WHO EB152 - FDI-IADR statement on Item 6
FDI World Dental Federation (FDI), representing over one million dentists, and the International Association for Dental Research, representing over 10,000 researchers across the world, welcomes the Director-General’s report and the draft updated Appendix 3.
Implementing a wide range of population-wide NCD policies and services across prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and palliative care will increase the UHC service coverage index for NCDs and contribute to existing global NCD targets and the new oral health targets.
We urge Member States to adopt the proposed decision on Appendix 3 and contribute to the menu of cost-effective interventions for oral health due for discussion later in 2023.
The Global Oral Health Action Plan, in paragraph 39, requests a WHO comprehensive report on progress