Department of Periodontics and Community Dentistry
DENTAL HEALTH CAMP Aligarh, May 18, 2022
world no tobacco day-31st may 2022
oral cancer awareness program at Angarwadi Kendra Rambagh Panjipur Aligarh, 05-01-2022,on the ocassion of world cancer day
WORLD CANCER DAY – REPORT 2022
On the occasion of “World Cancer Day” (4th-Feb-2022), The Public Health Dentistry section of the Dept. Perio and Community Dentistry conducted a oral cancer awareness program at Angarwadi Kendra Rambagh Panjipur Aligarh,on 05-01-2022. The camp was organized for the general people who visited the Angarwadi Kendra. In this camp awareness was spread regarding the sign and symptom of oral cancer and the long term deleterious effects of tobacco consumption. The attending doctors and interns also educated the regarding the same and pasted stickers spreading awareness on the ill effects of tobacco and alcohol consumption.
We explained the importance of oral hygiene and oral care thought electronic media to 48 people. Most of the people were suffering from dental caries along with poor oral hygiene. Oral hygiene instructions were given verbally to each patient and brushing technique was also explained with the help of model and brush.
The program was guided by Dr Neha Agarwal(Professor) under the supervision by Dr. Pramod Kumar Yadav (Assistant Professor) and Dr. Syed Amaan Ali (Assistant Professor). Interns posted in the department were actively involved in the successful implementation of the program.
PICTURES “WORLD CANCER DAY -2022”
Awareness Programmes held To Mark the World Cancer
ALIGARH: ALIGARH February 4:
World Cancer Day observed at UHTC AMU
Aligarh, February 5: Various activities were organised to observe World Cancer Day, 2022 at Urban Health Training Centre, JNMC, AMU on 4th and 5th February. The theme was “Close the Care Gap”.
Chairperson, Department of Community Medicine, Prof Anees Ahmad and the Chief Medical Officer (UHTC), Dr Suboohi Afzal spoke on early detection and prevention of common cancers among females and emphasised on the awareness about cancer amongst the public is the need of the hour.
Prof Saira Mehnaz informed that various activities took place at UHTC as a part of Swachhta Ka Pakhwada; A Health Talk at UHTC was organised among the patients to create awareness about the early symptoms and prevention of cancer. Dr Asra Saqib (JR-2) emphasised on Breast Cancer and explained Breast Self-Examination.
Various posters were prepared by the interns for IEC materials. Focussed group discussion at Anganwadi centre was conducted by Dr Fazeelah Tasleem (JR-2). Various common cancers signs and symptoms, and early detection were discussed.
There was also a demonstration through a model of lung cancer by Dr Jubair Shamsi (JR-2), depicting the harmful effects of smoking on lungs.
Health Talk at field visit area of Patwari ka Nagla was held , where deliberation on lung, oral, breast and cervical cancers were discussed by Dr Fazeelah Tasleem (JR-2), Dr Jubair Shamsi (JR-2) and Dr Digvijay Gupta (JR-1).
Nukkad Natak on Oral Cancers by interns and residents of ZADC was performed. The postgraduate residents, interns and staff participated with full zeal.
At the conclusion of the program the public and other stakeholders took pledge to create awareness about the ill effects of tobacco.
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“World Oral Health Day” (20th March-2022)
World Oral Health Day 2022 – REPORT
On the occasion of “World Oral Health Day” (20th March-2022),
the Dept of Periodontics and Community Dentistry,Dr. Z A Dental college AMU
conducted a Oral Health awareness program at the
Dr. Z A Dental College OPD reception area. The camp was organized for the OPD patients and attendants who were present at the college premises. In this program awareness was spread regarding the sign and symptoms of oral health problems and long term deleterious effects of tobacco consumption.. The attending doctors and interns also educated the importance of oral hygiene and oral care. Oral hygiene instructions were given verbally to each patient and pamphlets listing the guidelines of oral health were also distributed. The program included Nukkad Natak (skit) focusing on the multiple ways on how to take care of one’s oral health. Brushing technique was also explained with the help of model and brush.
The programme was guided by Dr.R K Tiwari (Professor & Principal ZADC,AMU) under the supervision of Dr. Vivek Kumar Sharma (Proffessor and Chairman), Dr. Neha Agarwal (Professor),),Dr. Pramod Kumar Yadav (Assistant Professor), Dr. Syed Amaan Ali (Assistant Professor) and Dr. Ansari Munazza (Junior Resident) . Undergraduates posted in the department- Ashraf Khan,Wazahat Ibrahim,Ayushi Kejriwal and Abeer Aftab were actively involved in the successful implementation of the program.
World Oral Health Day -2022