The article provides information on the CEKA Dental Volunteer Project conceived by Irish President Mary McAleese, her husband Martin, professor Noel Claffey, Doctor Garry McMahon and Doctor Paul Sullivan in 2003. The aim of the project is to address dental disease in the village of Embul-bul in Ngong, Kenya. A dental treatment centre was set up on the grounds of a small convent and a church in coordination with local priests and nuns. There are currently two dental units at the clinic.
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Joufn.ll of che Irish Dental Association FEATURE Dental care with a smile: the CEKA Dental Volunteer Programme in Kenya DR NAOMI RAHMAN and PROFESSOR NOEL CLAFFEY describe a project that is bringing vital dental care to one of the poorest regions of the world. The CEKA Dental Voiunteer Project was conceived in 2003 by President Mary McAleese, her husband Martin McAleese, Professor Noel Claffey, Dr Garry McMahon and Dr Paul Sullivan. CEKA takes its name from the Swahili word meaning 'smile', and the project was set up to combat dental disease In Kenya. The location The village ... (100 of words)