Margaret Chan in her final address as WHO DG to WHA70

FDI calls for inclusion of oral health in global health policies at World Health Assembly

01 June 2017

FDI’s message to the global health community: governments should include dental associations in the development of antimicrobial resistance actions plans; funding should be allocated for oral health to prevent oral disease in the context of noncommunicable diseases; and oral health should be integrated into the 2030 Agenda where FDI’s measurement tool, once developed, will be key to monitoring oral health outcomes.

NOMA is a severe disease

WHO releases information materials for early detection and control of noma cases

09 March 2017

The World Health Organization (WHO) just launched an information brochure, and derived poster, on early detection and management of noma in the African region.