Letter from the President

Unity of purpose at the Mid-Year Meetings

26 April 2016

It is heartening to report that FDI's good form continues unabated, with our recent Mid-Year Meetings demonstrating the commitment of Council and the Standing Committees to work together to reach the goals our Federation has set for the coming years - and, above all, communicate their activities.

Building blocks for oral health strategy

26 November 2015

Creating the building blocks for oral health strategy is a question of meeting and discussing issues of concern with local dental associations. This was my aim in meetings in Lebanon and Senegal in early and mid-October. The first took me to Beirut on 8 October.

There I had the opportunity to meet and exchange views with presidents from dental associations in Egypt, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen as well as from the Palestinian Dental Association and the Union of Palestinian Dentists in Lebanon.

A call for support following Typhoon Haiyan

03 December 2013

A call for support following Typhoon Haiyan
Dr Tin Chun Wong, FDI President

I and my fellow FDI Council members were deeply saddened by the images of the Philippines distributed around the world.