The 2nd Global Week for Action on NCDs, from 2–8 September 2019, will focus on Ensuring Healthy Lives for All: NCDs and Universal Health Coverage – in advance of the first High-Level Meeting on UHC in September 2019.
This prediction is part of a positive evolution of periodontal health awareness over the past two years as well as increasing continuing education opportunities made available by dedicated periodontology associations.
Dr Makino discusses how to build bridges between oral health and other primary healthcare professionals through inter-professional collaboration (IPC) to improve the prevention and control of noncommunicable disease (NCD) risk factors and comorbidities.
The oral health crisis is at a crossroads. A new Lancet Series explores why oral health has been neglected by the global health community and calls for radical reforms to stem the growing burden of oral diseases.
OHO Task Team Chair Dr Michael Sereny discusses the aims of the Oral Health Observatory (OHO) session in San Francisco in September. OHO recruits dentists to gather data about the oral health and quality of life of their patients, using an easy-to-use mobile app developed by FDI.