The department of Public health dentistry,  Saveetha Dental College in collaboration with the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa had organized a certificate course on “Redefining Dental Public Health for future”  for students and private practitioners. The five day program was scheduled between 10th and 14th of June 2019. An international speaker, Dr. Shenuka Singh from the South African University along with the faculty team from the department conducted a series of interactive lecture sessions on the first four days. Oral Health inequality, health information systems, integration, Oral health policy framing were the core topics for discussion. Other topics like ethics and its application in research were of use for the undergraduate and postgraduate students. Last day of the program included panel discussion and guest lectures by speakers from national institutions. Dr.Prabhu, Reader from ASAN Dental College, Chengalpattu delivered a lecture on “Scope of Dental Public Health in India”, followed by Dr.Rajkumar, Reader from SRMC, Chennai enlightened the audience on Past present and future of Dental Public Health. 

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