About IAPHD

In the early 1990's, a small group of like-minded public health dentistry professionals shared a common dream of enhancing the discipline of Public health dentistry in India. They felt the need for providing a common platform for exchange of views and information and development of meaningful and effective preventive programs for the community. India is a developing country with multi religious, multi ethnic, multi linguistic communities where 70% of the population reside in rural areas but are being served by only 20% of the health care professionals. So there is a severe misdistribution of health care services, resources and infrastructure. Also, most of the health care facilities, including oral health, are oriented towards curative aspects than prevention or health promotion. This has resulted in a larger portion of the community, especially in the rural areas, being neglected. Hence there was an urgent need to address this problem. This need culminated in the formation of the INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY ,with the aim of enhancing oral health of the Indian community through team efforts, in 1993.( Registration Number No.777/93-94). Started with only 24 members today the membership strength is 1600!

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Key IAPHD Members

Pushpanjali
Dr. Pushpanjali K
President
drpushpa14@gmail.com
9448229826
Dr. R.K. Bali
President Emeritus
rkbali@drbali.com
9818182456
Dr. Gopi Krishna V
Immediate Past President
drgopikrishnav@gmail.com
9844079770
Dr. Sabyasachi Saha
President Elect
dr_sabyasachi@yahoo.com
 
Dr. Manjunath Puranik
Vice President
m_p_puranik@yahoo.com
9449353812
Dr.Arun.S.Doddamani
Vice President
drarundodamani@gmail.com
7020669099
 
Dr. Vamsi Krishna Reddy.L
Joint Secretary
drvamsired@gmail.com
9908200033
Dr.Basavaraj.P
Treasurer
docdental@yahoo.com
9972951257
Dr.Sowmya K R
Editor-JIAPHD
drsowmyan@gmail.com
9448318210
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    State Chapters

  • 1600 +

    Members

  • 10000 +

    Publications

  • 300 +

    Institutional Presence

Latest Events & Blogs

Aug

21

9:08 am

24th Iaphd National Conference-

May

20

10:05 am

Tobacco Control & Cessation Workshop On 29.5.19 At Its Dental College, Ghazia..

May

06

6:05 am

Oral Healthcare Innovations Conference 2019

Apr

17

4:04 am

Faculty Development Program – South Zone