1. Strategic Leadership: The OAB provides strategic leadership to all Orapuh tribal entities, guiding the organisation in achieving its mission and vision. This includes setting long-term goals, defining strategic priorities, and monitoring progress towards objectives.
  2. Oversight Functions: The OAB exercises oversight functions over all Orapuh tribal entities, ensuring that they operate in accordance with established policies, procedures, and ethical standards. This involves reviewing financial performance, assessing operational effectiveness, and mitigating risks.
  3. Academic Leadership: The OAB provides academic leadership to the Orapuh tribal entities. This includes setting academic standards, approving curriculum development, and promoting excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship.
  4. Policy Development: The OAB is responsible for developing and reviewing policies that govern the activities of Orapuh tribal entities. This involves identifying areas requiring policy intervention, soliciting input from stakeholders, and ensuring that policies are aligned with Orapuh’s mission and values.
  5. Resource Allocation: The OAB oversees the allocation of resources to Orapuh tribal entities, ensuring that they have the necessary funding, human capital, and infrastructure to fulfill their mandates effectively. This involves budgetary planning, resource prioritisation, and monitoring resource utilisation.
  6. Stakeholder Engagement: The OAB engages with stakeholders, including staff, students, faculty, donors, partners, and the wider community, to solicit feedback, build relationships, and foster collaboration. This involves communicating Orapuh’s mission and accomplishments, addressing concerns, and seeking input on strategic decisions.
  7. Quality Assurance: The OAB is responsible for ensuring the quality and integrity of Orapuh’s academic programmes, research endeavors, publications, and other activities. This includes establishing quality assurance mechanisms, conducting regular assessments, and implementing improvements based on feedback and best practices.
  8. Promotion and Advocacy: The OAB promotes Orapuh’s mission, achievements, and contributions to oral and public health information, education, and research. This involves advocating for Orapuh’s interests, raising awareness about its initiatives, and enhancing its reputation as a leader in the field.
  9. Conflict Resolution: The OAB serves as a forum for resolving conflicts and addressing grievances that may arise within Orapuh tribal entities. This includes facilitating communication, mediating disputes, and promoting a culture of collaboration and mutual respect.
  10. Continuous Improvement: The OAB is committed to continuous improvement and innovation in all aspects of Orapuh’s operations. This involves monitoring industry trends, identifying opportunities for growth and development, and implementing initiatives to enhance Orapuh’s effectiveness and impact.

By fulfilling these primary responsibilities, the Orapuh Oversight and Academic Board (OAB) ensures the success and sustainability of Orapuh tribal entities, advancing their collective mission to promote oral and public health worldwide.