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New initiatives, new opportunities
Dr Patrick Hescot, 22 June 2016

The past couple of months have been especially rich in opportunities for FDI, allowing us to: demonstrate the viability and demand for regional congresses; progress in key project areas; strengthen working relations with our key partner, the International Association for Dental Association (IADR); and reinforce the status of oral health during the World Health Assembly.

We have also wound down 'Smile Around the World' with partner Ivoclar-Vivadent. The first evaluation shows a high-level of satisfaction with the programme by both organizers and participants in Brazil and India.

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JUL
FDI to hold special session on oral health and an ageing population in Poznań
Faithful to its tradition of addressing the most pressing oral health issues of the day, FDI will be holding a special session on oral health and an ageing population on 10 September – the final day of the Annual World Dental Congress 2016 – in Poznań, Poland.


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JUL
Oral health literacy to promote sustainability
The Academy of Dentistry International, an FDI affiliate member, was recently invited to hold a workshop in the context of the 66th United Nations DPI/NGO Conference ‘Education for Global Citizenship, Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Together’ (Gyeongju, Republic of Korea, 30 May-1 June).


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JUL
Victory for health in Uruguay tobacco ruling
Health has just scored a major victory in its fight against ‘big tobacco’ following the dismissal by the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) of a case brought by Philip Morris against the government of Uruguay.


28
JUL
Women leading change at the FDI annual congress
In a timely nod to political and socioeconomic reality, the morning session of the 2016 Women Dentists Worldwide (WDW) Forum, on 8 September, will be held under the theme ‘Women's leadership in global health’.

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