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Review meeting on oral health underway

By EMN Updated: Sep 26, 2023 10:32 pm

DIMAPUR — A two-day state review meeting and training on national oral health programme, organized by the National Oral Health Programme (NOHP) got underway at IDSP hall of the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Kohima, on September 26.

The programme was chaired by the additional director of Dental and SPO (NOHP), Dr. Meribeni Odyuo, wherein she stated that the state review meeting for dental surgeons marked a significant milestone as it is the first time that the programme is being convened under NOHP programme.

She highlighted that the two-day training would be provide opportunities for all the 34 dental health units to participate and share their insights.

Dr. Odyuo urged all the participants to actively participate in productive discussions on foster collaboration with other health programmes in the state.

The special guest of the programme, Dr. Chiekroshuyi Tetseo, who is also the director (dental), handed over the ‘Principal director’s commendation certificate’ to Dr. Savi Naleo, junior dental surgeon of CHC Viswema in recognition of his commitment to patient care and sincere dedication in enhancing oral health and to Dr. Pfukrolo Koza, senior dental surgeon at NHAK Kohima, in recognition of his expertise in the field of periodontology and unwavering dedication to oral health and outstanding contributions.

It stated that CHC Changtongya was awarded the ‘Best dental health unit’ in recognition of its exceptional commitment to promoting and maintaining dental health in the community.

As the services and procedures of dental care in hospitals have been diversified, Dr. Tetseo anticipated that more services should be rendered to the community. Stating that oral health is being ignored by many, he encouraged all to create awareness among people.

He further encouraged all to continue rendering their services and work together for the welfare of the community.

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By EMN Updated: Sep 26, 2023 10:32:56 pm
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