On 26th March 2017, the IMI Pakistan – Dental Wing organized an Oral Health Awareness Session in accordance with the World Oral Health Day celebrated globally on 20th March. The event was also held to commemorate and acknowledge the achievement of IMI Dental Wing Outreach Program.
The session commenced at 11am and consisted of oral health related lecture sessions. Dr. Kulsoom Fatima Rizvi, Vice principal Dental Sections, and Head of Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry at Bahria University Medical and Dental College was invited as Guest Speaker to present a lecture on this year’s World Oral Health Day theme: “live Mouth Smart”.
In her presentation, Dr. Kulsoom Fatima Rizvi not only emphasized upon the different dental conditions prevailing amongst our population but also placed special emphasis on ways of preventing it. She enforced and illuminated the concept that healthy mouth is the gateway to healthy body and latter cannot be attained if oral health and hygiene practices are neglected and differed. Dr. Kulsoom was highly appreciated by the audience as well as the organizers on reaching out to the people’s mind in an astounding manner through her presentation stressing the significance of healthy mouth, healthy you.
At the end of the session dr. Kulsoom was presented with a souvenir to honor her presence as a guest speaker and also as a token of remembrance by Associate Professor Dr. Zia Abbas of DIKIOH.
Dr. Raima Bashir