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Islamabad

March 21, 2017

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FUCD celebrates World Oral Health Day

FUCD celebrates World Oral Health Day

Islamabad

Foundation University College of Dentistry (FUCD) organised walk, seminar and exhibition on the eve of World Oral Health Day here on Monday.

Rector Foundation University Islamabad, Major General (r) Khadim Hussain, was the chief guest while Prof. Dr. Muhammad Azhar Sheikh, Dean, Foundation University College of Dentistry was also present on the occasion.

The purpose of the event was to create awareness among masses about oral health in general and live mouth smart in particular. People from different walks of life participated in the event. The event included lectures by the eminent experts, power point presentations, short videos, models, table clinics as well as posters exhibition. Students from various twin cities dental colleges, including FUCD, displayed their stalls in the exhibition.

While addressing the gathering, the chief guest said that the vision of Foundation University Islamabad is excellence in the academics, research and effective leadership in the development of our community and beloved country. He said, the World Oral Health Day raises global awareness about importance of oral health for a healthy body. This day emphasizes maintenance of oral health from childhood through adolescence till old age. The Rector said, the importance of oral health in the well-being of community cannot be understated as most of these diseases are preventable, “Awareness is the Key”. The sole purpose is to make people aware of this vital aspect of personal oral health.

He said, it is heartening to see the hard work and imaginative inputs in the presentations made by the students of FUCD and other dental institutions. I see a bright future for them and indeed they will shine bright in their professional undertaking to reach the dizzy heights in the coming years. He congratulated the prize winners of poster presentations, table clinics and model presentations and advised them to continue their effort to improve upon their latent skills.

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