Dr. A.R.M. Thowfeek has officially assumed the duties of the post of Provincial Director of Health Services, Eastern Province on 09.04.2021 at the Provincial Department of Health Services, Eastern Province. Dr. A. Lathaharan, Deputy Provincial Director of Health Services, Dr. V. Kugaendran Medical Officer Planning, Mr. B. Ketheeswaran Chief Accountant, Eng. N. Satheeskumar Engineer (Civil), Eng. A. Vijithan Mechanical Engineer, Ms. K. Raajini Administrative Officer and other staff from the PDHS office have participated in this Event.
The World Dental Federation has declared 20th March every year as the World Oral Health Day to be celebrated globally.
The theme declared for the Year 2021 is "Be Proud of Your Mouth". In this regard, regional wise programmes are being conducted by the respective dental units in the region. On the instruction of Provincial Director of Health Services, Provincial Department of Health Services has also organized an awareness to its staff on oral health.