Dental Treatment Camp Marks World Health Day
Department of Public Health Dentistry- KMCT Dental College, NSS unit of KMCT Dental College and Dept of Community medicine – KMCT Medical College celebrated World Health Day in association with Mavoor Gramapanchayath- Ward 3 at Perfect Public School, Cheroopa on April 7th.
Numerous programmes were organized to mark the day. As part of the celebration, free dental treatment camp was organized by KMCT Dental College.
Nearly 60 patients from different areas of Ward 3 – Mavoor Gramapanchayath were screened at the treatment camp. About 45 patients were given special treatments free of cost. For the needy, medicines were given at no cost.
Free eye check up and health awareness talk were also organized. Dr. Arun Paul [Senior Lecturer- KMCT Dental College] spoke on the theme “Universal Health Coverage – Everyone, Everywhere”.
In connection with World Health Day celebration, Dept of Community Medicine- KMCT Medical College also conducted different programmes.A consciousness meeting on the theme “Universal Health Coverage – Everyone, Everywhere” was conducted under the guidance of Dr. Ubaid Nedumooli Pottammal [Asst. Prof- Dept of Community Medicine].
An awareness class was also taken by Dr. Ubaid on the topic “The reasons for consuming healthy food to keep off diabetes and stay fit”. Many people benefitted from the awareness programmes conducted by KMCT Medical College.