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VOLUNTARY COMMITTEE

Voluntary Work Committee is concerned with creating opportunities for dental students to contribute their time and skills in order to help underprivileged communities in remote areas of the planet who otherwise could not access or afford oral health care.
According to IADS Constitution, Voluntary Committee is a standing committee which is chaired by an elected chairperson (officer) during the annual session of General Assembly. Workforce of the committee is periodically recruited and appointed with help of Executive Committee.

ETHIOPIA IVP 2020

ETHIOPIA AT-A-GLANCE

Region: Africa
Capital: Addis Ababa
Largest City: Addis Ababa
Language: Amharic.
National Day: May 28 (Downfall of the Derg)
Government: Federal dominant-party parliamentary republic
Population: 102,403,196
Area: 426,400 sq mi (1,104,300 km2)
Currency: Birr (ETB)
Timezone: UTC+3 (EAT)
Calling Code: +251
Internet TLD: .et

ETHIOPIA IVP 2020

The International Volunteer Program (IVP) is an initiative to facilitate increased oral health education and to support initiatives in dental care to those communities in need where dental care is inadequate. The IVP is open to members of national and international dental student associations; IADS, EDSA-Ethiopia, AfroDSA.

The treatment to be undertaken during the IVP includes examinations, referrals, extractions, fillings, manual scaling, and prophylaxis. Clinical supervision will be provided by qualified dentists.
The goal of Ethiopia IVP 2020 is to treat 1500 patients!
Application Deadline: 15th of December, 2019 (23:59 UTC+0)
Fees: 400 USD – accomodation, food and local transportation are covered.

Program outline:
* From Jan 16 – Jan 30, 2020
* The fee will cover accommodation, meals, city tour, cultural nights and local
transportation during the one week stay established with Addis Ababa.
* Participants will work from Friday to Tuesday during the hours of 8:00am – 4:00 pm and will have social events and other activities on Wednesday.

REGISTER NOW

Registration is CLOSED!

CONTACT US

Merna MAHER

Voluntary Committee Chairman 2019/2020

Country: Egypt
University: British University of Egypt

voluntary@iads-web.org