ORAL HEALTH SUPERINTENDENT

STATE OF KUWAIT

SCHOOL ORAL HEALTH PROGRAM

MINISTRY OF HEALTH
DENTAL ADMINISTRATION

About The Program

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Program Activities

Health Education

  1. All the students get at least two oral health education lessons with supervised tooth brushing during every school year.
  2. Oral health education sessions are organized for parents and pregnant mothers.
  3. Dental health education programs are conducted for school teachers.
  4. Participating in school activities.
  5. Participating in the community activities in public places.
  6. Each year around 4,000 hours are spent on health education.
  7. Concentrated efforts to make health education need-based.
  8. Health Education Teams work closely with Prevention Teams.
  9. New health education materials are developed every year.
  10. Since 2008-2009, 80,000 emails and SMSs are being sent with important messages each year.

Activities within schools, Activities in SOHP Centers, Outdoor activities, Print Materials from SOHP

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Figure: Tooth brushing demonstration in Schools

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Figure: Supervised Group Tooth brushing

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Figure: Parent Education

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Figure: Activities within the center

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Figure: Group Activities in center

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Figure: Activities for children with Special needs


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