Health in Our Hands: toothbrushing and handwashing info-session and drills, dental consultations and oral health care puppet show by the Philippine Dental Association and Manila Water Foundation.
The Philippine Dental Association (PDA) will co-present with Manila Water Foundation (MWF) the celebration of World Oral Health Day 2020. In partnership with the City Government of San Juan, PDA and MWF will be inviting 360 students and parents to an info-session on proper toothbrushing and handwashing. The attendees will also hear messages from key officials of the Department of Education and the Department of Health. In the morning of that day, 100 students will be given free dental consultations and will be audience to a fun puppet show on proper oral health care. Toothbrushes and other oral hygiene products from PHILUSA Corporation will be provided to all invitees for them to sustain oral health care habits.
MWF will inaugurate a 10-faucet hygiene facility on World Oral Health Day in San Juan Elementary School as its commitment to promote and support WASH (Water Access, Sanitation and Hygiene) in schools. A short video to show personal pledges on maintaining mouth health was also produced by MWF and PDA.
PDA will spearhead a simultaneous National Campaign for Oral Health Awareness together with 101 Dental Chapters and Affiliates all over the country to be launched on World Oral Health Day. All these show that the private and public sectors can come together and #UniteForMouthHealth.