Tamazouzt is a small town and rural community in the Al Haouz Province of the Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz region of Morocco, located approximately 300 km south of Casablanca. During a medical camp held at the Tamazouzt public school in December 2018, physicians identified a large number of students in need of dental and vision care. In response, the SSIO of Morocco organised a follow-up medical camp on 20th April 2019 with assistance from the Ministry of Health and a local Non-Government Organisation (NGO). The SSIO organised transportation and collaborated with school representatives for all logistics to host a successful event. A team of two dentists and two opticians screened over 350 children and 88 dental extractions were performed. The opticians identified 64 children who needed glasses and three children were identified for surgery. The SSIO along with the local NGO resolved to work with the Ministry of Health to provide glasses, where needed. Along with the medical screening, preventive workshops were organised to emphasize the importance of dental hygiene, and the Ministry of Health provided toothbrushes and toothpaste for all the children.
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