FIVE-YEAR ORAL HEALTH CARE PROJECT CULMINATING CEREMONY

Program: Health And Nutrition

The Oral Health Care Project piloted at Jose Caisip Elementary School, in Calatagan, Batangas which started in June 2010 up to March 2015 has just ended and celebrated through a culminating ceremony. A short parade, poster and slogan contest, Love Ko Si Teacher, Healthy Smile Contest of a student and teacher pair, partners messages highlighted the event. The five-year project aimed at upholding the proper oral care habit among the schoolchildren through daily in-school toothbrushing and other dental interventions was a partnership of the E. Zobel Foundation and UP Pahinungod. The American Women’s Club of the Philippines (AWCP) also supported the project by covering the cost of installing the handwashing and toothbrushing facility.