Summary of the dental care project for primary school students in Tra Vinh city in 2022


(TVU) – Tra Vinh University held a meeting to review expertise after implementing the Dental Care Project for Primary Students in Tra Vinh City in 2022 at Workshop 4, Area I, Tra Vinh University.

Doctor Ikushima Akihito (the first from the left), Ms. Tran Thi Ut Ba – Deputy Head of Education and Training Department of Tra Vinh City, and Ms. Thach Thi Dan – TVU Vice-Rector on the meeting

Attending the ceremony were: Doctor Ikushima Akihito, Dr. Nguyen Thi Hong Phuong, representative of Mikuni Hanoi dental team under Daishinkai Group, and Ms. Tran Thi Ut Ba – Deputy Head of Education and Training Department of Tra Vinh City; On the side of TVU, there was Ms. Thach Thi Dan – Vice-Rector, Ms. Nguyen Thi Mai Khanh – Head of International Cooperation and Project Promotion Department, Dr. Nguyen Doan Hoai – Deputy Head of School of Odonto-Stomatology, along with lecturers and students from the School of Odonto-Stomatology.

Ms. Thach Thi Dan – Vice-Rector of TVU said: “The project achieved great results. On behalf of the Board of Directors of Tra Vinh University, we would like to thank the provincial Department of Education and Training and the provincial Board of Directors of Primary Schools for their contribution. The University also would like to thank the Mikuni Hanoi dental team of Daishinkai Group, the representatives of Dr. Ikushima Akihito, Dr. Nguyen Thi Hong Phuong, lecturers, and students in the School of Odonto-Stomatology, who worked hard on the project.” She also hopes to strengthen the Vietnam-Japan friendship, and have more practical projects for society in the future.

TVU summarized the results, stating the coordination work between the University and Daishinkai Dental Corporation. From June 6 to 10, 8254 students from primary schools in Tra Vinh city received a dental check. According to Dr. Ikushima Akihito, the project achieved a better result than the previous year. It is also necessary to guide the practice of dental examination in the correct sequence for the 4th year students, creating a premise for the next 02 years.

Dr. Chau Thi Hoang Hoa, Deputy Head of International Cooperation – Project Promotion Department, shared that the project will operate in June, September, and December. In September and December, the project will conduct oral care instruction for students with activities like teeth brushing instructions, or teaching about tooth decay and its harmful effects. The project is meaningful to the community, helping students handle, control, and prevent infectious diseases.

By Thy Truong