Yesterday’s World Cavity-Free Future Day received an overwhelming amount of support, making it the biggest yet!
A number of organisations, along with our Chapters, joined in promoting our social media campaign #BabiesAreSweetEnough and the reach of this was broad.
Our Colombian Chapter took on a variety of activities, including supporting a ‘Tooth Brushing Day’ in schools, with over 115,000 students partaking in this simultaneously!
Our Chapter in Japan featured in an article in the Dental Tribune (Japanese Edition) with approximately 20.000 copies issued.
Our Spanish Chapter hope to have reached almost 40,000 people through working with their General Council to promote the awareness day amongst dental professionals.
Our Chapter in India worked with Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS) to screen approximately 35,098 patients at Mobile Dental Clinics between January-August 2019, during which, the messages of World Cavity-Free Future Day were promoted. The Chapter also partnered with the Department of Social Welfare, Government of Delhi, and through this programme, over 365 patients in recreational homes were screened and referred for treatment.
And the activities continue their momentum in Thailand, with a national-level event being held at the Bureau of Dental Health this Friday 18th October at the Department of Health, with the Minister of Public Health opening the ceremony. During this event, the #BabiesAreSweetEnough campaign’s key messages will be communicated.
The ACFF would like to thank everyone who got behind this crucial awareness day, and to our Chapters across the world who worked tirelessly to promote the importance of good oral health in so many communities.
We’ll end with this inspiring video that demonstrates the impact that was made in Terengganu, Malaysia. We think it captures the spirit of the day perfectly.