The Cambodia Tooth Angel Project is part of a collaborative national health project (Smiles & Hopes Project) aimed at addressing the dental and medical needs of vulnerable and destitute people in the poorest communities in Cambodia.
Established in 2010, the Smiles & Hopes Project works with the following organisations: The Cambodian Ministry of Health; The Faculty of Odonto-Stomatology at the University of Health Services, Phnom Penh; The Faculty of Dentistry at the International University, Phnom Penh; The Cambodian Dental Association; GCDHT Cambodia; The Global Child Dental Fund; One-2-One Cambodia; Cambodia World Family; and, Cambodia Tooth Angel Project (GDG Project J549N).
The aims of this project are to provide:
- Basic dental and medical care for children in children’s home and poor communities.
- Training in basic health and hygiene for orphanage and community caregivers and health workers.
- A range of preventative health measures, which will reduce some of the more prevalent health and oral health problems in poor communities.
CATP has been providing mobile dental and medical services to beneficiaries in 3 Phnom Penh prisons and 3 provincial prisons.
- Date February 23, 2014
- Tags Asia, Cambodia