A five-day national training programme on oral health among children held at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, concluded on Saturday.
The workshop was organised by Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research ’s Oral Health Sciences Centre under the ‘Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakaram (RBSK)’.
The valedictory function was chaired by Haruana health services director general Dr NK Arora.
The training programme saw 33 senior dentists from various states from across the country. These dentists, who represent the various states and union territories of the country, will then train dentists in their respective states.
This programme also focused on the management strategies of early childhood care and oral health care of children with special health care needs such as autism, cerebral palsy, visually impaired, deaf and dumb as well as medically challenged children.
Apart from this, the senior dentists were also trained on the management of emergencies in dental practice.