National Initiative on «Prevent Tooth Caries»



This initiative features awareness aspects, preventive applications, and therapeutic procedures in dentistry for primary school students.

  1. High incidence of tooth decay.
  2. Activate the existing partnership between the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ministry of Education (MOE) with regard to promoting student health.
  3. The positive impact of education and training on students' acquisition of healthy behavior.
  4. The wide geo​graphical spread of healthcare centers.

Overall objective:
Promote hygiene oral and dental awareness among primary school students.

Detailed objectives:
  1. Raise the health awareness among students.
  2. Hone students’ skills of dental disease prevention.
  3. Activate the role of educational cadres.
  4. Involve the family in promoting the healthy lifestyle in youth.
  5. Achieve the national goals to reduce the incidence of tooth decay.
  6. Cut the government spending by reducing the rate of dental diseases.


Last Update : 22 August 2019 03:30 PM
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