Dental Screening of students with dental problems in the Budigere Cluster of Devanahalli Taluk

Sri Ramana Free Clinic Trust (R) with MSRDC (M.S.Ramaiah Dental College has taken the first step in screening Devanahalli Taluk and gradually involve other dental hospital to cover other taluk of the state. We appeal to the philanthropists to donate for the cause.

Following are the details of the initiative:

GOVERNMENT OF KARNATKA

OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

BANGALORE RURAL DISTRICT, CENTRAL JUNIOR COLLEGE BUILDING

MYSORE BANK SQUARE, OPP. KAVERI BHAVAN, BANGALORE-02

To,                                                                                                       Date 25022013

The Managing Trustee,

Sri Ramana Free Clinic Trust (R)

Sanjaynagar, Bangalore-560094

 

Sir,

Sub: Permission for conduct of the dental screening & treatment of the identified students with an awareness program for the teachers of Devanahalli Taluk.

 

Ref:

  1. Dental Screening of students with dental problems in the Budigere Cluster of Devanahalli Taluk on 20. 12.2012.
  2. Meeting with fellow member institutions of Dental Colleges, convened by M.S.R.D.C. on 09.01.2013
  3. Your letter dated: 0602.2013

With reference to your letter dated 06.02.2013 , we are extremely happy that your esteemed trust has taken up the herculean task of getting about 1966 students treated for their dental problems after the dental screening of the identified students in the “Suvarna Arogya Chaithanya Program”

We completely agree that generally dental problems/ ailments are most neglected due to various factors. Especially the high cost of treatment for dental cases.

The Department is grateful to your esteemed trust for its support and request Sri Ramana Free Clinic Trust (R) Sanjaynagar, Bangalore-560094 to kindly go ahead with your intention to conduct a pilot study i.e. education of teachers, screening and treatment of the 1966 affected students of Devanahalli Taluk during the months of June & July of 2013.

We assure you technical support in the form of providing space for conduct of the program, O.H.P. & other facilities for training of teachers and human resource support. You may take this forward in consultation with M.S.R.D .C. Bangalore for effective implementation.

 

 

 

 

MINUTES OF THE MEETING: PROPOSED SCHOOL ORAL HEALTH PROGRAM

VENUE: BOARD ROOM, MS RAMAIAH DENTAL COLLEGE & HOSPITAL

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:

  • Dr. Sreenivas Murthy-Principal MSRDC
  • Mr. H V Venkateshappa-DDPI
  • Mr. Gundurao -Ramana Shree Free Clinic Trust
  • Dr. Hiremath – HOD
  • Oxford Dental College & Hospital
  • Dr. Jayakumar, HOD, Maruthi Dental College & Hospital
  • Dr. Harikiran HOD, RV Dental College & Hospital
  • Dr. Gopikrishna – HOD, Dayanand Sagar Dental College & Hospital
  • Dr. Vijayakumar- HOD,  Dr.Shyamala Dental College & Hospital
  • Dr. Pramila- HOD, Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital
  • Dr. Pushpanjali- HOD, MS Ramaiah Dental College & Hospital
  • Dr. Anitha -Reader.  MS Ramaiah Dental College & Hospital
  • Dr. Paliavi- Senior Lecturer MS Ramaiah Dental College & Hospital.

 

POINTS DISCUSSED ACTION TO BE TAKEN
DDPI- Emphasized the status of government school children and lack of interest from parents. Requested for programs to address this issue in the form of camps and referral to hospitals and at the earliest for teachers training program.

He assured, transportation and other logistic

support,

  • To look out for the various sponsorships, (including from Government if any) to conduct such programs for the school children.
  • To come out with a training material for teacher training program-Feb/June

Mr. Gundu Rao.

 

  • Emphasized the significance of collaborative work as an ongoing program,
  • Link between Dental institutions and DDPI

 

  • To Create awareness amongst the school children & Parents and then to provide the relevant health services, ensuring better health

Dr. S.S.Hiremath

 

  • Basic Screening Could Be Taken Up For Base Line Data
  • Participation from government.
  • To take up minimum Oral health program on pilot basis for 1 or 2 schools.

 

Dr. Jayakumar

  • Requested for the extension of this program to Bangalore South.

 

  • Following which a letter can be addressed to management of various colleges.

Dr. Harikiran

  • Extend the program to all the zonesin  Bangalore
  • Requested for “A call in the newspaper”
  • Change the format in the health record
  • Teacher training program could be taken up in, the month of June