1. Ethical Conduct: Members of the Orapuh Oversight and Academic Board (OAB) must adhere to the highest standards of ethical conduct in all their actions and decisions. This includes honesty, integrity, fairness, and respect for others.
  2. Conflict of Interest: OAB members must disclose any potential conflicts of interest, whether financial, professional, or personal, that may affect their ability to make impartial decisions. They should recuse themselves from any discussions or decisions where such conflicts exist.
  3. Confidentiality: OAB members must maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information discussed during board meetings or obtained through their position. They should not disclose or misuse such information for personal gain or any other purpose.
  4. Transparency: The OAB must operate with transparency in its decision-making processes and communicate openly with stakeholders. Members should provide accurate and timely information to the public and other relevant parties.
  5. Professionalism: OAB members should conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times, treating colleagues, staff, and stakeholders with respect and dignity. They should refrain from engaging in behaviour that could damage the reputation of Orapuh or undermine its mission.
  6. Diversity and Inclusion: The OAB is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all its activities. Members should actively support efforts to ensure equitable representation and participation of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  7. Compliance with Laws and Regulations: OAB members must comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and policies governing the operations of Orapuh. They should also stay informed about developments in relevant legal and regulatory areas.
  8. Accountability: OAB members are accountable for their actions and decisions. They should be willing to accept responsibility for any mistakes or errors and take appropriate measures to address them.
  9. Commitment to Mission and Goals: OAB members should demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission and goals of Orapuh, working collaboratively to advance its objectives and fulfill its mandate.
  10. Continuous Learning and Improvement: OAB members should engage in continuous learning and seek opportunities for professional development to enhance their effectiveness in fulfilling their roles and responsibilities.

By adhering to this Code of Conduct, members of the Orapuh Oversight and Academic Board (OAB) contribute to the organisation’s success and uphold its reputation as a trusted leader in oral and public health information, education, and research.