Ninety percent of Afghans cannot access dental care in their area and often die due to chronic infections. The AFGHANISTAN DENTAL RELIEF PROJECT transforms underprivileged young Afghans into highly trained technicians, dental hygienists and assistants who then provide dental services to the poor at its facility in Kabul. The facility, which includes a seven-chair clinic, treats over 20,000 Afghans a year for free.
88% of respondents have shifted responsibilities of some employees 17% have eliminated technicians 16% have added new technicians 12% have had to hire employees with a different skill set 9% have started hiring “off the street” employees with no dental technology experience (percentages total more than 100 because respondents could select more than one answer)
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