ORAL HEALTH SUPERINTENDENT

STATE OF KUWAIT

SCHOOL ORAL HEALTH PROGRAM

MINISTRY OF HEALTH
DENTAL ADMINISTRATION

About The Program

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Program Overview

Program History

1982-83 After the initial needs assessment by Forsyth Institute, Boston, pilot program was started in Capital Governorate.
1986 After the initial success the program was extended to Ahmadi Governorate under the supervision of Royal Dental College, Denmark.
1990-1992 Program activities were suspended because of war.
1993-1994 Separate programs were started in all the governorates with Farwaniah Governorate under the supervision of Royal Dental College, Denmark, Hawally Governorate under Kentucky University and Jahra Governorate under Forsyth Research Institute
1999-2000 All the governorates came under Forsyth Research Institute, Boston.
2002 3 Clinics for children with special needs was set up
2004 New program started functioning at the new governorate of Mubarak Al Kabeer

Today, School Oral Health Program, Kuwait-Forsyth operates in all the 6 governorates of Kuwait and follows the standardized protocol for Education, Prevention and Treatment.


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