International collaboration in oral health research is indispensable for disseminating findings globally and addressing clinical questions of significance across multiple countries and fostering mutual learning among diverse international groups.

World Health Organization (WHO)

Oral health promotion, Tobacco abuse prevention, Oral pre-cancer/cancer prevention, Integration with Non-communicable Diseases (NCD) and Research.

FDI World Dental Federation

Few of the key projects include FDI World Dental Conference 2014, New Delhi, Oral Health Observatory Study.

Hungarian Dental Association (HDA)

IDA has entered into an agreement with the HDA to facilitate the collaboration between the dental societies and further advance scientific knowledge on the field of dentistry.

Israeli Dental Associations

Signed in 2022, this sisterhood agreement between both the associations establishes a long term collaborative partnership for commitment towards their shared goals:

Solidarity Dental Foundation

This Memorandum of Understanding entered into in 2023 between Solidarity Dental Foundation, incorporated under the laws of USA, and the APJ Abdul Kalam Education, Research and Incubation Centre under the laws of India with a common goal of improving global oral health, includes collaboration for research, knowledge transfer, exchange ideas and support each other’s advocacy activities to promote oral health.

University of Dundee, UK

We have joined hands to conduct a Health Coaching Training for Indian Dentists to create expertise in managing systemic diseases by integration oral health changes in post-pandemic patients

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA

Collaborated to conduct community oral screenings (>10,000) at Kumbh Mela in Nashik in 2015. Objectives of the project were to assess the challenges and opportunities of conducting screenings at the Mass Gathering (MG) of Kumbh Mela for early identification and referral of pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions and conditions in Indian population.

Harvard University, USA

In 2015, at the world's largest mass gathering, the 35-day Kumbh Mela in Nashik a collaborative project was performed with the prestigious Harvard University to map tobacco use among people visiting the event. In accordance with the government, IDA offered basic primary care to the estimated 10 million visiting pilgrims. The study was published and provided useful insights in the rising trends of diseases among the public.