At Orapuh, we uphold the principles of freedom of expression as fundamental to our mission of promoting oral and public health information, education, and research. We recognise that freedom of expression is essential for fostering open dialogue, encouraging innovation, and advancing knowledge in our field. Therefore, this policy aims to outline our commitment to protecting and promoting freedom of expression within our organisation.


  1. Freedom of Speech: Orapuh is committed to upholding the right to freedom of speech for all individuals associated with our organisation, including employees, volunteers, partners, and stakeholders. We encourage open and respectful communication on all matters related to oral and public health.
  2. Diverse Perspectives: We value diversity of thought and encourage the expression of diverse perspectives, opinions, and ideas. Orapuh is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to express themselves without fear of censorship or discrimination.
  3. Intellectual Freedom: Orapuh supports intellectual freedom and the pursuit of knowledge without constraints. We promote academic freedom and respect the rights of individuals to engage in research, scholarship, and creative endeavours without interference.
  4. Respectful Discourse: While promoting freedom of expression, Orapuh expects all interactions to be conducted with respect, civility, and professionalism. We encourage constructive dialogue and debate while refraining from engaging in personal attacks, harassment, or hate speech.
  5. Transparency and Accountability: Orapuh is committed to transparency and accountability in all aspects of our operations. We will provide clear guidelines and mechanisms for addressing concerns related to freedom of expression and ensure that all decisions regarding content moderation or disciplinary actions are made transparently and fairly.


  1. Training and Education: Orapuh will provide training and educational resources to all individuals associated with the organisation to promote an understanding of the principles and values outlined in this policy. This training will include guidance on respectful communication, conflict resolution, and understanding the boundaries of freedom of expression.
  2. Content Guidelines: Orapuh will develop clear content guidelines to ensure that all materials produced or disseminated by the organisation adhere to our principles of freedom of expression while also upholding our commitment to accuracy, integrity, and professionalism.
  3. Complaints and Appeals Process: Orapuh will establish a formal process for individuals to submit complaints or appeals related to violations of freedom of expression within the organisation. This process will include mechanisms for investigation, mediation, and resolution of disputes in a fair and timely manner.
  4. Review and Revision: Orapuh will regularly review and revise this policy in consultation with relevant stakeholders to ensure that it remains relevant and effective in upholding our commitment to freedom of expression.


Orapuh is dedicated to fostering an environment where freedom of expression flourishes, enabling us to fulfill our mission of promoting oral and public health information, education, and research. By upholding the principles outlined in this policy, we reaffirm our commitment to creating a culture of openness, diversity, and intellectual freedom within our organisation.