many schools were invited such as Ismat Public School, ABK Boys, City School, and ABK Girls School to participate in events like poster competition and quiz competition and students of STS High School won the first prize in the poster competition.
The College also organized a free Dental check-up Camp for the general public and gift hampers were distributed to them.
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Related PicturesDr Hameeda Tariq with Dental College students