World Oral Health Day at Baqai Medical University

Karachi, 20 March 2018 (PR) Department of Community Dentistry organized awareness walk on the occasion of “World Oral Health Day” at Baqai Medical University in which students of Dental College, Medical College, Saleem ullah Fehmi Memorial School and faculty members participated.

Prof. Dr. Zahida Baqai, Vice Chancellor, BMU inaugurated walk by cutting the ribbon walk start from Baqai Medical University’s Nishan-e-Manzil towards Prof. Fareeduddin Baqai grave which is situated at University Campus. Vice chancellor said that, we are all here to spread awareness. Your mouth is a mirror to your body and reflects your general health and well-being.

Prof. Dr. Asghar Ali Shigri, Head of the Community Dentistry, BMU, said that, today we all are gathered against oral health diseases our motive is spread awareness and save life. He also highlighted that “Oral Health Day Walk” is not only bounded in University. He said that,  Community Dentistry also arranged “Oral Health Day Walk” in Baqai Medical Complex Khuda Ki Basti and Gahro simultaneously.

Prof. D. Kashif Ikram, Principal, Baqai Dental College, said that Oreal Health is very important as our prophet (S.A.W.W) advised us. The religion of Islam gives great importance to cleanness and deems cleanness as a sign of faith.

Furthermore, Students of Baqai Dental College presented audio visual presentation to Saleem Ullah Fehmi Memorial School’s students and gave them awareness about oral health day like protect your teeth by brushed twice daily, factors of causing germs and pledge, good and healthy diet etc. At the end of session question answer was held in which students of school actively participated. After that toothpaste and teeth brush distrusted among the attendees and gave them a message that “Brush your teeth and save your life”