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Oral health awareness programme held

An awareness programme on oral health was held at the Thiruppathi Government Tamil Mixed School in the Thirukkovil Educational Zone recently.

The programme was jointly organized by the Kalmunai Regional Director of Health Services office Dental Unit and office of the Medical Officer of Health (MOH), Thirukkovil under the guidance of Kalmunai Regional Director of Health Services (RDHS) Dr. G. Sugunan.

It was held under the patronage of Kalmunai Regional Dental Surgeon Dr. M.I.M. Hafeel.

The aim of this programme was to make students and their parents aware of the need to have good oral hygiene. A training session too took place. Kalmunai Regional Dental Surgeon Dr. Hafeel provided free toothpaste and toothbrushes to the schoolchildren at the event.

Thirukkovil Medical Officer of Health (MOH) Dr. P. Prasath, School Dental Health Supervisor K. Janalojini and School Dentists L. Jesmin and S. Vithayasini were present on the occasion.