At the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury, FDI, the International Association for Dental Research and the World Health Organization advocated for the continued phase down of dental amalgam.
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.
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”.