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NO 66 - AUGUST 2016
 


FOCUS ON:
FDI President to chair joint FDI/ISO TC 106 10 September session in Poznan to discuss dental implants and the challenges of meeting global demand.
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FDI anticipates another winning congress
The FDI President highlights some of the events that will make 2016 yet another winner for FDI – and an even more rewarding experience for members and other participants.
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FDI 2016 POZNAN
See you in Poznan!
FDI looks forward to welcoming participants at the 2016 Annual World Dental Congress, Poznan, Poland, 7-10 September.
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ORAL HEALTH OBSERVATORY
Oral Health Observatory: new mobile app and project roll-out to be launched in Poznan
FDI will launch the deployment phase of the Oral Health Observatory (OHO), its innovative app-based research project, at September’s Annual World Dental Congress in Poznan, Poland.
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WHO African Region
FDI welcomes the proposed WHO oral health strategy for Africa
FDI has welcomed the World Health Organization’s regional oral health strategy for Africa 2016–2025, which, in line with the FDI approach, addresses oral disease within an overall strategy for NCDs.
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African health ministers endorse regional oral health strategy for 2016-2025
Health ministers of the WHO African Region have endorsed a strategy for Member States to improve oral health and enhance control of non-communicable diseases in general.
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NATIONAL DENTAL ASSOCIATIONS
KDA inputs to Kenyan government oral health position at RC66
Congratulations and thanks to the Kenya Dental Association for contributing to their national government position during the debate to launch the ‘Regional Oral Health Strategy for Africa 2016–2025’.
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VISION 2020
Wrigley signs on to the FDI Vision 2020 partnership
Wrigley has become the latest partner to join Vision 2020, an FDI initiative to raise the political profile of oral health among public health officials and other decision-makers at national and international level.
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NONCOMMUNICABLE DISEASES
Michael R. Bloomberg Becomes WHO Global Ambassador for NCDs
On 17 August, WHO named Michael R. Bloomberg, philanthropist and former three-term Mayor of the City of New York, as Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs).
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PARTNER EVENTS
ICOI to take place in Singapore in October 2016
The International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) will be taking place in Singapore from 27 to 29 October 2016 on the theme ‘Digitalizing Esthetics and Functionality in Oral Implantology’.
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