IsraAID has been approved to provide continuing education credits for dentists

April 5, 2019

Dentists are being offered more ways to be involved globally

The Russian American Dental Association (RADA), Center for Professional Development and Henry Schein Inc. are partnering with IsraAID to provide continuing education (CE) credits for dentists.

The Academy of General Dentistry's program approval for continuing education (PACE) recently approved the non-profit global organization and on April 10, 2019, at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, the first accredited event will be held. This will focus on best practices for humanitarian missions. To register to attend, click here.

All the partners take part in global humanitarian relief efforts and are excited to offer dentists more ways to be involved. In July 2019 there is a mission planned to Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. For more

informaion email farah@israaid.org.

“We are pleased to support IsraAID’s efforts to expand access to oral health care for the men, women and children most in need,” says Stanley M. Bergman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Henry Schein Inc. “To that end, we have taken several steps to expand access to care for vulnerable populations in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, including supporting the volunteer health care professionals who provide critical dental care to this community.  We encourage our professional partners to learn more about how they can meaningfully engage with disaster relief efforts through educational programs like this one offered by IsraAID.”

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“I am very excited about this partnership,” says Rada Sumareva, DDS, founder of the Russian American Dental Association. “I feel it is really important to encourage and enable dental professional to be global citizens, use their skills set to make a difference and build bridges amongst people.”

 To learn more about IsraAid, visit http://www.israaid.org/israaid-humanitarian-professionals-network