News

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.

'Best of FDI 2014'

18 December 2014
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FDI President joins 25th anniversary celebrations in Poland

18 December 2014

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’.

First FDI-Unilever partnership Phase III workshop

18 December 2014

The first workshop of Phase III of the FDI-Unilever partnership took place in Istanbul from 8 to 9 December. It followed a preparatory web conference on 23 November.

Oral Health Observatory app ready for launch

17 December 2014

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.

A meeting between WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan and FDI leadership

26 November 2014

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.

Mali: AOSMA 5th scientific awareness day

25 November 2014

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.