GENEVA, Switzerland: For 120 years, FDI World Dental Federation has focused its mission on the goal of improving oral health worldwide. In a recently published report, titled Vision 2030: Delivering Optimal Oral Health for All, the organisation shared how it plans to continue to go forward with that goal in the foreseeable future.
Dr Pooja Chouhan (BDS) successfully transitioned from being a full-time clinician to getting accepted for the MBAEx Program at IIM Calcutta, which is currently ranked the 42nd best college in the world for MBA by Financial Times. She did it with a less than average GMAT Score and on her very first attempt. This is a must-read interview for all aspiring to join a prestigious IIM after their BDS.
The use of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) has generated considerable debate after the US President Donald Trump was seen pushing the drug, against the FDA warning, as a potential treatment or prophylaxis for COVID-19. World Health Organization (WHO) suspended the HCQ trials based on a report in The Lancet which published a poorly conducted study with questionable authenticity and validity. However, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) continued to recommend HCQ as a prophylactic measure against COVID- 19. Now, the latest case-control study by the ICMR clearly shows the benefits of using HCQ as a prophylactic drug against COVID -19.
COVID-19 is having an unprecedented impact on the global economy, including that of the dental industry. Most dental clinics are shut and a few are offering only the emergency services. Dr Bhavdeep Ahuja will analyse "the rising costs in the oral health care services and how to reboot and restart the dental clinics" in his 5 part series. "The coveted formula for Mr India(n) dentists" - is the second article of the series.