Aligning with the theme of the FDI WOHD 2018-"Say Ahh..Think Mouth, Think Health", a public exhibition will be organised. Informative posters on oral health will be displayed in an area open for viewing by the public. Arranged at the venue would be display boards which will have the informative videos on oral health playing- these include Brushing techniques, an animation on tooth brushing targeted at children and a video on significance of oral health at all ages following a life course approach.
Also, in association with National Oral Health Cell, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, under the National Oral Health Programme, training manuals on Oral Health Promotion for School Teachers and Health Workers will be released on the occasion of World Oral Health Day. These resources will back a robust training programme for both frontline health workers and school teachers. These manuals aim at expanding the skill set of these personnel.
Another activity slated during the event is distribution of the Social and Behaviour Change Communication materials which have been designed and conceptualised at our institute which is the National Centre of Excellence for Implementation of National Oral Health Programme, to the public visiting the institute.These include leaflets, badges and stickers with attractive one liners on oral health.
In addition the FDI WOHD Posters and the posters developed under the National oral Health Programme will be displayed in all the wards of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences at the passageways, nursing stations, treatment rooms and cafeteria areas.