B2A2 Infant Oral Mutilation

This course is a panel discussion exploring the practice of infant oral mutilation.  What is it? Where does it take place? What lessons can be learnt? And how can the end to this practice be brought about?

Speakers: Dr Hussein Athuman - Regional Dental Officer, Pwani Region - Tanzania, Dr Merlin Wilcox - Academic Clinical Lecturer in the School of Primary Care, Population Sciences and Medical Education, Dr Nila Jackson - Regional Dental Officer in Tanzania, and Prof. Raman Bedi - Professor Emeritus at Kings College, London

The panel discussion took place during Bridge2Aid's Virtual Global Health Conference November 2020 - Global Remote and Rural Healthcare, How can we do it better? Sustainability, Challenges, Innovation, Improvement.

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Aims

To explore the practice of infant oral mutilation, and how an end to this practice can be brought about.

Objectives

By the end of this course the user will understand infant oral mutilation; it's history, epidemiology, where it is practiced, myths and beliefs surrounding it, the role of traditional healers, lessons learnt from the field and action to take to bring about the end to the practice. 

  • About This Course

This course is a panel discussion exploring the practice of infant oral mutilation.  It examines it's history, epidemiology, the myths and beliefs surrounding it, where is it practiced, sharing experiences from East Africa with lessons learnt from the field in Tanzania and Uganda.  Importantly it looks at the call to action to end the practice of IOM and how that change can be brought about.

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