FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong travelled to Warsaw, Poland, in early December to congratulate FDI member, the Chambers of Physicians and Dental Practitioners in Poland (PCDP), on the 25th anniversary of its ‘Re-establishment’.
FDI’s new Oral Health Observatory application will be ready for its official launch early in the New Year. The app is designed to assess the state of oral health of patients as reported by their dentist and by the patients themselves.
At a recent meeting at the Geneva headquarters of the World Health Organization (WH0), FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong had the opportunity of discussing a wide range of oral health-related issues with WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan.
The 5th scientific awareness day organized by FDI member the Association des Odonto-stomatologistes du Mali (AOSMA) focused on the specific and general care extended by oral health profession to patients suffering from systemic diseases.
FDI will soon be making available a toolkit developed by the Education Committee containing practical advice for dentists on how to implement the provisions on dental amalgam in the Minamata Convention on Mercury in a clinical setting.
Prof. Charles Muhima Pilipili has been appointed Director of FDI’s Continuing Education Programme in the African region. The appointment took place at the meeting of the FDI Council in New Delhi last September.