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Regional Oral Health Action Plan for Africa debated at Harare meeting

27 January 2014

Chief Dental Officers, Directors of WHO Collaborating Centres for Oral Health in the African Region and other stakeholders from 19 Anglophone and Lusophone countries convened on 10-11 December 2013 in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Time for urgent action from health professionals, says regulation expert

27 January 2014

Health professions need to take the lead in building effective regulatory systems – because regulation is an essential means of gaining and maintaining the trust of patients.

Number 37 - December 2013

09 December 2013


11.12.2013 - World Oral Health Day 2014: a focus on protecting the teeth and mouth throughout life

26 November 2015
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A lifelong strategy for caries

05 December 2013

With dentists worldwide seeking guidance on effective ways to implement effective strategies for caries prevention and control, as called for in the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the timing of the International Dental Conference ‘Caries Control throughout life in As

Collaborative Practice TT holds first meeting

04 December 2013

A key element of FDI Vision 2020 will take another step forward in December with the first meeting of the newly created FDI Task Team on Collaborative Practice (CPTT).

A call for support following Typhoon Haiyan

03 December 2013

A call for support following Typhoon Haiyan
Dr Tin Chun Wong, FDI President

I and my fellow FDI Council members were deeply saddened by the images of the Philippines distributed around the world.

Effective environmental management

03 December 2013

FDI’s commitment to effective environmental management of dental practices took a lead forward in early November with its participation in a best practice workshop, organized with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and