MedDent

Thematic objective: A.2 Soutien à l’éducation, à la recherche, au développement technologique et à l’innovation
الأولوية: Priorité A.2.1 Soutenir le transfert technologique et la commercialisation des résultats de la recherche, en renforçant les liens entre la recherche, l'industrie et d'autres acteurs du secteur privé
Brief description of the project: This project aim to promote dental health education. MedDent is following the WHO recommendation to incorporate oral health in health policies. Oral diseases are the most common and the most expensive chronic diseases. Oral health affects general health and has many co-morbidities as endocarditis, as cardiovascular and as diabetes. MedDent by creating a network of dental eduction institutions and to involve them in prevention, cost-efficientes therapies, and teledentistry plateform will benefit for patient healt and quality of life.
Objectifs principaux – problèmes à traiter: MedDent is following the WHO recommendation to incorporate oral health in health policies. Oral diseases are the most common and the most expensive chronic diseases and their prevalence, their impact on individuals and society, and the expense of their treatment are generally underestimated. Oral health affects general health and has many co-morbidities as endocarditis, as cardiovascular and as diabetes.
Résultats attendus: Decrease of dental pathology prevalence, increase of quality of life Index used: GOHIP-14) Oral health-related quality of life will be measured to assess co-morbidities. Quality of Life: General quality of life will be measured with the General Health Survey SF-12 (46) based on the more widely used SF-36 (47), which has the advantage of being considerably shorter and therefore less burdensome for older people. URGENCY level (PAHO): Oral urgency level according to WHO indices.
Partners already involved: Université LIbanaise
Partenaires recherchés: government, regional health autorities, reserach center, eduction center
Budget total prévisionnel: 4m€
First name: frederic
Last name: cuisinier
Name of the organisation: Université Montpellier
Type d’organisme: University/research centre
City: Montpellier
Country: fr
البريد الإلكتروني: frederic.cuisinier@umontpellier.fr
Phone number: +33686465699
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