News

FDI progresses with its African Strategy and CE Programme

27 November 2015

FDI’s Strategy for Africa progressed significantly in 2015 and it will continue to move forward in 2016. In addition Continuing Education Courses are scheduled next year in five countries on the African continent.

FDI wraps 2015 with 4 projects already launched and 2 initiatives underway

27 November 2015

FDI launched four new partnership-projects during 2015 as well as two new initiatives during the latter part of the year. All partnership projects are carried out in cooperation with FDI member national dental associations in the countries involved.

World Oral Health Forum on UHC

29 October 2015

The second session of the 2015 edition of FDI’s landmark World Oral Health Forum, entitled ‘Universal Health Coverage (UHC): towards optimal oral health’, was held 24 September during the Annual World Dental Congress in Bangkok.

First meeting of Quality in Dentistry WG

28 October 2015

The first meeting of the FDI Working Group (WG) on Quality in Dentistry took place on 27 and 28 October in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

First site visit for FDI 2016 Poznań exhibitors

28 October 2015

60 participants joined FDI and its local partners the Polish Dental Society and Exactus to view the layout and facilities for exhibitors at the Poznań Congress Center, venue of the 2016 FDI Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) and its associated international dental ex

Nine African NDA leaders convene in Dakar

28 October 2015

FDI President Dr Patrick Hescot and leaders from nine Africa-based National Dental Associations convened in Dakar, Senegal, on 18 October for a session of discussions within the context of FDI’s Strategy for Africa.

November CE Programme in Indonesia and Egypt

27 October 2015

FDI pursues its 2015 Continuing Education Programme in November with courses in Indonesia and Egypt.

3rd World Oral Health Forum debates intake of free sugars

30 September 2015

The 3rd World Oral Health Forum, held during the FDI Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) in Bangkok in September comprised two sessions.

Dental Association of Thailand passes AWDC torch to Polish Dental Society

30 September 2015
Congress

The official ceremony to transfer the FDI’s Annual World Dental Congress from the Dental Association of Thailand (organizer of the 2015 event) to the Polish Dental Society (responsible for the 2016 event) took place during the FDI General Assembly on 24 September in Bangkok.

Education for caries prevention: FDI’s new Caries Prevention Partnership

30 September 2015

FDI’s new Caries Prevention Partnership was launched with a Caries Management Summit and Workshop held during the recent FDI Annual World Dental Congress in Bangkok.