IDA Thiruvalla in association with the Women's Dental Council and Council of Dental Health celebrated Women's Day by organising a family get-together at Asha Bhavan, a home for female destitutes and mentally challenged children. The meeting started with lunch with the inmates and was attended by around 80 people (including around 40 inmates).
The mother superior, Sr. Sophia inaugurated the WDC activities for the year and saplings were handed over as part of the "Go-Green" campaign. Cultural programs by our members and their families and also by the inmates enthralled the audience. An Oral health awareness talk was given by Dr.Sherine followed by an Oral Screening Camp and distribution of Dental hygiene kits.
Venue: Asha Bhavan, Kozhimala.
On the occasion of World Cancer Day on February 4th, IDA Thiruvalla hosted a Cancer Awareness Class for the general public in and around Thiruvalla at YMCA Auditorium, Thiruvalla. Dr. Philip Mathew (Asst. Prof.of Department of Community Medicine, PMCH) and Dr Saji Kurian (IDA Tvla HOPE Representative) educated the masses about Cancer. Thiruvalla Municipal Chairman, Sri Cherian Polachirackal, inaugurated the meeting and Dr Jinu Mathew Vaidhyan, IDA Kerala State Vice-president, officially inaugurated the CDH activities for the year 2020. This was followed by a free oral screening and distribution of oral hygiene kits.
The first School Dental Health Program of 2020 was held at Government Upper Primary School, Pullad.
WDC President, Dr Vineetha delivered the Dental Health Awareness talk followed by distribution of dental kits. A total of 80 students and 15 teachers participated in the program.
Venue: Collectorate Conference Hall, Pathanamthitta
District-wise Oral Health Awareness Campaign of IDA Kerala State to impart Oral Health Education to general public in association with Kudumbasree members.
Was co hosted by IDA Thiruvalla and IDA Pathanamthitta.