Online Program

Applying the long view to a project to enhance oral health in East Africa

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 : 11:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Eve Cuny, BA, MS, University of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA
This presentation will discuss various collaborations for oral health in emerging countries. We will also present the import of another countries' program for adaptation in the United States.

Learning Areas:

Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Program planning

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the challenges of establishing oral health care services in emerging countries. Identify issues of sustainability with oral health projects in emerging countries.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked with an NGO in Tanzania on a large-scale oral health project for 5 years; and worked collaboratively with government officials, university and hospital administration. I have been closely involved with the refurbishing of the only dental school in the region and the development of a model rural health clinic, the first of which was installed in Zanzibar in 2012. I continue to serve on the health care advisory board for the NGO.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.