World Health Day for Transgenders

Department of Public Health Dentistry, Alumni Association of Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences (GUILD), Sri Balaji Vidhyapeeth and Sagodarargal Community of Oriented Health Development (SCOHD) jointly organized “World health day program for transgender on hepatitis B vaccination, oral health, diabetes and well being” on 9th April 2016.

The following are the salient features of the program.

1. 65 transgender participated in the program were vaccinated with hepatitis B vaccine.

2. Oral health, diabetes and well being health talk were given by Dr. Kishore J, Tutor, Department of Pedodontics, IGIDS, SBV.

3. All transgender were provided with basic oral health care services at Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, SBV.

The program was sponsored by the alumni of IGIDS as a part of their Philanthropy activity. The program was coordinated by the GUILD association and Mrs. Sheethal Nayak, Director, SCOHD Society.