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FDI signs Letter of Cooperation in Myanmar

02 April 2014

FDI has signed a Letter of Cooperation with two Ministries in Myanmar, its member the Myanmar Dental Association and Signal (under the management of Unilever Myanmar Service Limited) to ‘Give Myanmar Children a Cavity Free Future’.

London press launch for FDI report

02 April 2014

FDI launched its report ‘Oral Health Worldwide’ during a press event held on World Oral Health Day, 20 March, in the London premises of the British Dental Association.

WHO public consultation on draft guideline on sugar intake

02 April 2014

FDI has forwarded its response to a public consultation, launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 5 March, on the new WHO draft guideline on the consumption of free sugars

Worlds apart, WOHD 2014 celebrated from Vanuatu to New York City

02 April 2014

The Pacific Island state of Vanuatu, population 247,262* (World Bank 2012), joined over 100 countries worldwide to ‘celebrate healthy smiles’ on World Oral Health Day 2014.

Up to 9 FDI Policy Statements envisaged in 2014

27 February 2014

Nine new or revised FDI Policy Statements are currently under consideration, seven within the FDI Science Committee (SC), two within the Dental Practice Committee (DPC).

2014 IDEM FDI lecture on Multidisciplinary Approach Periodontal Therapy

26 February 2014

FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong will chair the FDI lecture, scheduled for day 3 (6 April) of the IDEM Singapore 2014. The lecture, ‘Multidisciplinary Approach Periodontal Therapy’, will be delivered by Dr David W.

AEEDEC, Dubai: FDI promotes its congress, consolidates partnerships

26 February 2014

FDI representatives spent three highly productive days from 4 to 6 February at the 18th UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition (AEEDC), held at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Live.Learn.Laugh. - launch of Phase III

26 February 2014

FDI is pleased to announce the beginning of Phase III of the Live.Learn.Laugh. partnership with Unilever.

FDI statement on the Minamata Convention to the WHO Executive Board

28 January 2014

FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong made a statement on 23 January to the World Health Organization Executive Board (Geneva, 20 to 24 January). Her subject was oral health and the Minamata Convention on Mercury.