Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Health workers, ASHAs trained on oral health in Tuensang

District Health Society (DHS) Tuensang organised one-day training for health workers, ASHAs under Tuensang sadar block and teachers on November 21.
In a press release, DMO, NHM Tuensang, Apheang stated that the training was conducted on the topics ‘’importance of oral health for overall health’’ at conference hall district hospital Tuensang.
Resource person for the training was Jr. dental specialist Dr. Aoyanger, where he highlighted on the importance of oral health for overall health. He also stressed on anatomy of tooth, oral care at home, why parents and caregivers can do, brushing and understanding fluoride, brushing and flossing, preventing and injury prevention, all about baby teeth, injury prevention, key oral health message prenatal and oral habits.
Earlier, the programme chaired by district consultant DTCC Sentilong Longchar began with an invocation by chaplin DH Avini Achumi and keynote address was delivered by SMO DH Tuensang Dr. Tochi Chang.
More than 30 participants including doctors from DH, teachers, ASHAs, chaplin DH, district consultant DTCC and DMO (NHM) attended the training.

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