MC- Tanzania Selects Doctor of Dental Surgery Awardees


New York, NY, December 21, 2019 – MC- Tanzania, the local affiliate organization of MCW (Miracle Corners of the World) based in New York, selects two awardee students to acknowledge educational excellence in the dentistry field.  On an annual basis, MC-Tanzania recognizes the highest performing 4th-year male and a female student pursuing a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS).

MC-Tanzania bestowed the award to Kauthar Musalam and Richard Dennis for their scholarly distinction and hard work in 2018-2019. The DDS award functions as a testament of MC- Tanzania’s commitment to contribute towards improving oral healthcare through the promotion, prevention, curative, and rehabilitative approach. The organization aims to see communities throughout Tanzania live free from oral and dental diseases.

“I am truly honoured to receive this prize from Miracle Corners of the World, it is a big milestone for me, and I am very humbled,” said Kauthar Musalam.

The DDS Award includes a monetary prize of TZS. 100,000 for each selected student and was presented during the university award ceremony on December, 6th 2019, at MUHAS. MC-Tanzania is honored to present this award in an effort to promote leadership and increasing specialist in oral health.

“Much appreciation to Miracle Corners of the World for presenting me with the prize. I am grateful for this recognition, and I believe by this award, I will inspire other undergraduate students,” said Richard Dennis.

The award presentation was witnessed by the Dean, School of Dentistry, Dr. Matilda Mtaya Mlangwa, and Jane Shuma, Senior Country Manager, MC-Tanzania and, the University Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Andrea Pembe.

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