National Centre of Excellence for Implementation of National Oral Health Programme (NOHP)
Centre for Dental Education and Research (CDER), AIIMS, New Delhi was declared as the National Centre of Excellence for Implementation of National Oral Health Programme (NOHP) on 21st August 2014. During which, there has been panoramic coverage of the activities undertaken by CDER through National Oral Health Programme which has given oral health an outstanding visibility at national level and motivated the various professionals to work towards the motto of Oral Health for All.
To reduce morbidity from oral diseases by strengthening existing healthcare delivery system and ensure access to affordable, quality, patient centered care
- Improve the oral health status of the Indian population through oral health promotion and disease prevention
- Improve the oral health care delivery system and enhance access to oral health care services
- Reduce disparities in the oral health status of people across geographic locations, age, gender, socioeconomic status etc.
CDER has empowered various health care professionals through training activities, oral health promotion for masses and development of eDantSeva website and application. The eDantSeva portal is the standalone government oral health website for promoting oral health awareness making it also easy for users to operate it. NOHP has initiated lateral integration with many national health programmes, conducted review meetings with state nodal officers and circulated advisory on oral health promotion.