MedOutreach 2014 – Arusha, Tanzania

June 29 – August 10, 2014 MedOutreach 2014 consisted of a team of eight students from the University of Western Ontario; 2 Medical students, 3 Dental students, and 3 Nursing students. MedOutreach is a student-run charitable organization which provides primary medical and dental care for those in need in Tanzania. The MedOutreach program ran from


Rural Dental Clinic in Legurga, Latvia

One of our Canadian Fellows, Kira Obrazcova, a native Latvian, requested assistance for a rural dental clinic which had been servicing approximately 10,000 people (including two nursery schools and a primary school), with outdated equipment left over from the Soviet regime. Fellow Obrazcova, who visits the area regularly, through the assistance of a dental supply


University Laval Dental Treatments Abroad

For four consecutive years, students from Laval Universite, Ste-Foy, Quebec, having completed their third year of dentistry, have gone abroad to offer dental treatment to a population in need. In 2001 it was to Paraguay, under the supervision of the Faculty of Dentistry and the Bureau International of Laval University. From June 15th to August


Street Angels Community Dental Project

In 2005 and 2006, the Canadian Section and its charitable arm, the William James Spence ICD Memorial Foundation, provided a total grant of $13,000 to the Canadian based Street Angels Society towards the building and equipping of a one-chair dental clinic in Dona Aurora, an urban Brazilian community of approximately 2,000 residents. This project will