News from Mozambique and Brazil
The Mozambique government has issued two reports on its oral health campaign in schools in 2011 and 2012, both of which, they conclude achieved their objectives. They are available in Portuguese only.
Mozambique: report on the oral health campaign in schools 2011.
Mozambique: report on the oral health campaign in schools 2012.
In Brazil, FDI President Orlando Monteiro da Silva—happy, for once, to make a speech in his own language—addressed the Sao Paulo Association of Dentists interdisciplinary congress (APCD / CIOSP congress), which took place in Sao Paulo from 31 January to 3 February.
He also took the opportunity of his visit to Brazil to welcome new FDI member the Brazilian Association of Dental Surgeons (ABCD). ABCD’s application to join FDI was accepted by the General Assembly, meeting in Hong Kong in August 2012.