Public Health Activities
Hepatitis-B Vaccination Program on 28th July 2016
Hepatitis B is a potentially life-threatening liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus. It is a global health problem. Also, it is one of the major occupational hazards among health care workers including dental professionals. The hepatitis B vaccine is the mainstay of hepatitis B prevention. In this context, on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day on 28th July, Department of Public Health Dentistry has organised a Hepatitis-B Vaccination Program for faculty members, supporting staff, students and patients. A total of 60 individuals were immunized with first dose of Hepatitis-B vaccine.
School Oral Health Check-up and Awareness Camp at Hitkarini Girls Senior Secondary School, B.T. Tiraha,Jabalpur. – 2014
Hitkarini Dental College and Hospital has organised a School Oral Health Check-up and Awareness Camp at HitkariniGirls Senior Secondary School, B.T. Tiraha, Garha, Jabalpur. A team of 09 Dental Surgeons from the Department of Public Health Dentistry and Department of Pedodonticsconducted this dental camp from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on 17th December.
Nearly 800 school children from KG to 12th Class were examined during this camp. Along with the dental check-up there was an oral health awareness program by the team of Dental surgeons. Children were explained about the various oral diseases and the methods of prevention from them. They were demonstrated about the correct method of brushing. Hazards of tobacco and other deleterious habits were also explained to them. Also, free tooth pastes and tooth brushes were distributed to the School children.
Participation of Hitkarini Dental College and Hospital in ” Nari Samman Chetana Human Chain” – 2013
In this event Dr. R.B. Dhirawani (Director, Hitkarini Dental College and Hospital), Dr. K. T. Chandrashekar (Dean, Hitkarini Dental College and Hospital), Head of the Departments, faculties and students participated to contribute for the awareness.