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Webinar: Minamata

Webinar: What dentists need to know about the Minamata Convention on Mercury

01 May 2019

FDI World Dental Federation will host a webinar on 14 May 2019 on the Minamata Convention on Mercury and its impact on the dental profession. In an interview with FDI, experts share a brief preview of what to expect during the webinar.

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Countries meet to accelerate implementation of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

05 December 2018

Dental amalgam stirred debate at the second Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP2), gathering close to 150 countries.

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FDI ensures oral health community interests represented at key Minamata Convention on Mercury meetings

04 October 2017

FDI ensured the oral health community was represented at the 1st Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP1). WHO held a side event in the run up to COP1 and FDI used the opportunity to call for an update of the “WHO Guideline on Future Use of Materials for Dental Restoration”.

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Minamata Convention on Mercury comes into force in August affecting use of dental amalgam

06 June 2017

The global treaty to protect human health and the environment from the adverse effects of mercury reached the 50-ratifications milestone.