is the SDHF?
The SDHF is an organization of volunteers working to increase
dental awareness and promote dental health in Singapore.
|What are the SDHF's objectives
||organize and promote activities to improve dental health of the Singapore public.
||promote education and research relating to dental health.
||co-operate with the Ministry of Health, National University of Singapore and other organizations to improve public dental health.
is the SDHF managed?
The running of the Foundation is carried out by our Board
whose members are elected yearly. In addition, representatives
• the Dean, Dental Faculty, National University of Singapore
• the President, Singapore Dental Association
have seats on the Board. This is to facilitate co-operation
with these bodies.
How is the SDHF funded?
We are supported by donations and corporate sponsorship for
our activities. These donations can only be used for public
education, health promotion and research.
||We have conducted surveys on the dental
health needs of different sections of the population like
factory workers and disabled children.
||The SDHF invites applications for funds to do research
on public dental health.
The BDS project (Bringing Dentalcare to Singaporeans) aims
to help recruit and co-ordinate volunteers to provide dental
care to underprivileged groups. In 2001, this project won
the National Volunteer Centre's Merit Award for Outstanding
New Volunteer Initiative.
• Voluntary service to the disabled
• Free Screening