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Oral Health Conference, Cape Town 2012 (August)

In August 2012 Dr Linda Greenwall travelled to Cape Town to co-host an Oral Health Conference with Professor Neil Myburgh from the Faculty of Dentistry and WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health at the University of Western Cape. The objective of the conference was to discuss the oral health needs in the Western Cape Province and to develop an oral health strategy.

Speakers included Professor Yusuf Osman and Professor Attie J Louw from the University of Western Cape, Dr Abdul Gaffoor Dalvie and Dr Giovanni Perez from the Department of Health, Dr M R Kalan, Helen Lieberman Founder and Honorary President of Ikamva Lubantu and Kirsty Hunt the CEO of Medical Knowledge Institute.

Stakeholders at the conference included government representatives from the Department of Health, local dentists, oral health specialists, representatives from the Western Cape Dental Association, and representatives from local community healthcare workers. With input from all parties, a thorough needs assessment was conducted.

Here are some photos from her trip.