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State review meeting on National Oral Health Programme underway

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Dimapur, September 26: The National Oral Health Programme Nagaland, Directorate of Health & Family Welfare organizing a 2-day State review meeting & training of National Oral Health Programme on September 26&27 at IDSP Hall, Directorate of Health & Family Welfare, Kohima.
The programme was chaired by Addl. Director Dental & SPO (NOHP), Dr. Meribeni Odyuo. She highlighted that the two-day training will be providing opportunities for all the 34 Dental Health units to participate and share their insights. Dr. Odyuo urged all to actively participate in productive discussions on how to foster collaboration with other Health Programs in the State.
Special guest of the programme, Director (Dental), Dr. Chiekroshuyi Tetseo handed over the “Principal Director’s Commendation Certificate” to Dr. Savi Naleo, Jr. Dental Surgeon, CHC Viswema in recognition of his commitment to patient care and sincere dedication to enhancing oral health of the community and Dr. Pfukrolo Koza, Sr. Dental Surgeon, NHAK Kohima in recognition of his expertise in the field of Periodontology, unwavering dedication to oral health and outstanding contributions to enhancing patient wellbeing. CHC Changtongya was awarded and certified as the ”Best Dental Health Unit” in recognition of their exceptional commitment to promoting and maintaining dental health within the community.
Dr. Tetseo reiterated that since the services & procedures of dental care in hospitals have been diversified, he anticipated that more services should be rendered to the community. Oral health being ignored by many, he encouraged all to create awareness among people that dental procedures are not only cosmetic but functional for the overall health. He further encouraged all to continue rendering their services and work together for the welfare of the community.
(Page News Service)