Oral health care service delivery in schools for special needs in eThekwini District, KwaZulu-Natal





Caries and gingival disease are prevalent oral health issues affecting more than 80% of school-going children including those with special needs attending special schools. Schools play a crucial role in promoting oral health, providing education and identifying issues early. These school-based health programmes are essential for addressing these issues and can reach more than 1 billion children worldwide,
as well as school staff, families and the community.


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Author Biography

Mbuyiselwa Radebe, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Dental Sciences, Durban University of Technology


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How to Cite

Gumede, S., Singh, S., & Radebe, M. (2024). Oral health care service delivery in schools for special needs in eThekwini District, KwaZulu-Natal. South African Dental Journal, 79(01), 21–29. Retrieved from https://journals.assaf.org.za/index.php/sadj/article/view/18159

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