Sahodaran Community of Oriented Health Development (SCOHD) in association with Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences (IGIDS), an on-campus constituent college of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), and AUM hospital had organized an Comprehensive Oral Health Program and General health check up for the members of MSM, Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transgenders in and around of Puducherry on 21st July 2018 at the premises.
The objective of the program is to make the community aware about the importance of oral health and also to encourage them to seek Regular Medical Checkup. Besides, the medical team too wants to sensitize the dentist community to the inhibitions transgender community faces while accessing healthcare.
Rotary club of Pondicherry had sponsored the initiatives as part of their philanthropic activities. Nearly 100 -150 of the LGBT community members were provided general health check up along with oral healing and treatments such scaling, minor fillings, teeth cleaning etc.
Rtn. MPHF.R.Alavandar, President of Rotary Club, Dr.Swaminathan, Project Director of Pondicherry AIDS Control Society, and Mx. Sheethal, President of SCOHD Society inaugurated the camp program. Rtn. S.Kichinamourthy, Secretary of Rotary Club, Rtn.Bakshi, Member of Rotary, Mrs.Selvanayagi, Additional Director of TI program, Dr.Vijayalaxmi & Dr.Vaishnavi from AUM Hospital, Dr.Sendhil and Dr.Liviya from Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences had participated in the program.