Oral Health: Prevent early before It's Too Late

World Oral Health Day 2019 Celebration

Oral Health:  Prevent early before It's Too Late

Organized by: Masters of Public Health Students from the Department of Epidemiology, Centre for Public Health, NIMHANS, Bengaluru, India

Date of Celebration: 22nd March, 2019

Event Location: Slums under Sonnenahalli Primary Health Centre, Bengaluru

Target Group:

  1. Primary Health Centre paramedical staffs, Anganwadi Workers (AWW), ASHA, Health Workers (HWs)
  2. Anganwadi School students, ANC and PNC mother, Elderly people

Objective:

  1. To sensitize the paramedical staffs, anganwadi Workers, ASHA, health workers (HWs), anganwadi students for creating an awareness on oral health
  2. To provide training to the paramedical staffs, anganwadi Workers (AWW), ASHA, health workers to spread awareness for oral health and tobacco cessation in the community

Tentative Event Schedule/Planning:

Time

Event Planning

09:30 am – 10:00 am

Preparation for the first event activities in Primary Health Centre

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Ball and Catch Game with Quiz related to myths and truths

Target Group: ASHA, AWW, FW

11:00 am – 11:15 am

Video Materials Display

Target Group: ASHA, AWW, FW

11:15 am – 11:30 am

Skit on Tooth brushing technique and type of brush

Target Group: ASHA, AWW, FW

11:30 am – 11:45 am

Distribution of Pamphlets

Target Group: ASHA, AWW, FW

11:45 am – 11:55 am

Snacks and Photo Session

Target Group: ASHA, AWW, FW

12:05 pm – 12:30 pm

Preparation for second event activities in Awganwadi Centre (Slum area)

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Ball and Catch Game with Quiz on oral health awareness

Target Group: AWW Students, ANC, PNC, elderly persons

1:30 pm – 1:45 pm

Skit on Tooth brushing technique and type of brush

Target Group: AWW Students, ANC, PNC, elderly persons

1:45 pm – 2:05 pm

Distribution of Pamphlets

Target Group: AWW Students, ANC, PNC, elderly persons

2:05 pm – 2:15 pm

Snacks and Photo Session

Target Group: AWW Students, ANC, PNC, elderly persons

 

Total Team Members: 15

Total Expected Participants: 200

Total Budget: INR 9000 /- (Rupees nine thousand only) (Excluding transportation)

Team Coordinator: Dr.Girish N Rao (HOD, Centre for Public Health,NIMHANS) , Dr.Senthil Amudhan R (Associate Professor, Centre for Public Health, NIMHANS), Dr.Soumalya Ghosh (Contact Number: +917349315527) and Dr.Susheel Gautam

Team Members: Dr.Ajit Deo Burma (+91-9937336936), Dr.Vinayak Mishra, Dr.Mohana BP, Dr.Suma Rache, Dr.Prakash H, Dr.Lavanya G, Dr.Anand Dixit, Dr. Chitra, Dr.Srinivas N. Mr. Shivanna