News

FDI at WHO session on ‘self-care’

08 May 2013

Early April, FDI and the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) were among a group of non-governmental organizations from the medical sector—some medical societies but, for the most part, patient groups—i

FDI President to attend World Health Assembly

08 May 2013

FDI President Dr Orlando Monteiro da Silva will be in Geneva on 20 and 21 May to attend days one and two of the Sixty-sixth World Health Assembly (WHO headquarters, 20 to 28 May).

High mercury levels at some Pakistan dental hospitals, claims study

08 May 2013

Indoor levels of mercury at some dental hospitals in Pakistan are between 8 and 20 times higher than the permissible level for human health, claims a study carried out by the Islamabad-based Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI).

Prof A. Mersel appointed CE Programme Director/Eastern Europe

08 May 2013

Prof. Alexandre Mersel (France) has just been appointed Continuing Education Programme Director for Eastern Europe. His nomination by the European Regional Organization was approved by the FDI Council during its meeting in Potsdam (Germany) in April.

Total number of World Oral Health Day celebrations: 36 and counting!

03 May 2013

Following FDI’s preliminary report of 15 national World Oral Health Day celebrations, a further 21 events have been communicated, including a policy roundtable ‘In Teeth we Trust’ at the European Parliament.

9th CDA Scientific Convention and Trade Exhibition

04 April 2013

The Cambodian Dental Association (CDA) has just held its 9th consecutive Scientific Convention and Trade Exhibition. It took place in the nation’s capital Phnom Penh city on 15 and 16 March 2013.

FDI President reiterates WOHD message at dental gathering in Chinese Taipei

04 April 2013
A recent invitation from the Taipei Dental Association gave FDI President Dr Orlando Monteiro da Silva the opportunity to reiterate to an audience in Asia the World Oral Health Day message

World Oral Health Day: preliminary reports

04 April 2013

From Armenia to Australia, from Mexico to Myanmar and from Portugal to Pakistan, news is coming in daily of the huge investment by FDI national dental associations in World Oral Health Day 2013 and its universal message ‘Heal

FDI President-Elect Dr Tin Chun Wong delivers prevention message at Hanoi (Vietnam) WOHD event

22 March 2013

World Oral Health Day (WOHD), 20 March, FDI President-Elect Dr Tin Chun Wong delivered a message of prevention at a special event held in Hanoi, Vietnam.

World Oral Health Day opens NASDAQ

22 March 2013

The NASDAQ stock exchange in New York City opened 20 March with a salute to World Oral Health Day, courtesy of FDI partner Henry Schein, Inc, a NASDAQ-listed company.