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

Dr. Aruna Devi. M
President
drarunadevi@rediffmail.com
9845880848
Dr. R.K. Bali
President Emeritus
rkbali@drbali.com
9818182456
Dr. M.B. Aswath Narayanan
Immediate Past President
mban1965@yahoo.com
9840127997
Dr.Gopi Krishna V
President Elect
drgopikrishnav@gmail.com
9844079770
Dr. Manjunath Puranik
Vice President
m_p_puranik@yahoo.com
9449353812
Dr.Arun.S.Doddamani
Vice President
panchmal45@gmail.com
9845080637
Dr. Sabyasachi Saha
Hon. Gen. Secretary
dr_sabyasachi@yahoo.com
9451248210
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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