Terima kasih! Thank you Bali, Indonesia, for the National Oral Health Month 2012!

September 13, 2012

Invited by Unilever, I had the opportunity to get closer to the reality of oral health in Bali. I met with government members,  academics, professionals, industry and population.

I was welcomed by the president of the Indonesian Dental Association, Zaura Rini Anggraeni.

Diah Setia Utami, directorate general of health care – Republic of Indonesia.

Meeting with deans from sixteen Indonesian dental schools.

National oral health month 2012 opening ceremonial.

FDI main projects were outlined during my speech.

Balanese dance performance.

More than five thousand children learning how to brush their teeth.

To teach, first we have to give the example.

Oral screening at the local faculty.

Interview with the national television.

Bali is considered by many as one of the world best island. Indeed, its an unique place, but it is the Balinese people and culture what makes this island different.

I would like to address my appreciation to the committee of the National Oral Health Month in Indonesia: PT Unilever Indonesia, Tbk.; Indonesian Dental Association (PDGI); and Association of Dentistry Faculty Indonesia (AFDOKGI) for their collaboration in implementing the program for the third time.