FDI has naturally been concerned about recent events in Bangkok and a team from the Geneva office has been onsite assessing the situation. We are happy to announce that the Thai government has taken swift and effective action and the situation has returned to normal.
A record of over 1,500 participants from 81 countries attended the 25th Congress of the International Association of Paediatric Dentistry, held in Glasgow, United Kingdom, from 1 to 4 July, under the theme ‘The Voice of the Child’.
The Annual Congress of ZIDA, the Zimbabwe Dental Association, will be taking place from 7 to 11 August at the Troutbeck Inn Resort, Nyanga (East Highlands), Zimbabwe, under the theme ‘Restoration, Retention ...Reinvention'.
In a recent address entitled ‘A basis for future FDI strategy on ageing populations and oral health’, FDI President-Elect Dr Patrick Hescot emphasized the essential role of the mouth and teeth in healthy ageing.
The final figures for 2015 (end May) show that World Oral Health Day continues its phenomenal growth in participation, influence and outreach, with estimates of the total world audience rising to just under 27 million.