National Oral Health Programme

Centre for Dental Education and Research

National Centre of Excellence for Implementation of National Oral Health Programme
WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health Promotion

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

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Awareness and Screening Camp at India International Trade Fair(IITF), Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. 14th-27th Nov,2015

27 Nov 2015

Awareness and screening  health camps were  organized by the Ministry of health & Family welfare , Government of India(NCD division) at India International Trade Fair , Pragati Maidan , New Delhi from 14th to 27th November,2015.There were a total of 7 health camps to screen the visitors for the major non-communicable diseases(cancer, diabetes, CVD’s , hypertension and oral health).

Under this programme, Centre for Dental Education and Research, AIIMS participated to screen the visitors for the common dental problems and  oral cancer as well. A team of doctors (4 faculty, 8 Senior Residents /Junior Residents) and paramedics were deputed on this duty in rotation for the morning and evening shifts.

A total of 1831 visitors were screened for the various common oral diseases and oral lesions during this 14 days Screening Shivir by the CDER,AIIMS team.The visitors were referred to our centre for the management of various oral problems. Health promotion badges and stickers especially designed for the programme , were distributed to all the visitors during this camp.A total of 2900 badges and 2800 stickers were distributed in all. There were a total of four dental chairs made functional for this purpose.  All the infra –structure for the camp was arranged by the Ministry.

One  oral health talk was   delivered by our doctor at the Health Pavilion in the Pragati Maidan for the general public.There were 2 giant audio-video sets which continuously display 80 minutes video regarding the  health issues like diabetes, hypertension ,breast cancer and oral diseases and oral cancer awareness.

Time period of the dental camp

14 days(14th-27th Nov,2015)

Total no of manpower posted

4 faculty, 4 S/R ,4 J/R, 8 paramedics,Total-20

Total working hours per day

11  hours(two shifts)

Total hours of camp

154 hours

Total manpower hours

770 hours

Total visitors screened


Oral Health talk


Oral health promotion badges and stickers distributed to visitors