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WHO mobile learning app on COVID-19 supports health workers around the globe

17 June 2020

The WHO Academy recently launched a mobile learning app that provides health workers with critical, evidence-based information and tools to respond to COVID-19. 

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FDI welcomes WHO resolution on COVID-19 but highlights the need to protect dental teams

25 May 2020

FDI welcomed the resolution on the COVID-19 response at the 73rd WHO World Health Assembly and put forward some key recommendations to support member states in mitigating the impact of the pandemic.

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FDI tells WHO that oral health must be integrated into strategies addressing other diseases

26 February 2020

FDI ensured oral health was not ignored during ministerial debates at the 146th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board. Country-level health policies must integrate strategies to address oral diseases in order to deliver real person-centered care.

Sri Lanka affirms oral health as a key element of universal health coverage at WHO EB 146

06 February 2020

As a non-state actor in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), FDI ensures oral health is included when ministers debate global health priorities, action plans and targets. FDI is delivering three statements at the WHO Executive Board to press for further commitments on oral health.

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72nd World Health Assembly misses critical opportunity to drive action on oral health

29 May 2019

Member States gathered for the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva to discuss pressing global health issues but failed to take tangible action on oral health.

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Oral health must be integrated into universal health coverage #WorldHealthDay

03 April 2019

World Health Day is dedicated to universal health coverage (UHC). Integrating oral health into UHC should improve health outcomes and reduce inequalities in access to care.

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Reporting back from Brazzaville: FDI attends WHO capacity-building workshop on oral health

26 March 2019

FDI showed its commitment to oral health in Africa by attending a WHO workshop meant to build momentum around the Regional Oral Health Strategy.

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FDI calls for measurable action on oral health at 144th WHO Executive Board

06 February 2019

As a non-state actor in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), FDI delivered six statements at the WHO Executive Board, pressing for further commitments on oral health.

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FDI lends the voice of oral health to 200 organizations calling for bold political commitments on NCDs

18 June 2018

FDI joined 200 organizations to welcome the WHO Independent High-Level Commission Report on NCDs but highlighted the oral health gaps that still need to be addressed.

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FDI calls for global action on oral health at the 71st World Health Assembly

31 May 2018

The 71st World Health Assembly reviewed a diverse range of health topics with notable deliberations on issues affecting healthcare professionals and noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). FDI delivered statements on the preparation for the upcoming UN High-level meeting on NCDs; using digital applications (mHealth) to enhance public health outcomes; and maternal, infant and young child nutrition.