We also have a long-standing commitment to health equity, including promoting pathways of opportunity to encourage greater diversity within the health care profession and supporting access to quality health care for underserved and underrepresented communities regardless of the ability to pay, social status, race, religion, sexual orientation, or physical or mental abilities. We support these communities through programs that provide care and education around prevention and wellness. As our populations become increasingly diverse, it is more important than ever to continue our investment in cultural competency so all populations receive quality care in a culturally relevant manner.
Dr. Marion Bergman, MCW's Director of Healthcare Projects, Dr. Hery Mawakayoka, Dental Specialist and Head of Dental Department at Mbeya Zonal Referral Hospital, Fredrick Meena, Dental Therapist and Program Officer for MC-Tanzania, and Dr. Edsel Bodden, Dentist and Youth Leadership Academy '20 Mentee, discuss why preventive oral health care should be integrated with general health and how MCW (Miracle Corners of the World) has worked to improve the oral health status for Tanzanians.
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