News

FDI Policy Statements published in IDJ

27 February 2013

FDI official Policy Statements are now published in the International Dental Journal (IDJ). This means they are available on Medline/PubMed and citable as bibliographic references.

UNEP-WHO-FDI-IDM launch amalgam pilot project in East Africa on 6 March

27 February 2013

FDI is organising a workshop for the dental professsionals in East Africa on the phase down of dental amalgam. The project is being undertaken as part of the UNEP-WHO-IDM-FDI pilot project.

FDI 2103 Istanbul: Preliminary Programme imminent

01 February 2013

FDI is in the process finalizing the FDI 2013 Istanbul Preliminary Programme, due to be mailed out priority by the middle of February.

Focus on prevention at Athens LLL event

01 February 2013

Twenty-six participants from as far afield as Chile and Vietnam gathered in Athens, Greece, on 29 and 30 January to take stock of progress in the landmark Live.Learn.Laugh.

The relevance of the Vision 2020 messages

01 February 2013

FDI President-Elect addresses launch of LLL in Myanmar

Oral Health and environment protected under Minamata Convention

25 January 2013

FDI World Dental Federation has welcomed the outcome of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) International Negotiating Committee (INC5), which closed on 19 January.

FDI partnership opportunities

02 January 2013

Vision 2020: help shape the future of oral health!

World Oral Health Day: 20 March

02 January 2013
As of 2013, World Oral Health Day will be celebrated on 20 March. The original date, 12 September, was moved following a decision in Hong Kong and subsequent publication of a revised Policy Statement.

Bangladesh: FDI President addresses dental students

13 December 2012

FDI President Dr Orlando Monteiro da Silva was in Bangladesh mid-November to strengthen ties with local member, the Bangladesh Dental Society (BDS).

A focus on patient safety

03 December 2012

Patient safety is one of the key focus areas of FDI and FDI Councillor Prof Nermin Yamalik, who has written and lectured extensively on the subject.