Grants Awarded to Improve Oral Health
The Canada-United States Chapter of the Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future has awarded four grants totaling more than $50,000 (U.S.) to fund projects aimed at reducing the instance of caries in children. Made possible through funding from Colgate-Palmolive, the grants focus on underserved communities, and were awarded to:
- Promoting Oral Health: Healthier Mothers and Children through IP Collaboration (Eastern Washington University)
- Dental Champions Leadership Program: Keeping Kansas Kids Cavity-Free (Oral Health Kansas)
- Pediatric Patient-Centered Approach to Integrating Oral Health into Primary Care (Project HOME, Philadelphia)
- Streamlining ECC hospital waitlists and public dental health integration (Northern Health Dental Program, British Columbia)
For more information, visit allianceforacavityfreefuture.org.