Activities held in 2021

A brief about activities lead by ICD section vi with IDA Chandigarh for the year 2021

 

Activity 1

Blood Donation Camp At Press Club, Sector 27, Chandigarh On January 8th, 2021

International College of Dentists, Section VI & IDA Chandigarh in association with Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGI and Rotary Club, Chandigarh Uptown, organized a blood donation camp at the Press club premises on January 8th, 2021

A Total of 51 members, club staff and guests donated the blood on the occasion.

Organisers felicitated blood donors with gifts & certificates.

Activity 2

Free Eye Check-up Camp At Press Club, Chandigarh On January 30th, 2021

International College of Dentists (ICD), along with IDA Chandigarh, Inner Wheel Club, Chandigarh Central arranged a Free Eye Check-Up Camp at Chandigarh Press Club, Sector 27-B, Chandigarh on January 30th, 2021

The Camp was conducted by Dr. Sanjay Mishra anf his team from JP Eye Hospital, Sector , Mohali. More than 150 journalists and their family members availed the services of Eye Screening including Cataract test, Refractive test and Eye Pressure test.

Dr. R P Gupta (President, ICD Section VI & President, IDA Chandigarh), Dr. Varun Bajaj (Vice President, IDA Chandigarh), Ms. Veena Singla (President, Inner Wheel Club, Chandigarh Central) & Ms. Amita Goel (Secretary, Inner Wheel Club, Chandigarh Central) were present.

 

Activity 3

National Webinar On “Composite Restorations & Diastema Closure” On January 31st, 2021

ICD with the support of IDA Chandigarh organized a National Webinar on “Composite Restorations and Diastema Closure” on January 31st, 2021

The webinar emphasized on several aspects of Composites along with the bonding protocols, sensitivity free cervical restorations, finishing and polishing. Furthermore, highlighted on smile designing principles for diastema closure and different techniques of diastema closure namely mylar strip technique and silicon index technique.

The webinar was attended by more than 180 dental professionals and has received excellent reviews with the attendees finding it to be informative and engaging.

 

Activity 4

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION BY ICD SECTION VI AND IDA CHANDIGARH ON MARCH 8th, 2021

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2021, ICD Section VI and IDA Chandigarh State Branch honoured COVID Warriers from Anganwadi Centre, Village Nada Sahib, District Panchkula, Haryana State on March 8th, 2021

These warriors worked tirelessly during the COVID ­19 pandemic. Vishesh Rani, Balbir Kaur, Daljeet and Salochna from Anganwadi Centre, Village Nada Sahib were honoured by IDA and ICD. Dr. R P Gupta, Dr. Varun Bajaj, Dr. Vijita Mehta and Dr. Vishal Malik were present on the occasion.

 

Activity 5

World Health Day Celebrations By ICD Section VI and IDA Chandigarh On 7th April 2021

International College of Dentists, Section VI and IDA Chandigarh State Branch celebrated World Health Day 2021 by delivering a Health Talk on ETV Bharat & by organising a Public Awareness Program on 7th April, 2021 evening at Town Park, Sector 5, Panchkula.

Keeping the slogan view "Building a fairer, healthier world for everyone", a Health March was conducted on the track of the park.

Following the COVID protocols, small group interactions with the evening walkers & public present in the park were done & they were informed about the importance of good General Health & it's relation with the Oral Health. More than 2 hours were spent in this exercise.

Activity 6

Certificate Program on Infection Control and Occupational Safety in Dental Practice

ICD Section VI in collaboration with the IDA Chandigarh successfully initiated a Certificate Program on 'Infection Control and Occupational Safety in Dental Practice' by an Internationally Acclaimed Specialist in Infectious Diseases Control in Dentistry Dr. Raghunath Puttaiah (USA). 

This program received a tremendous response with approximately 1600 registrations from India and abroad. The first session was attended live by more than 850 participants on May 23, 2021 and the recorded video of the same is made available for all others on IDA Chandigarh official YouTube channel.

The session was chaired by Prof. Mahesh Verma and was attended by various dignitaries. The last session was conducted on 20/06/2021 to conclude this Certificate Program

 

Activity 7

ICD Section VI and IDA Chandigarh State Branch Celebrated "World No Tobacco Day"

The official theme "I can, I will, I must" was adopted this year based on WHO's World No Tobacco Day 2021 Theme "Commit to Quit". Through this campaign, 2 Big Hoardings were placed on one of the busiest roundabout of Panchkula (Chandigarh Tricity).

With this we plan to advance General and Oral Health Awareness by providing people with the Tools. They need to take responsibility for their own health.

IDA Chandigarh has joined hands with more than 60 organizations/ professional associations across the country to form an Alliance for Tobacco-Free India. Detailed deliberations were held during an event organized by PGI Chandigarh. The focus is to work collectively towards the tobacco endgame in India by 2030.

 

Activity 8

Blood Donation Camp at Press Club, Sector 27, Chandigarh on July 14th, 2021

International College of Dentists Section VI & IDA Chandigarh in association with Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGI and Rotary Club, Chandigarh Uptown, organized a blood donation camp at the Press Club premises on July 14th, 2021

More than 50 donors came forward to become part of this noble cause.

 

 

 

Activity 9

Basic Life Support Training Program on 28th August, 2021

ICD Section VI & IDA Chandigarh State Branch in collaborative partnership with Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh organized an online "BASIC LIFE SUPPORT TRAINING PROGRAM“ on 28th August, 2021

The training program emphasized on various objectives, components & the steps involved in Basic Life Support. 
The program was attended by around 100 Dental Professionals & excellent reviews were received from the participants.

 

Activity 9

Dental Screening Camp for Police Personnel of Chandigarh & Their Families On 13th October, 2021

International College of Dentists (ICD) Section VI, a global organization of Dentists & IDA Chandigarh State Branch in association with Chandigarh Police (Women & Child Support Unit) organized a Dental Screening Camp along with Preventive measures of Pit & Fissure Sealants, Flouride Application & Brushing Demonstration for the Police Personnel of Chandigarh & their families at Police Station, Sector 17 on 13th  October, 2021

The services were availed by around 100 Police Personnel & their family members. 
The Camp was conducted by Dr. Nishant & his team from Oral Health Sciences Center, PGIMER Chandigarh.

Dr. R P Gupta (President, IDA Chandigarh & President, ICD Section VI), Fellow Dr. Arpit Gupta (General Secretary, IDA Chandigarh), Fellow Dr. Varun Bajaj (Vice President, IDA Chandigarh), Fellow Dr. Mukesh Dhameja & Fellow Dr. Ashish Gupta, IDA Chandigarh members Dr. Mannit Mittal & Dr. Payal Luthra, Inspector Ram Rattan Sharma (SHO, Sector 17 Police Station) & Inspector Parvesh Sharma (SHO, Women Police Station) were present.

 

Activity 10

CDE Program "Direct Composite Restoration Simplified“ On 21st November, 2021

IDA Chandigarh State Branch & International College of Dentists - Section VI in collaboration with Ivoclar Vivadent organized a CDE program "Direct Composite Restoration Simplified" by Dr. Akshay Sharma on 21st November, 2021 at Hotel Lalit, Chandigarh

The program was attended by around 70 participants. 6 CDE points were allotted by Chandigarh State Dental Council for the program. The session was very informative & the participants were also benefitted by a Live Demonstration using a Dental Microscope.