SCHOOL DENTAL SCREENING PROGRAMME AND SURVEY REPORT
As a part of National Health Fest for Divyangjan –We Care, Special Olympics Bharat conducted health screening of 75000 children and adults with Intellectual and developmental disabilities across the country on 5th and 7th of April 2022.This programme entered the Guinness Book of World records for ‘the most people running in place simultaneously(multiple venues)-II’ .There was a training program for the post of Assistant clinical director for each district at IMA House, Cochin on 6th of March 2022 which was attended by Dr Krishna Balraj from the Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Azeezia College of dental science and Research. 33 volunteers from the institution (staff & students) were enrolled as volunteers in the screening camp.
The screening camp of Kollam district was located at Manovikas Special School, Sasthamcotta.
Total number of children attended : 197
Assistant clinical Director (ACD): Dr Krishna Balraj
Teaching Staff attended: Dr Aarathi Vijayan, Dr Parvathy G, Dr Saira Siraj E, Dr Arjun D S, Dr Aswathy Sheela Sudhakar, Dr Naveen Jacob Varghese
Post graduate attended: Dr Reshma A Joseph
Interns attended: Sahdiya Fathima, Salony Gopal, Sandra S Anand, Saranya G S, Seena Anna Saji, Sharon Thomas, Firosh S, Abhiram, Kiran Babu, Samanth, Archith, Subin, Vishnupriya, Nikhitha, Sneha C Edward, Swetha, Anagha M S, Amrutha Thankam, Amina A, Akhila M, Akshaya Babu, Ajantha L S.
Final years attended: Adhul Prasad
NSS volunteers: E Shilpamol, Hari Krishnan R M, Geethu Mohan