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Photographer in Residence at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, Pearl Gan's photograph is featured as one of the winners in The Lancet's Highlights 2022. Highlights is The Lancet's annual photography competition and this year's competition focussed on health-related topics.

A dental doctor and final year dentistry students volunteering in a dental screening drive stationed in Aung Run Primary School in Cambodia

The winning photograph celebrates oral health for children in Cambodia

Caption: A dental doctor and final year dentistry students volunteered in this dental screening drive stationed in Aung Run Primary School in Cambodia. The make-shift dental screening room was a temporary set-up by the non-governmental organisations Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and One-2-One. The school children get their teeth checked and repaired by the dentists. Since 2019, these dental health screenings are conducted twice every year by One-2-One with financial support and coordination from CRS’s Healthy Kids Project. The dental programme is one of the joint initiatives led by CRS to support the oral health needs of children from rural and poor communities. The programme is greatly appreciated by the local schools and families. 

View all the winning photographs in The Lancet

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