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Health-promoting schools: an opportunity for oral health promotion.
- S. Kwan, P. Petersen, C. Pine, A. Borutta
- Bulletin of the World Health Organization
- 1 September 2005
The WHO Global School Health Initiative and the potential for setting up oral health programmes in schools using the health-promoting school framework are discussed and the challenges faced in promoting oral health in schools in both developed and developing countries are highlighted. Expand
Evaluation of community-based oral health promotion and oral disease prevention--WHO recommendations for improved evidence in public health practice.
Evaluation of oral health promotion and disease prevention programmes should integrate, whenever possible, with general health programmes, and guidelines for quality evaluation of national and community oral health programmes should be developed and updated regularly. Expand
Equity, social determinants and public health programmes--the case of oral health.
This report advocates that oral health for all can be promoted effectively by applying this philosophy and some major public health actions are outlined. Expand
Parental Smoking Practices and Caries Experience in Pre–School Children
It is concluded that maternal smoking is a significant factor to be considered as an additional risk indicator beyond social class when predicting caries risk in young children. Expand
Diagnostic delays in head and neck cancers.
- Z. Amir, S. Kwan, D. Landes, T. Feber, S. Williams
- European journal of cancer care
- 1 December 1999
There is substantial variation in time to clinical presentation, particularly for OHNC, although professional delay for the majority of these cases was minimal, and for patients with CLOC there was less variation in patient delay, but clinician delay was relatively longer. Expand
A comparative study of oral health attitudes and behaviour using the Hiroshima University - Dental Behavioural Inventory (HU-DBI) between dental students in Britain and China.
- T. Komabayashi, S. Kwan, D. Hu, K. Kajiwara, H. Sasahara, M. Kawamura
- Journal of oral science
- 1 March 2005
Bilateral comparison of countries using HU-DBI revealed interesting differences in oral health attitudes and behaviour, while the logistic regression model made it possible to differentiate British from Chinese students with a probability of nearly 95%. Expand
Dental beliefs, knowledge and behaviour of Chinese people in the United Kingdom.
A low level of dental awareness was found among the UK Chinese and the extent of Chinese people's traditional oral health beliefs and behaviour must be taken into account in order to facilitate effective health promotion and treatment services. Expand
The 7th WHO Global Conference on Health Promotion - Towards Integration of Oral Health, Nairobi, Kenya, 26-30 October 2009.
This report summarises the proceedings of the sub-plenary session on social determinants of oral health at the 7 th GCHP in Nairobi, organised by WHO and Kenya Ministry of Health in October 2009, and contributes to the newly established WHO initiative Mainstreaming Health Promotion. Expand
The hierarchical cluster analysis of oral health attitudes and behaviour using the Hiroshima University--Dental Behavioural Inventory (HU-DBI) among final year dental students in 17 countries.
- T. Komabayashi, M. Kawamura, +15 authors Linda S Centore
- International dental journal
- 1 October 2006
Grouping the countries into international clusters yielded useful information for dentistry and dental education. Expand
Attitudes of Chinese people toward obtaining dental care in the UK
There is a clear need to raise cultural awareness among dental professionals as well as to help Chinese people's positive attitudes toward dentists and dental care. Expand