News

Gearing up for WOHD 2013

28 February 2013

FDI is gearing up for World Oral health Day 2013, 20 March, with some surprises in store for its members and the general public and great support from national dental associations!

IADS wants to expand overseas research programme

28 February 2013

The International Association of Dental Students (IADS) is looking to expand its network of universities collaborating in its International Dental Research Programme (IDRP) and is seeking advice from within the acade

News from Mozambique and Brazil

28 February 2013

The Mozambique government has issued two reports on its oral health campaign in schools in 2011 and 2012, both of which, they conclude achieved their objectives. They are available in Portuguese only.

Reinforcing contacts in Saudi Arabia …. and among dental students

28 February 2013

Held under the auspices of HRH Prince Dr Faisal Bin Mesahl Al Saud, Vice Governor of Qassim Province, the 5th Dental Student Scientific Meeting (DSSM), 12 to 14 February, provided an ideal opportunity for FDI to reinforce

Secured funding lets FDI pursue Vision 2020, phase 2

28 February 2013

With second-phase funding now secured, FDI’s landmark Vision 2020 project moved into its second phase, with the first meeting of the Task Team charged with translating the strategic statement into policy and

World Oral Health Day 2013: 40 days to create the buzz!

28 February 2013
World Oral Health Day

FDI and its member national dental associations (NDAs) have 40 days to create the buzz around World Oral Health Day 2013 - but already the signs are good as countries line

FDI Policy Statements published in IDJ

27 February 2013

FDI official Policy Statements are now published in the International Dental Journal (IDJ). This means they are available on Medline/PubMed and citable as bibliographic references.

UNEP-WHO-FDI-IDM launch amalgam pilot project in East Africa on 6 March

27 February 2013

FDI is organising a workshop for the dental professsionals in East Africa on the phase down of dental amalgam. The project is being undertaken as part of the UNEP-WHO-IDM-FDI pilot project.

FDI 2103 Istanbul: Preliminary Programme imminent

01 February 2013

FDI is in the process finalizing the FDI 2013 Istanbul Preliminary Programme, due to be mailed out priority by the middle of February.

Focus on prevention at Athens LLL event

01 February 2013

Twenty-six participants from as far afield as Chile and Vietnam gathered in Athens, Greece, on 29 and 30 January to take stock of progress in the landmark Live.Learn.Laugh.