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WHO launches new sugars intake Guideline

25 March 2015

The World Health Organization (WHO) has just launched its ‘Guideline: Sugars intake for adults and children’. It retains the proposal from the previous Guideline (2002) that sugars should make up less than 10% of total energy intake per day.

FDI President to address opening session of World Congress on oral health and ageing

24 February 2015

FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong is scheduled to present an opening lecture on 13 March at the World Congress 2015, 'Dental care and oral health for healthy longevity in an aging society'.

Huge success of FDI Africa Workshop

24 February 2015

The FDI February workshop for leaders of national dental associations (NDAs) in Africa turned out a huge success.

Seven courses in FDI’s March CE Programme

24 February 2015

FDI pursues its international Continuing Education Programme in March with four courses in Eastern Europe and three in the Middle East.

WHO ‘Sugars’ guidelines to be discussed at FDI 2015 Bangkok World Oral Health Forum

24 February 2015

'WHO Guideline on Sugars intake for adults and children' will be a key subject of debate during this year’s World Health Forum.

APCD 2015: outstanding science and ground-breaking technology & innovations

23 February 2015

The 37th Asia Pacific Dental Congress (APDC 2015) is taking place in Singapore from 3 to 5 April 2015 under the theme ‘Meeting Future Challenges’.

Brief update on IAPD

26 January 2015

The highly successful 2014 programme of the International Association for Paediatric Dentistry (IAPD) featured a special session held during the FDI Annual World Dental Congress in New Delhi in September, a regional meeting in Moscow, Russia, at the end of the same mo

CE Programme starts 2015 with 7 courses in January

26 January 2015

FDI’s Continuing Education Programme has started the year 2015 with three events in the Middle East, two in Asia, one in Eastern Europe and one in Latin America.

Middle East

Decease of ‘father’ of modern dental implantology

26 January 2015

Dr Per-Ingvar Brånemark, considered the father of the dental implantology, passed away on 20 December 2014. He was 85 years old.

February leadership training course for African NDAs

15 January 2015

A special course taking place in Geneva from 2 to 7 February is set to provide training to the leaders of 19 African national dental association (NDA. The objective is to empower the NDAs by enhancing the management and leadership skills of the NDA leaders.