School Wide Activity

The FIT Program

Initiative Description: The intervention group consisted of children attending public elementary schools implementing the FIT programme, including group handwashing with soap and toothbrushing with fluoride toothpaste, biannual school-based deworming; as well as the construction of group handwashing facilities.

Study Results: The FIT programme significantly contributed to the prevention of dental caries in children.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good