BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Recently, the 2022 China Charity Project Competition was announced, and the China Dental Foundation Daisy Project won the top prize in the China Charity Project Competition.
Since 2019, the China Dental Foundation has organized nearly 500 volunteers to treat 26,000 mountain children across China, treating 13,772 teeth and donating 28,000 sets of oral health care products. The project is based on solving the problems of accessibility and lack of service capacity of oral health services for children in mountainous areas, exploring practical social and technical paths for maintaining children's oral health, and becoming a useful supplement to national major public health service programs.
The 2022 China Charity Project Competition is an important brand event of the China Charity Fair and is sponsored by the Organizing Committee of the China Charity Project Exchange and Exhibition. The Daisy Project was selected from 668 outstanding projects across China, and after three months of fierce competition in the final, it was selected as one of the "Top 100 Projects" and "Top 20 Projects", with a final score of With a high score of 200.50, it ranked among the top three and won the top prize.
In 2019, China Dental Foundation and the Center for International Exchange and Cooperation of the National Health Commission jointly launched the "Daisies in the Mountains, Building Dreams" public welfare project to care for children's oral health, and the Foundation organized volunteers from all over the country to go to Shanxi, Yunnan, Qinghai and other places to provide professional oral health services for children in mountainous areas across the country.
The project serves the two national strategies of rural revitalization and healthy China, focuses on the main problems of oral health in mountainous areas, focuses on solving the problems of accessibility and lack of service capacity of oral health services for children in mountainous areas, and explores a social path of "government-led, institutional organization, enterprise support, home and school mobilization" for maintaining children's oral health, as well as The technical path of "four ones" (one dental health lesson, one oral health examination, one layer of dental health protective clothing and one professional technical training) has become a useful supplement to the national major public health service programs.
Ge Lihong, president of China Dental Foundation, said that the Daisy Project winning this award is a recognition, an honor and an encouragement. The foundation will closely serve the national strategy, be good at finding new pain points and new needs of society and people's livelihood, and actively explore diversified and professional solutions, new models and new paths with the spirit of grassroots initiative. (End)
Source: China News Network