Brushing Drill organized for Nirogee Lanka Health Programme
Ministry of Health organized the Nirogee Lanka Health programme from 1st of December 2014 to 7th December 2014. Main programme for school children was held on 1st of December 2014 at Ananda College, Colombo. On that day office of DDG (Dental Services) carried out special brushing drill activity for school children at the primary section to give them the knowledge and practice of proper brushing techniques.
New Government Appointments for Dental Surgeons
Office of DDG (Dental Services) handed over the 72 new government appointments for the dental surgeons on 14.11.2014 at Main Auditorium, Ministry of Health. Minister of Health was the chief guest of that programme.
“Celebrating Healthy Smiles” - Global Oral Health Day 2014
National Event - Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre Precinct
World Oral Health Day 2014 The World Oral Health Day was celebrated on 20th March 2014 under the patronage of
Hon. Maithripala Sirirsena, Minister of Health at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre precinct. This year’s theme was “Celebrating Healthy Smiles”. The celebrations were organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Education,
Sri Lanka Dental association and Unilever Sri Lanka.
An arts and crafts exhibition, a health walk and an award ceremony were held as activities during the day’s morning. The award ceremony at the Viharamaha Devi Open Air Theater applauded the winners of the arts and crafts competition and were given certificates and valuable gifts.
Global Oral Health Day Celebrations - PGH Ratnapura
A parade was organized by the Provincial General Hospital Ratnapura to mark the Global Oral Health Day. This was held
on 20th March 2014 at the Hospital precinct and the messages displayed were to educate the public
on good oral health practices.
Hand-piece Maintenance Workshop
The demonstration of hand-piece maintenance was held at the Dental Clinic of Provincial General Hospital Rathnapura on 17th of march 2014. This training is expected to reduce the breakdowns in these equipment.
Regional Centre for Management Facial Defects, Cleft Lip & Palate - Northern Province
Appointment of New Dental Surgeons
and Distribution of Health Promotional Material
26th of September 2013
Auditorium, National Blood Transfusion Service
Minister of Health Hon. Maithripala Sirisena presided the function held at the National Blood Transfusion Service, auditorium to handover the appointment letters to 89 new Dental Surgeons recruited to the Government Service.
School Dental Therapist Activities in the
Ratnapura Regional Director of Health Services Division
Save Molar Project - Training Sessions
at Institute of Oral Health, Maharagama
26,28 & 29 August 2013
A training programme on application of fissure sealants to implement the "Save Molar" Project
was held over three days at the Institute of Oral Health, Maharagama.
The inauguration was graced by Dr. Sujatha Senarathna the former Additional Secretary, Ministry Health.
Opening of the new dental clinic at
Kethumathy Mathernity Hospital - Panadura
13th July 2013
The event was attended by the Western Provincial Council, Minister of Health Hon. Jagath Angage,
The Deputy Director General (Dental Services) Dr. J.M.W. Jayasundara Banadara,
The Regional Director of Health Services (Kalutara) Dr. Udaya I. Rathnayaka and
Mrs. Swarnamalee Rodrigo who donated the dental chair and the equipment to the new clinic valued over Rs. 300,000
Joint SLDA-FDI-CDA International Dental Conference 2013
at the Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall
27th June - 1st July 2013
Opening of the stall by the Dental Division of the Ministry of Health by
the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Hon. Dr. Rajitha Senaratne.
Muwa Suwa Abhimana 2012
at Ministry of Disaster Management
11th December 2012
New Dental Clinic Maha Nanneriya, Kurunegala
Participants; Hon . Provincial Health Minister Asoka Wadigamangawa, and other Regional Politicians,
Dr. Laksman Edirisinghe (Actg. Regional Director of Health services Kurunegala), Dr. Harsha Marasinghe (RDS, Kurunegala)
Dr, Namal (MO I/C DH Nanneriya), Dr Lakmal (Relief Dental Surgeon)
Cost: Rs. 3.6 Miliion
Foundation Stone laid in August 2012
Opening Ceremony on 24th January 2013.
Global Oral Health Day 2013 celebration
National Institute of Health Sciences, Kalutara
20 March 2013
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